Only 1 out of 1000 turtle hatchlings is likely to survive to adulthood. It's a sad fact but true; life is fraught with danger for a hatchling from the moment it emerges from the nest.
A take away in the Beau Vallon area of the main island of Mahe in Seychelles is in the spotlight after being found with suspected Green turtle (Chelonia mydas) meat being sold illegally under the counter.
A landmark new report from the UN, the most comprehensive yet, has revealed that 1,000,000 species are threatened with extinction, while ecosystems have declined dramatically with grave impacts on people around the world now likely.
Richard Bossey is the winner of the Nature Seychelles' sponsored prize of 25,000 Rupees for juvenile Red Snapper "Tag and Release" given at a charity fishing tournament organised by the Praslin Fishing Boat Owners Association (FBOA). The Praslin Red Snapper Challenge was held on 6 and 7th April at Grand Anse, Praslin. The aim of the competition was to raise funds for pension for retired fishers who were not benefiting from the national pension scheme.
Female birds age more slowly and live longer when they have help raising their young, according to new research conducted on Cousin Island Special Reserve, Seychelles. Researchers studied the relationship between ageing and offspring rearing patterns in the Seychelles warbler (Acrocephalus sechellensis), and found that females who had assistance from other female helpers benefitted from a longer, healthier lifespan.