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The Maldives

The Exceptional Traveler: Are You Sure You Want to Sign Up for That Tour?

Bonnie Kassel | Posted 11.03.2014 | Travel
Bonnie Kassel

Sri Lanka has absolutely everything a traveler could want. Miles of sugary beaches lined with palm trees, wildlife reserves, ancient ruins that house massive Buddhas, historic colonial towns, a bounty of tropical fruits -- and it's safe.

The Politics of Energy Is Changing

Mohamed Nasheed | Posted 08.28.2013 | Green
Mohamed Nasheed

Bad energy policy is not just polluting our planet; it is polluting our politics, and warping international relations. It is the invisible force holding nations in thrall to dictators, causing conflicts and repressing human rights.

How Tourist Snapshots Help Scientists

Posted 02.13.2013 | Travel

A new study conducted at Imperial College London used a collection of tourist snapshots to identify migratory sharks in the Maldives using the fingerp...

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...

'Island President' Sheds Harsh New Light on Copenhagen Climate Deal

Corbin Hiar | Posted 06.24.2012 | World
Corbin Hiar

The Island President stars Mohamed Nasheed, the first democratically elected president of the Maldives. Until Nasheed was deposed in what his supporters describe as a coup, he was a leading voice in the fight to stop global warming and rising seas which threaten his homeland.

The Maldives and Greenland's Ilulissat (VIDEO, PHOTOS): Two Countries Experiencing Global Warming At An Alarming Rate

The Huffington Post | Gazelle Emami | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The Maldives, a string of islands in the Indian Ocean, and Greenland's biggest glacier, Ilulissat, are polar opposites in terms of location and terrai...

Weekly Mulch: At Cancun, Incentives Point Toward Incremental Progress on Climate Change

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
The Media Consortium

by Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium Blogger This year's round of the United Nations-led climate change negotiations, ongoing in Cancun, Mexico, for the ...

Vilu Reef Maldives Resort Marriage Hoax Leads To Arrests

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A Swiss couple who thought they were renewing their vows in a tropical ceremony were actually the subject of vicious verbal attacks by the officiator,...

Climate Change Requires a Real Movement

Mohamed Nasheed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mohamed Nasheed

For the Maldives, climate change is no vague or distant irritation but a clear and present danger to our survival.