Silver Award for Seychelles in Yeosu

Expo 2012 YeosuSeychelles has won the Silver Award for Creative Display in the joint pavilion’s category in the just concluded Expo 2012 held in the City of Yeosu, Korea. The much-coveted awards endorsed by the Bureau International des Expositions-BIE  were announced on the eve of the closing ceremony of Yeosu International Expo. Nature Seychelles contributed to the Seychelles pavilion.

Coconuts to conservation - BirdLife’s History in 20 Objects

Cousin Island Special ReserveThe Seychelles was once known as the country in Africa with the largest number of 'Critically Endangered' birds except for Madagascar. Today, it is a country identified with conservation successes; its nature and wildlife adored by tourists. Cousin Island Special Reserve has contributed immensely to this success.

Seychelles and the blue economy at Rio+20

Seychelles blue economySeychelles Vice President Danny Faure, who was representing the country at the UN Conference on Sustainable Development  Rio+20, has said future negotiations on the green economy should include the issue of blue economy. "As islanders, we would like the blue economy to be an integral part of future negotiations on the green economy," the Vice President told the Conference. "The oceans, seas, and their resources, not to mention the islands and coastal areas, are important for global food security and for achieving sustainable economic prosperity," he said.

Nature Seychelles receives support to rehabilitate mangroves

mangroves for the future projectThe award-winning Sanctuary at Roche Caiman, managed by Nature Seychelles has gained support  from  Mangroves for the Future (MFF), an international initiative  that stretches from Asia to Seychelles. The MFF has approved USD 25,000 in financial support to Nature Seychelles to carry out a mangrove rehabilitation project called Mangroves for Mankind at the Sanctuary. Nature Seychelles is also providing co-funding for the project aimed at improving the wetland ecosystem.

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