Monthly Archives: February 2010

Remember the Petrels?

In July 2009 we brought you the news of the sighting of what was presumed were Herald’s and Jounin’s Petrels on Cousin Island – See this post. Well it turns out that the Jounin was actually a Bulwer’s!. The Seychelles Bird Committee has come back with a confirmation of this sighting as a Bulwer’s. You […]

Saving Biodiversity Saves Life

The United Nations launched 2010 as the International Year of Biodiversity (IYB) on 12 January in Berlin while calling the world to action to slow down the rate of biodiversity loss. In a message to the world UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon said, “Business as usual is not an option.” Here is a powerful message […]

Ian’s Cousin Blog

Hello. My name is Ian Valmont. Am the new Island Coordinator for Cousin Island. I wanted to introduce myself and also to let you know that I will be a regular contributor to the Blog. A little about myself. Am not a stranger to Cousin Island. For the past decade, I have worked mainly for […]

With love from Italy

Italian visitors to Cousin Island Special Reserve now have access to information on the Island in their own language thanks to Prof. Massimo Pandolfi of the University of Urbino and the Seychelles Heritage Conservation Study Group. Prof. Pandolfi recently presented Nature Seychelles with an Italian version of the Cousin Island tourist information leaflet he helped […]