4 months ago
Total 12 ecologically significant areas in V. Atoll and B. Atoll have been designated as environmentally protected areas. The decision was made by President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih on Tuesday. It follows the cabinet's recommendation, and made after deliberations on a paper submitted by the Environment Ministry. The 12 areas granted protected status under the Environmental Protection and Preservation Act are: V. Kavarufalhu V. Fohtheyo V.