Mauritius and Seychelles to restore their coral reefs with new US$10 million grant from Adaptation Fund

Innovative UNDP-supported climate change adaptation project will restore reefs, protect food security and promote disaster risk reduction through ecosystem-based approach

27 November 2018, Mauritius and Seychelles – The Governments of Mauritius and Seychelles, two small island developing states off the coast of Africa, have accessed a new US$10 million grant from the Adaptation Fund to restore their reef ecosystems.

Today In Seychelles: A call for action following whale rescue

The community wants to see authorities work together to solve the illegal fishing problem in Seychelles. 

By Sharl Els - Today in Seychelles Newspaper, Thursday 25 November 2018.

Following Tuesday's (13 Nov) incident in which scuba divers cut loose a humpback whale that was trapped in an illegal fishing net, the Seychelles fishing fraternity has reacted in disappointment to these nets floating in Seychelles' waters. 

Do you have the “Right Stuff” for conservation?

Whilst in college I read Tom Wolfe’s book “The Right Stuff” about the space race and was struck by how Wolfe described that elusive quality which separated the best pilots from the rest.  For the test pilots during the space race era, Wolfe demonstrates there was no single quality that made up one with “the right stuff” and it’s not put all together in flying school but in the field.  

Conservation Boot Camp: no better way to spend a summer

Waking up and out your front door you see a white sand beach, a turquoise/blue ocean, the sun streaming through the mountains on a neighbouring island, and a tortoise snoozing on the beach. Does it get better than this? This is the view from the field station on the Cousin Island Special Reserve, where I have spent the past 4 weeks in conservation bliss.

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