We’re delighted to share with you our annual review of 2021. Click on the link below to download the document. 2021 Year in Review REPORT 2021
2020 A year in review
We’re delighted to share with you our annual review of 2020. Click on the link below to download the document. 2020 Year in Review
2019 A Year in Review
We’re delighted to share with you our annual review of 2019. Click on the link below to download the document.
Reflections from our intern, Isha
As our intern, Isha’s 3 month placement comes to a close, we asked her to reflect on her experience: The days start early – carrying our packed lunch, GPSs, and data logs onto the boat, we get ready for the long trip with sunscreen and water. Then we hop onto the deck on the dhoani […]
Paid Internship Starting October 2019
Are you a young Maldivian looking for a way to gain experience in marine research and conservation? Check out our exciting new internship position! You will gain both research and industry experience. You’ll also learn to dive up to Rescue Diver level as part of the program! Our latest internship position has come available with […]
From Italy to the Maldives
A volunteers perspective by Arianna Mandelli 3 weeks before my departure I didn’t know I’d have left my country to take part to this wonderful and life-changing experience. I found out it when my sister gave me a ticket with all the information about Maldives Whale Shark Research Program. The day before leaving I was […]
From Nashville to Dhigurah!
A volunteers perspective by Taylor Wasson I had the amazing opportunity to volunteer for 4 weeks with Maldives Whale Shark Research Programme (MWSRP) from June 9th-July 7th, 2019. I found MWSRP one day while on google researching jobs, internships, etc. My last year of high school and all throughout college, I have had a […]
Come for the whale sharks, stay for the people.
A volunteers perspective by Sameer Swarup I remember chancing upon an advertisement for the Maldives Whale Shark Research Programme on Facebook and having my interest piqued by the words “Whale Shark”. It was those two words that compelled me to commit to a research programme I had never heard of and to make a 2 […]
A Year in Review 2018
We’re delighted to share with you our annual review of 2018. Click on the link below to access the document.
First A Volunteer, Then A Team Member. My Time With MWSRP, by Chloe Winn
Dhigurah, a gorgeous and welcoming island in South Ari Atoll. At three kilometres long it is home to a community of just over six hundred people on land, as well as an abundance of life under the waves. From minuscule planktonic life, to the ocean giant and world’s biggest fish – the whale shark. I […]