An important aspect of our work is turtle monitoring: identifying the resident turtles on the reefs of Maldives using photographic identification. Photographic Identification, or photo-ID, is the process of recognizing individual animals of a species from unique markings on their body. Photo-ID is a scientifically proven method of “tagging” animals, (developed…

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Community Outreach in Maldives


ORP welcomes Community Outreach Coordinator Imaha (Kaia) Mohamed   Kaia joined the ORP team in August as our first Maldivian Community Outreach Coordinator. This one year full-time position was made possible by a grant from the Body Shop Foundation. Kaia hit the ground running with workshops, clean-ups, and training seminars…

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