Mangroves on the Move

A major international initiative to channel support into coastal ecosystem projects has taken a crucial step forward with the first meeting of the six countries and numerous international organisations involved in a new initiative entitled the “Mangroves for the Future” (MFF). The meeting took place at the UNDP headquarters in Bangkok, Thailand.

Waiting for the barbarians

The barbarians are coming but do we stand and wait or take action now?
Seychelles’ stance in dealing with alien invaders (and I should be clear that we are talking about animal and plant invaders, not people) has long been to deal with the problem once it arrives.

CBD rocks, Nairobi Convention drops

Multilateral environment agreements like the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) have been invited onto the world’s stage whilst older, more regional environmental conventions such as the Nairobi Convention have been relegated to the back seats, said Nature Seychelles’ CEO Nirmal Jivan Shah this week.

Diguois prove Vev expertise

A series of four focus group meetings held on La Digue – the last island refuge of the Seychelles Paradise-flycatcher – have proved local people’s knowledge of and attachment to the threatened species.
Conducted as part of an ongoing campaign, locally led by Nature Seychelles, to rehabilitate the flycatcher, the meetings grouped a wide range of Diguois and environmental experts, who debated the issues impacting on the island’s flagship species.

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