We want more women in conservation

Arriving on Cousin Island Special Reserve, visitors will not fail to notice the enthusiastic group of female wardens who will welcome them to the island. It might be the driver of the boat,  one of the people pushing the boat or the person leading a tour of the island. Now numbering four staff  members, their presence on Cousin is a result of Nature Seychelles actively promoting equal opportunity for both men and women. This is not only reflected in the desk jobs perceived to be easier on women but in field jobs which require both physical and mental competency.  Many of the volunteers who a visitor would meet on the island are also female.

Minister lauds Nature Seychelles Heritage Garden

Visitors at heritage gardenA model garden that promotes the propagation and use of traditional food and medicinal plants was opened amidst much praise at the Nature Seychelles' Centre for Education and Environment. The garden is part of the Heritage Gardens project, initiated by Nature Seychelles and Wildlife Clubs of Seychelles with the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources and Ministry of Education. The Garden was officially opened on 16 October 2009 on the occasion of World Food Day.

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Download this file (373_Heritage Garden opening_Shah Speech.doc)Heritage Garden Opening - Nirmal Shah speech[Speech by Nature Seychelles CEO during the official opening of the Heritage Garden at Roche Caiman]30 kB
Download this file (373_Speech for Official Opening of Heritage Garden 14 10 09.pdf)Minister Joel Morgan speech[Speech by Minister Joel Morgan for the Official Opening of the Heritage Garden on the occasion of World Food Day, at Roche Caiman on Friday 16th October 2009]27 kB

NATURE SEYCHELLES BAGS AFRICA'S COVETED TROPHY

Nirmal Shah displays the coveted trophyRarely does an environmental NGO come out best in ICT related ventures. Nature Seychelles' CEO, Nirmal Shah is an exception to the rule. Just as year 2008 reaches its sunset, he has managed to put the idyllic Seychelles archipelago and entire Small Island Developing States (SIDS) on the world map by scooping Africa's coveted digital award. The SABC-Highway Africa Digital Media Award.

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