Maldives National Oil Company ltd (MNOC) has commenced oil and gas exploration in the Maldives.

Environment ministry on Monday announced a project worth MVR2.6 million to build dump sites in Lhaviyani atoll Kurendhoo, Olhuvelifushi and Raa atoll Kinolhas.

The water supply system to be established in Alifu Dhaalu atoll Maamigilli island has been inaugurated in the island this afternoon by Minister of Environment and Energy Thoriq Ibrahim and Parliame

Environment ministry on Monday announced a project worth MVR2.6 million to build dump sites in Lhaviyani atoll Kurendhoo, Olhuvelifushi and Raa atoll Kinolhas.

Minister of Environment and Energy Thorig Ibrahim said that the government would establish a waste management system in 3 areas of Maldives.

The bid to build two garbage barges has been succeeded by Tropic Investments Pvt. Ltd.

Ministry of Environment and Energy today held a ceremony to mark the initiation of physical works in GDh.

The Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) has pledged Dh22million (US$6 million) in concessionary loans for clean energy projects in the Maldives, Abu Dhabi media has reported. Read more in this January 2014 edition of the Monthly Overview on State of Environment, Maldives.

The Health Protection Agency (HPA) on Thursday advised the public to beware as hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) is spreading in some islands.

The South Asia convention on Coastal Management convention jointly organised by Centre for Science and Environment and Pondicherry-based PondyCAN identified the need for the South Asian countries to share experiences and approaches and the need to learn from each other.

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