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Whale Shark, Maldives
2014-08-13 09:59:28

PeerJ Three percent of global shark wildlife tourism money is spent viewing whale sharks in the Maldives They are the largest fish in the world but the impact of this majestic and charismatic animal on the economy of the island nation of the Maldives was largely unknown. A new study by scientists of the Maldives Whale Shark Research Programme (MWSRP) reveals that a small group of whale sharks in a single Maldivian Atoll accounts for nearly 3% of the global shark ecotourism and nearly...

2014-05-29 23:10:41

ONE CONNXT Provides Video Transport To The World For Asian Football Confederation Challenge Cup From The Maldives The Maldives (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 ONE CONNXT, a division of ONE Media Corp Inc., announced today that they are providing live video transport for the Asian Football Confederation’s 2014 Challenge Cup in the Maldives. ONE CONNXT previously provided video transport service for the 2013 SAFF Championship from Nepal. The AFC Challenge Cup is being held May 19-30 for emerging...

2014-04-29 16:35:37

St. Tropez Riviera-Wear Launching in America. LOS ANGELES, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- St. Tropez based luxury brand Scalise is making its debut into the United States with its first store opening in Los Angeles on Roberston Blvd. This is the brand's newest arm of expansion after opening doors in 2013 in Ibiza, Hong Kong and the Maldives. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140429/81742) Scalise will be taking the essence of the French Mediterranean coast and...

How To Save Reefs Containing The Most Diversity With Limited Resources
2014-04-11 09:55:31

Wildlife Conservation Society Marine scientists keen on finding patterns of coral decline and persistence in gradually warming oceans have a complex challenge: how to save reefs containing the most diversity with limited resources. In the Western Indian Ocean, researchers from the Wildlife Conservation Society, the University of Warwick, the ARC Centre for Excellence of Coral Reef Studies, Simon Fraser University, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and other groups have found...

2014-03-27 00:21:36

Tailor-made solutions will help market participants leverage the rich opportunities in Brunei, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Maldives KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dwindling fresh water resources coupled with the rapid growth of water-intensive industries is driving the water and wastewater treatment (WWWT) market in Brunei, Hong Kong, Maldives and Taiwan. Opportunities for market participants abound as these countries look for technologies to reduce and monitor non-revenue...

2014-02-20 23:26:05

As a result of a joint venture between the Aquiva Foundation and STELCO, the Maldives has inaugurated the world’s first desalination unit utilizing the waste heat of the local power generator to produce up to 10 tons of drinking water per day through membrane distillation. The technology is being provided by memsys. London (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 The small Maldivian Island of Guhli welcomes the world’s first desalination unit utilizing the waste heat of the local power generator to...

Island Ecosystems In Peril Due To Sea Level Rise
2013-11-14 05:08:52

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Before he was deposed as president of the island nation of the Maldives last year, Mohamed Nasheed was a fierce advocate and proponent for addressing the seemingly inevitable environmental crisis coming about as a result of global sea level rise. President Nasheed and his efforts were chronicled in the 2011 documentary ‘The Island President.’ In addition to the threat of sea level rise, we were reminded this past weekend about...

New Island Formation In The Maldives Should Not Be Restricted By Future Sea Level Rise
2013-09-26 12:23:48

University of Exeter The continued accumulation of sand within the iconic ring-shaped reefs inside Maldivian atolls could provide a foundation for future island development new research suggests. Islands like the Maldives are considered likely to be the first to feel the effects of climate change induced sea level rise, with future island growth essential to counter the threat of rising sea levels. The study published in the journal Geology, and carried out by researchers from the...

2013-06-20 23:26:45

HMS Infotech P Ltd proudly announces an alliance with Octopus Systems as their Channel Partner in the gorgeous Maldives for reselling Hotelogix to the hospitality industry there. Hotelogix is a cloud based Property Management System (PMS) and Online Distribution System, used by small and medium sized hospitality businesses in over 50 countries across the globe today. Bangalore, India (PRWEB) June 20, 2013 Octopus Systems focuses on cloud based technologies to enhance business operations. As...


Latest Maldives Reference Libraries

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2007-03-26 12:10:42

The Redtail butterflyfish, Chaetodon collare, is a butterflyfish of the family Chaetodontidae found in the Indo-Pacific oceans from the Persian Gulf and Maldives to Japan, the Philippines and Indonesia, at depths down to 49.21 ft (15 m). It can grow up to 7.09 in (18 cm) in length.

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2007-02-21 18:17:03

The Titan triggerfish, Balistoides viridescens, is the largest of the triggerfish species and can grow up to 2.46 ft (75 cm) in length. Their range includes reef areas in the Indo-Pacific region, including Australia, Fiji, Thailand, Indonesia and the Maldives. The fish is not a pelagic species and generally lives in the flat areas of the reef. Characteristics Titan triggerfish are the workers of the reef and often surrounded by other fish feeding from the leftovers. Titan triggerfish...

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