MaRHE Center

Research and High Education

MaRHE Research


xOn July 22nd, 2020, the Aquarium of Genoa and the University of Milan-Bicocca signed an agreement to collaborate for the protection of coral reefs with particular reference to the Maldives reef. More specifically, the agreement will enable the development of new techniques of "coral restoration", to help monitor the health of corals and...


The wide range of research and education programs conducted at the Center reflects the diversity of MaRHE Center’s staff experience and competences. Current programs and ongoing research projects at the MaRHE Center include coral reef research, fisheries and aquaculture research, sharks, marine mammal research, human geography, tourism.

Social Environment

Within the international scenario, the Maldives are a symbol of vulnerability to climate change, at the same time, the discourse on the Maldives’ environmental vulnerability coexists, on the inhabited islands, with a set of critical environmental processes pervading the human ecology of small islands.