According to reports, masks and other pandemic-related wastes are the new pollutants. This is not the case on Cousin Island Special Reserve. The island's 2021 Beach Maintenance Report shows that though a few masks were collected on the beach, they were by far the least number of items collected.
Nature Seychelles is currently hosting two international volunteer scientific divers at its Reef Rescuers project on Praslin. They help with all aspects of the project including carrying out tasks underwater. In this article, Charlotte Dale, one of the volunteers, provides a first-hand account of her experience.
Cousin Island Special Reserve has been a no-take marine protected area for over 50 years. As a result, the marine reserve has a rich and fascinating underwater life. In spite of the coral bleaching that has occurred in the past decades, on a typical day of diving, the Nature Seychelles' Reef Rescuers team still encounter this wonderful world. Below is a sampling of the fauna, big and small that can be seen.
Nature Seychelles had an inspiring 2021 despite the challenges posed by the pandemic. As we welcome a promising 2022, we look back at some of our achievements.
All nature moments in Cousin are special to us. Some more so than others. Here are the favourites of staff, volunteers, Conservation Boot Camp (CBC) participants, and tourists.
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