70% of Nature Seychelles' recently launched Nature Collectibles have been sold after 3 weeks of being offered, raising about $7000 for the conservation of a unique songbird once on the brink of extinction.
Searching for lizards might not be everyone's idea of a daily activity, but it certainly is part of the work programme for the Cousin Island Special Reserve conservation team. Led by the conservation officer, the team has just completed a gecko and skink census whose findings are published in a monitoring report for 2021.
Today is World Ranger Day. And we are taking this opportunity to honour and celebrate the hard-working and dedicated young people in the frontlines of nature protection.
On Monday, we announced that the Seychelles magpie robin had become the first-ever species to go on sale as a digital #NatureCollectible – a Non-Fungible Token for conservation. But why this bird? The answer is that the Seychelles magpie robin is a little avian superhero that has triumphed over great odds to survive. And in these hard times, who doesn't need a feel-good story?
Nature Seychelles, supported by its international partners the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and the Porini Foundation, have launched the world's first Digital Species – the Seychelles magpie robin - which is being offered for sale as the first-ever Digital #NatureCollectible (a Non-Fungible Token for conservation).