Following the Public Health Commissioner's directive on the restriction of movement within Seychelles and other measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 that came into force as from 2359hrs Wednesday 8th April 2020, Nature Seychelles offices will be closed for the next 21 days. However, some staff continue to work remotely and can be contacted via email.
Nature Seychelles has developed a resource made up of carefully curated scientific papers, articles and reports on the Coronavirus (Covid-19), which is being shared on our education website: http://education.natureseychelles.org/ Dr. Nirmal Jivan Shah, Nature Seychelles Chief Executive, expounds on the reasoning behind this effort.
Nature Seychelles' Conservation Boot Camp is now on PANORAMA - Solutions for a Healthy Planet, a platform dedicated to the documentation and promotion of inspiring, replicable solutions across a range of conservation and sustainable development topics to encourage cross-sectoral learning and inspiration. The popular website received 95,000 website visits, solutions from 117 different countries and solution seekers located in 175 countries in 2019.
“I have never seen anything like it,” said Yves, a tourism operator who has been bringing visitors to the award-winning Cousin Island Special Reserve for 25 years, remarking on the vanishing coastline of this iconic protected area.
Seychelles' national carrier, Air Seychelles, announced on Tuesday 11 February 20th that it plans to name its second Airbus A320neo aircraft "Pti Merl Dezil" after the Seychelles warbler (Acrocephalus sechellensis).