No fish and no fishers? The future of the Seychelles artisanal fishery looks bleak

Red snapperAh! A nice plate of fish and rice! Ubiquitous yet delicious. The Seychellois food staple is fish and rice. The rice comes from overseas but the fish from our own waters. As individuals we eat more fish than almost anyone else in the world. Fish is as much part of our cuisine as it is an important piece of our cultural identity. But both the fish we eat and those who fish or them are in trouble. Read More at

Seychelles grabs gold in the Healthy Oceans race

Corals and fishSeychelles and Germany have the fourth healthiest seas according to the Ocean Health Index which provides the first ever global benchmark of 171coastal territories. An international team of scientists conducted this first comprehensive assessment of the ocean and its ecosystems. It assesses ocean health in terms of the benefits from the ocean, organized as 10 goals that are enjoyed by people in a sustainable way.

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.

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