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Maldives Backslides Into Repression as the World Calls for President Nasheed's Release

Amal Clooney | Posted 10.14.2015 | World
Amal Clooney

The government wants the world to believe that the Maldives is a nascent democracy and a tourist paradise. But despite its expensive PR strategies, the world is not fooled.

Katherine Boehrer

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

Investigation Finds Maldives President's Ouster 'Not A Coup'

AP | Posted 10.30.2012 | World

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — A domestic inquiry commission in the Maldives has concluded that former President Mohamed Nasheed's resignation earlier thi...

Joanna Zelman

How One Man Led A (Literally) Drowning Nation | 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...

Maldives President Nasheed Installs Solar on Official Residence, Knocks Ignorance of Climate Deniers

Brendan DeMelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brendan DeMelle

Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed, who once famously held a cabinet meeting underwater to draw attention to climate change, is installing a solar pho...