Monthly Archives: October 2010

Project launched to restore reefs after new damage

A project to save coral reefs from the effects of climate change has been launched at Nature Seychelles’ headquarters, Roche Caïman. The work will involve growing corals and planting them at various sites, and follows the worst damage to Indian Ocean reefs from bleaching for more than 10 years. US ambassador Mary Jo Wills and […]

The world’s key sites for conservation – on one map

BirdLife (Nature Seychelles is BirdLife in Seychelles) has published a map showing the location of over 10,000 of the world’s most important sites for birds and biodiversity, and their protection status. The map, to be presented for the first time at COP-10 of the Convention on Biological Diversity in Nagoya, Japan, shows the global network […]

Red-billed TropicBird on Cousin

Peter Chadwick of  WWF South Africa was visiting Cousin and was seating on top of Cousin Hill looking towards Cousine when he noticed a tropicbird with a red bill fly past amongst the more regular White-Tailed Tropicbirds. His account and pictures below support a similar sighting in February. The bird made continuous passes over the […]