Soneva Fushi will work in partnership with the Manta Trust, a UK charity that co-ordinates global research and conservation efforts around rays and their habitats as well as Parley, the environmental organisation and global collaboration network known for their adidas x Parley sportswear lines. 500 hundred students from 13 schools will participate in the coastal clean-up of their islands as part of the annual Manta Festival. Ocean plastic will be given to Parley, who will have it upcycled to clothing.Soneva Jani will arrange a clean-up on the Manadhoo island, where the resort team will work with the Manadhoo council and schools.
Thailand’s Soneva Kiri will organise a clean-up of a local coastal area involving both, hosts and resort guests who are interested in taking part. The two most probable locations for the clean-up will be Ao Salad fishing village or Soneva Kiri’s airport island, Koh Mai Si.