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Katherine Boehrer

Former Maldives President: 'There's Nothing More Conservative Than Conserving The Planet'

HuffingtonPost.com | Katherine Boehrer | Posted 11.14.2014 | Green

For Mohamed Nasheed, former president of the Maldives, stopping carbon emissions and adapting to climate change is a necessity. The Maldives sit at an...

The Need for Asian Climate Leadership

Mohamed Nasheed | Posted 04.21.2014 | Green
Mohamed Nasheed

From small island states to delta settlements, Asia is the climate frontline. Seven of the ten countries most vulnerable to climate change are in Asia and the Pacific. It falls to Asian governments, whose primary responsibility is to protect their citizens, to respond.

Real Conservatives Don't Burn Coal

Mohamed Nasheed | Posted 03.18.2014 | Green
Mohamed Nasheed

The conservative movement's pro-fossil fuel advocacy flies in the face of free-market economics. Why are we continuing to subsidize highly profitable and polluting fossil fuel firms while choking off support for clean energy? We are not supposed to be the fossil fuel industry's trade union.

Former Maldives President Arrested

AP | BY KRISHAN FRANCIS | Posted 06.03.2013 | World

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka -- The former president of the Maldives was arrested Tuesday on charges of abuse of power during his tenure, setting off violent pr...

Fmr. Maldives President Flees To Indian Embassy After Arrest Ordered

AP | Posted 04.15.2013 | World

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — The former president of the Maldives said Wednesday he has taken refuge at the Indian Embassy after a court ordered his arr...

Former Maldives President Arrested

AP | BHARATHA MALLAWARACHI | Posted 12.07.2012 | World

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Police in the Maldives arrested former President Mohamed Nasheed on Monday after he twice failed to appear before a court ...

Maldivian Democratic Party Youth President Arrested

Gregory Rockson | Posted 09.17.2012 | World
Gregory Rockson

Shauna Aminath, president of the Maldivian Democratic Party Youth Wing, has been arrested and is currently been held in prison custody in the Dhoonidhoo detention island in the Maldives.

James Gerken

Warning From Maldives: 'You Can't Pick And Choose On Science'

HuffingtonPost.com | James Gerken | Posted 07.06.2012 | Green

Mohamed Nasheed, former president of the Maldives, has some words of climate change warning for the United States: "You can't pick and choose on scien...

Joanna Zelman

How One Man Led A (Literally) Drowning Nation

HuffingtonPost.com | Joanna Zelman | Posted 04.02.2012 | Green

Maldives is going underwater. Literally. Due to rising sea levels, studies suggest that the country, a chain of nearly 1,200 islands, could be unin...

Clare Richardson

Ousted Maldives President Warns Of Rocky Road To Democracy

HuffingtonPost.com | Clare Richardson | Posted 07.23.2012 | World

NEW YORK -- An island paradise known foremost for its picturesque beaches and tourism industry captured international headlines last February when the...

Police: Ousted President 'Not Cooperating'

AP | Posted 02.14.2012 | World

MALE, Maldives -- Authorities in the Maldives on Tuesday asked former President Mohamed Nasheed to make a police statement on his controversial order ...