Partnership for growing future nature champions

 Andrew Esparon (far right) helping to pull a boat out of the water

Nature Seychelles and the Maritime Training Centre (MTC) have for many years had a formal partnership in which MTC students are given work placement on Cousin Island Special Reserve for anywhere from two weeks up to two months. Gino Lesperance and Andrew Esparon are two such students who recently completed their three week stint on the island.

Fish need Corals

Fish help with keeping the algae in check thus promoting coral recovery

A Nature Seychelles’ study focusing on the link between coral reefs and fish populations at several sites around Cousin Island Special Reserve has recently been published in the scientific journal Ocean & Coastal Management.

Minister launches first ever Coral Reef Restoration Training program in Seychelles

Minister Dogley meeting the Reef Rescuers team

The Minister of Environment, Climate Change and Energy, Mr. Didier Dogley officially launched the Nature Seychelles’ Coral Reef Restoration Training Program last week by symbolically cutting a ribbon on the Amitie beach on Praslin Island. Mr. Dogley, in the presence of Dr Nirmal Shah, the CEO of Nature Seychelles, other Nature Seychelles staff and the media waved the trainees off on their boat as they went for their first dive under the training program.

Carbon neutral nature reserve, powered by the sun

Seychelles' Minister for Environment, Energy & Climate change 'switching on the sun'

Hundreds of breeding seabirds fly above excitedly as if joining in the celebration of the moment the power was switched on. The Minister for Environment and Climate Change, Mr. Didier Dogley has just officially launched the installation of a solar power system on Cousin Island.

International Yoga Day

A chat with Robin Hanson, Nature Seychelles’ Eco-Health Manager and Green Yoga teacher

When and why did you get into yoga?
When I was 20 years old, I hit rock-bottom after suffering from serious depression. Life seemed meaningless, I did not know what I wanted to do with my life and I felt utterly lost. I then started to search for a way to lift myself out of this and I found Buddhism and meditation. Suddenly, it was like there was light after stumbling around in pitch-black darkness.

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