Italian language guide for Cousin

Italian visitors to Cousin Island Special Reserve now have access to information on the island in their own language thanks to Prof. Massimo Pandolfi of the University of Urbino and the Seychelles Heritage Conservation Study Group.

Climate Change Watchmen

Hawksbill female emerges from the seaIt's been a very exciting time for the Turtle monitoring team on Cousin Island in the past couple of months. Nearly two months of waiting are over and hundreds of nests have hatched and the brand new baby hawksbill turtles been born. Alongside the hatchlings, the monitoring team has also retrieved data from 30 nests through a pilot program looking at how cool or hot the nests are. The data was retrieved from temperature data loggers that were buried in the nest during laying.

Census reveals dips and peaks in breeding seabirds

Cousin Island Special Reserve enjoys a relatively stable population of breeding seabirds according to censuses conducted from 2006 to July 2009. The white-tailed tropicbird (Payanke), in particular has had a stable population since 2006. The Tropicbird mean number was estimated at around 1,000-1,200 breeding pairs in July 2006 and 2009, similar to what was already found 10 years ago in 1999.

COUSIN ISLAND: SAILFISH FOUND ASHORE!

August is almost here and the howling South East Monsoon winds are upon us. It is nearly time for the popular one day Sailfish tournament which will be hosted by the Seychelles Sports Fishing Club on Saturday 5th September. During this tournament, numerous anglers take to the seas with rod and lure in search of the elusive sailfish, the fastest of all fish and probably the most valued game-fish species after the blue and black marlins - the “Holy Grails” of sport fishing.

Our History

Since 1998.

Seychelles Nature, Green HealthClimate Change, Biodiversity Conservation & Sustainability Organisation

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Centre for Environment & Education

Roche Caiman,

P.O. Box 1310, Mahe, Seychelles

Tel:+ 248 4601100

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Email: nature@seychelles.net