Excavation work at The Sanctuary

The Sanctuary - view from the birdhide

An excavator, a couple of hours of dredging and several mounds of sand later, water flows freely once again in and out of the wetland. During this dry season grey herons and moorhens have been spotted on several occasions fishing in the more open areas of The Sanctuary as the water levels would sometimes drop considerably in their usual, more hidden spots.

Nature Seychelles’ Green Yoga is back!

Green yoga - for your body, mind and soul

Dust off your mats and head to The Sanctuary. Nature Seychelles is offering new Green Yoga sessions at the eco-kiosk in Roche Caiman. The classes will take place on Mondays and Wednesdays from 5 to 6 pm and on Wednesday mornings from 9 to 10 am.

Cousin Island is on the World Geodetic System


“On behalf of MLUH, Survey Division, I would like to extend our sincere gratitude for your help and support in the Geodetic Control Survey. It was through your effort in assisting us that we achieved our objectives well on time,” Mr Hendrick Youpa from the Survey Division at the Ministry of Land Use and Housing (MLUH) said in a communique to Nature Seychelles after a team from the department recently completed their work on Cousin Island Special Reserve.

Grief over giant tortoises

Adult and baby Aldabra tortoises on Cousin by Dailus Laurence

Nature Seychelles is currently mourning the loss of one of its Giant Aldabra Tortoises, Sir Henry, on Cousin Island Special Reserve. Although the death of this tortoise was due to old age, the recent wretched story from Curieuse Island in which a substantial number of baby giant tortoises were stolen, makes the loss on Cousin seem a little more disheartening.

Our History

Since 1998.

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

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Roche Caiman, Mahe

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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