The conservation teams of Cousin Island Special Reserve and Cousine island (privately owned) have joined forces to find new ways of taking action for their unique environments. Teams from both islands and Nature Seychelles headquarters staff held a recent workshop on Cousin to agree the priorities for joint action, in our three-year project funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) through the World Bank.
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