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DG's visit to Addu city and Fuahmulah Protected Areas
Our Director General Mr. Ibrahim Naeem recently visited the site of developmental works progressing at protected areas in Addu City and Fuvahmulah under Climate Change Adaptation Project (CCAP).
Climate Change Adaptation Project is second phase project being carried out under Climate Change Trust Fund subsidized by European Union and Australian Aid in order to minimize possible negative environmental impacts due to climate change.
Mr. Ibrahim Naeem was engaged with City Councils of both Addu and Fuvahmulah regarding this project to discuss the sustainability of the project.
During his visit to Addu city Nature park, Mr. Naeem was acquainted with WHO's representative for Maldives Dr. Arvind Mathur, who attended the protected area along with Mr. Naeem to witness the progression of constructional works that are being carried out.
Mr. Naeem's inspection trip to the protected areas was accompanied by Biosphere Reserve Fund Manager Mr. Abdulla Shibaau and Senior Environmental Analyst of EPA Mr. Ahmed Shan.
The GLOBE Initiative’s Learning Expedition to the Sea Event – October 2023The GLOBE Initiative’s Learning Expedition to the Sea Event was conducted in partnership with EPA and GLOBE initiative’s Asia Pasific Office in Maldives this October. The event was held from 1st of October to 3rd of October 2023 in Male’, Hulhumale and Villingili island. 30 participants from 6 Asia Pacific Countries joined the event. The participants included students, teachers and Country Coordinators from Philippines, Thailand, Taiwan, Mongolia, Vietnam and India.
EPA Governing Board AppointedPresident Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has appointed the governing board of EPA on 4th October. Minister of Environment Dr. Hussain Rasheed Hassan met with the newly appointed Governing Board members on 7th October 2020 and welcomed them and congratulated them on their appointment.
Water Quality Data March 2019 (EC-pH)Following are the results of pH and Electrical Conductivity obtained for the water supplied by Male’ Water and Sewerage Company Private Limited within Male’, Hulhumale’ and Villimale’ from 3rd March 2019 to 31st March 2019.
EPA has stopped using single use plastics!The Waste Management Regulation (2013/R-58) implemented by the EPA encourages minimizing and reducing waste in everyday life. Under this principle, EPA has being taking measures to minimize generation of non recycabe waste at the workplace.
Consultations on B.Olhugiri Management PlanEPA, the Ministry of Environment and Energy (MEE), Biosphere reserve office, and biosphere reserve trust fund carried out stakeholder consultations on Olhugiri from 2nd to 4th October 2017 in Baa Atoll. The consultations were carried out to present the environment management plan prepared for Olhugiri to the stakeholders and to obtain remarks and comments on the management plan.
EPA installs long-term sampling points in AA.ThoddooEPA has installed permanent sampling points for long-term groundwater quality monitoring in AA.Thoddoo with the assistance of Global Environment Facility’s (GEF) Integrated water resource management (IWRM) project in the island.
International Coastal Cleanup Day 2017The International Coastal Cleanup Day, an international volunteer effort to keep our oceans and waterways clean, was celebrated with events throughout the nation this week.