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Conservation Boot Camp

Bootstrap your career in conservation. Whether you want to to break into conservation or bolster your experience and knowledge, join the world's first Conservation Boot Camp where you can gain a much coveted, unique and exclusive experince working in a world renowned and multiple award winning nature reserve...Read more

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Implementing the SDGs

At Nature Seychelles we are committed to working with government, development partners and donors in implementing relevant actions, in particular, looking at certain goals where we can build on our existing strengths. Read more

Seychelles Wildlife

Natural environment of the Seychelles

Seychelles is a unique environment, which sustains a very special biodiversity. It is special for a number of different reasons. These are the oldest oceanic islands to be found anywhere...

Bird Watching

Seychelles is a paradise for birdwatchers, you can easily see the unique land birds, the important sea bird colonies, and the host of migrants and vagrants. Some sea bird...

Seychelles Black Parrot

Black Parrot or Kato Nwar in Creolee is brown-grey in colour, not truly black. Many bird experts treat it as a local form of a species found in Madagascar and...

Fairy Tern

The Fairy (or white) Tern is a beautiful bird seen on all islands in Seychelles, even islands like Mahe where they are killed by introduced rats, cats and Barn Owls....

Introduced Land Birds

A little over two hundred years ago, there were no humans living permanently in Seychelles. When settlement occurred, people naturally brought with them the animals and plants they needed to...

Native Birds

Although over 190 different species of bird have been seen on or around the central islands of Seychelles (and the number is increasing all the time), many of these are...

Migrant Shore Birds

Shallow seas and estuaries are very rich in invertebrate life. Many birds feed on the worms, crabs and shellfish in these habitats; often, they have long bills for probing sand...

Seychelles Magpie Robin

The most endangered of the endemic birds, Seychelles Magpie Robin or Pi Santez in Creole, came close to extinction in the late twentieth century; in 1970 there were only about...

Seychelles Blue Pigeon

The Seychelles Blue Pigeon or Pizon Olande in Creole, spends much of its life in the canopy of trees and eats the fruits of figs, bwa dir, ylang ylang and...

Seychelles White-eye

The Seychelles White-eye or Zwazo Linet in Creole, is rare and endemic. They may sometimes be seen in gardens and forest over 300m at La Misere, Cascade and a few...

Seychelles Black Paradise Flycatcher

The Seychelles Black Paradise Flycatcher or the Vev in Creole is endemic to Seychelles, you cannot find this bird anywhere else on earth. Although it was once widespread on...

Seychelles Sunbird

The tiny sunbird or Kolibri in Creole, is one of the few endemic species that has thrived since humans arrived in the Seychelles.

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Achievements

  • Stopped near extinctions of birds +

    Down-listing of the critically endangered Seychelles warbler from Critically Endangered to Near Threatened. Other Seychelles birds have also been saved including the Seychelles Magpie Robin, Seychelles Fody, and the Seychelles
  • Restored whole island ecosystems +

    We transformed Cousin Island from a coconut plantation to a thriving vibrant and diverse island ecosystem. Success achieved on Cousin was replicated on other islands with similar conservation activities.
  • Championed climate change solutions +

    Nature Seychelles has risen to the climate change challenge in our region in creative ways to adapt to the inevitable changing of times.
  • Education and Awareness +

    We have been at the forefront of environmental education, particularly with schools and Wildlife clubs
  • Sustainable Tourism +

    We manage the award-winning eco-tourism programme on Cousin Island started in 1970
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Capacity development for conservation and sustainability

Since 2012 Nature Seychelles has been registered as a Private Education Institute giving us the legal authority to operate as a teaching services provider in the Seychelles. We run a variety of conservation and sustainability courses at the Centre for Environment and Education on Mahe and on Cousin Island, and we are extending the range of courses we offer all the time.

Where ever possible, our courses are accredited by the Seychelles Qualification Authority, so you can rest assured that they will be delivered to the higher standards. If there is a particular training need which your organisation has in the area of conservation or sustainability then why not give us a call and see if we can help in providing it.

Programme News

Nature Seychelles now offering a Reef Rescuers Training Programme - APPLY

Nature Seychelles Islands Coordinator is now a Trainer of Trainers in coral reef monitoring

Nature Seychelles shares Mangroves rehabilitation knowledge and experience at Workshop

Let us help you with your big and small projects


We offer professional project management services. Working closely with you, our team can handle all matters to do with project management leaving you free for implementation .

A  successful roll-out of multiple donor funded projects over the last 15 years means that Nature Seychelles has built a strong internal capacity to manage projects well.  We have delivered million dollar projects funded by USAID, World Bank and GEF to medium sized ones supported by many  others such as the European Union.

As a result, this bench-marking guarantees the confidence and assurance that you require for project management.

Responding to the Climate Change Challenge


Small island states like Seychelles are, more than many other countries, on the receiving end of climate change. However, too often the response is reduced to wringing our hands and cursing our fate. Rather than react we believe we should be anticipating.

Nature Seychelles sees climate change as a challenge to be tackled in creative ways as well as an opportunity.  It’s an opportunity to innovate, to redress past mistakes, to mainstream certain issues and to adapt to an inevitable changing of times.

Our adaptation projects have been game-changers.  The Cousin Island Carbon Neutral Initiative has awakened the entire conservation world to the seductive possibilities of carbon trading, supporting projects in other countries, and in alleviating the eco-footprint concerns of international tourists to developing world destinations.  Our Reef Rescuers project moved a never-ending discussion as well as a long running research agenda on coral bleaching to real action where corals are being grown and transplanted to damaged sites.

Our current and planned climate-related projects include:

  1. Impacts of climate change on populations of Hawksbill turtles in Seychelles.
  2. Community Climate Centre for Seychelles.
  3. Reef Rescuers
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Best-fit solutions for your needs

With know-how gained through work in sustainability issues ranging from  biodiversity management to climate change, land management to green economy, environmental education to social marketing, agriculture and fisheries to eco-tourism, Nature Seychelles can offer  best-fit  solutions for your needs.

We  have a can-do reputation for the delivery of  products and services, with objectives met on time and within budget.

Our experts include full time staff such as biologists, sustainability experts and an environmental economist, volunteers, as well as associates all over the world. We can also pool from a vast array of practitioners in our international networks including BirdLife International and IUCN.

Partners & Awards

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Our History

Since 1998.

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Contact Us

Centre for Environment & Education

Roche Caiman,

P.O. Box 1310, Mahe, Seychelles

Tel:+ 248 4601100

Fax: + 248 4601102

Email: nature@seychelles.net