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Discovered in the deep: the rainbow fish that’s born female and becomes male
Scientists in the Maldives were only able to reach the rose-veiled fairy wrasse by using specialised diving gear

Helen Scales

19, Oct, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Rich countries must urgently help poor nations hit by climate crisis, says V20
Twenty countries facing worst impact of global heating set out proposals for loss and damage payments

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

17, Oct, 2022 @4:45 PM

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UK joins calls for World Bank reform to focus funding on climate crisis
Alok Sharma’s intervention puts pressure on Trump-appointed Bank chief who faces calls to resign

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

14, Oct, 2022 @2:46 PM

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Wanted: desert island resort in Maldives seeks barefoot bookseller
Passionate about literature, adventurous, outgoing, creative and happy to stay shoeless? Kunfunadhoo has the perfect job

Donna Ferguson

31, Jul, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Sinking Maldives plans to reclaim land from the ocean
Vulnerable island nation split over project to dredge millions of tonnes of sand to create land for resorts and industry on Unesco reserve

Senay Boztas in Amsterdam

23, May, 2022 @6:30 AM

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Mauritius measures reef hoping to lay claim on Chagos Islands
Dispute over archipelago in Indian Ocean involves neighbouring Maldives and UK historical claim

Owen Bowcott and Bruno Rinvolucri in the Chagos Islands

13, Feb, 2022 @10:45 AM

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Fossil fuel companies owe reparations to countries they are destroying | Mark Hertsgaard
Who pays for ‘loss and damage’ is in vogue at Cop26, but the authors of the climate emergency are still escaping accountability

Mark Hertsgaard

12, Nov, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Ex-Maldives president to tell Cop26: do not compromise on 1.5C
Mohamed Nasheed says the island state is already harmed by rising sea levels caused by climate change

Jonathan Watts Global environment editor

01, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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These Maldives islanders once saw sharks as the threat. Now they fear the plastic
Diving with tiger sharks off Fuvahmulah brought a tourist boom that has led to a destructive tide of plastic waste. But now locals are pushing back

Graeme Green

15, Oct, 2021 @5:30 AM

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Forget GDP, ‘vulnerability index best gauges aid’ to small islands
Commonwealth research says UVI is better measure of small island states’ aid needs, especially on climate

Saeed Kamali Dehghan

01, Jul, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed critically injured in bomb blast
Police treating attack in capital Male that wounded four others including British national as act of terrorism

Rebecca Ratcliffe

07, May, 2021 @3:49 PM

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‘Barefoot bookseller’ sought to run island bookshop in Maldives
Luxury resort says island is virtually Covid-free and wants a live-in book lover to provide guests with bespoke help for their ‘reading journeys’

Alison Flood

24, Sep, 2020 @12:27 PM

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