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Nature Seychelles, partners' and other published scientific papers in PDF format. Note that these papers have been made available to Nature Seychelles by their authors and have been made publicly available to the extent that any applicable copyrights are respected by those who download them. Copies of papers downloaded may be used for educational and non-commercial purposes only and may not be reproduced or circulated.  

D. Ver´ıssimo, I. Fraser, J. Groombridge1, R. Bristol & D. C. MacMillan. 2009. Birds as tourism flagship species: a case study of tropical islands. Animal Conservation. Print ISSN 1367-9430

J. van de Crommenacker et al. 2011. Parasitic infection and oxidative status are associated and vary with breeding activity in the Seychelles warbler. Proc. R. Soc. B. Published online 2 November 2011. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2011.1865

ADALGISA CACCONE. 2003. Are the native giant tortoises from the Seychelles really
extinct? A genetic perspective based on mtDNA and microsatellite data. Molecular Ecology (2003) 12, 1403–1413
JEREMY J. AUSTIN, E. NICHOLAS ARNOLD and ROGER BOUR. 2003. Was there a second adaptive radiation of giant tortoises in the Indian Ocean? Using mitochondrial DNA to investigate speciation and biogeography of Aldabrachelys (Reptilia, Testudinidae). Molecular Ecology (2003) 12, 1415–1424
Steaphan P. Hazell, Terence Vel, & Mark D. E. Fellowes. The role of exotic plants in the invasion of Seychelles by the polyphagous insect Aleurodicus dispersus: a phylogenetically controlled analysis. Biol Invasions DOI 10.1007/s10530-007-9120-2

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