Monthly Archives: April 2010

Charity website goalover.org praises Cousin Island

Goallover.org – a not for profit site dedicated to encouraging internet users to make regular and more varied donations to charities, has given Cousin Island an excellent review. Citing the Island’s conservation success, the site, in article titled, “From The Brink: Extinction To Paradise” says that Cousin “provides real hope that all is not lost […]

Are you a WildlifeDirect Supporter or Donor?

If you are, please help us by taking this survey: Dear Friends, My name is Liz. I am a blogger  here on WildlifeDirect (Saving Paradise). I am also a graduate student at Malmo University, Sweden doing a study on WildlifeDirect and its impact on conservation. Apart from talking with the bloggers here, I would also […]

How to save an island – Cousin in the New Scientist

The latest issue of the New Scientist is featuring Cousin Island’s “Coconuts to Conservation” success story thanks to Graham Lawton who visited the island early this year. The story can be accessed via this link http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg20627571.500-living-world-how-to-save-an-island.html And the World Commission on Protected Areas (WCPA) of the IUCN is currently featuring the island as its MPA […]

Bird fight

It took the intervention of Cousin warden Steve Agricole to stop these two White-tailed Tropicbirds from feuding today. The two were really going at it and Steve decided to separate them before they drew blood. They seemed to be fighting over a nest. The fight kept going on though despite Steve’s attempt to call a […]

Local hero

When 72 graduates completed their studies at the Maritime Training College and were honoured on 11th March 2010, one of them stood head and shoulders above the rest – 23 year-old Cousin Island Special Reserve warden Jakawan Hoareau. Not only did he excel at his studies in Fisheries Science, for which he was awarded an […]