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An amazing conservation success story in Seychelles

Thu, 05/01/2012 - 08:35

In the 1960s, Seychelles Warbler Acrocephalus sechellensis became one of the world's rarest birds when the population slumped to just 26 individuals, all on tiny Cousin island in the Seychelle...

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Habitat danger for Seychelles Paradise-flycatcher

Mon, 26/12/2011 - 13:51

The illegal felling of mature trees on La Digue island, the stronghold of the Critically Endangered Seychelles Paradise-flycatcher Terpsiphone corvina has been exposed by the local media. In a fro...

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Partnership for Seychelles iconic bird

Thu, 20/10/2011 - 14:01

Nature Seychelles (BirdLife Partner) and the Seychelles National Park Authority (SNPA) have joined forces to work on a new project to help protect one of Seychelles iconic bird species – Seychelles Paradise Flycatche...

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Nature Seychelles wins innovation prize

Fri, 30/09/2011 - 09:23

Nature Seychelles (BirdLife Partner) has won the 2011 International Innovation Prize from the World Leisure Organisation (WLO).  The Prize was given for innovative efforts to use the environment for “edutainment” pro...

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Universities invest in Seychelles Warbler research

Wed, 20/07/2011 - 12:16

Nature Seychelles (BirdLife Partner) has received a total of £40,000 to renovate the Cousin Island Field Station. The Seychelles Warbler Research Group comprising of the Universities of East Ang...

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We want more women in conservation

Thu, 17/03/2011 - 10:01

Arriving on Cousin Island Special Reserve, visitors will not fail to notice the enthusiastic group of female wardens who will welcome them to the island. It might be the driver of the boat, one of the people pushing the boat o...

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Zwazo magazine tackles climate change

Mon, 21/02/2011 - 09:27

The latest issue of Zwazo, Nature Seychelles' (BirdLife Partner) bi-annual conservation magazine is on climate change. It contains accounts of activities being taken locally, in the region and globally to mitigate and ad...

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Project to save reefs from climate change launched

Mon, 01/11/2010 - 08:06

Nature Seychelles (BirdLife Partner) have launched an innovative project to restore damaged corals in Seychelles called Reef Rescuers - Restoring Coral Reefs in the Face of Climate Change at its...

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President congratulates Nature Seychelles on Carbon Neutral Nature Reserve

Tue, 28/09/2010 - 08:09

President James Alix Michel has congratulated Nature Seychelles (BirdLife Partner) on the work it has undertaken, which has resulted in Cousin Isl...

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Cousin Island Special Reserve, Carbon Neutral

Fri, 24/09/2010 - 13:31

Cousin Island has become the World's 1st carbon neutral nature reserve. This exciting success story for Seychelles and the conservation and eco-tourism world in general is the result of a rigorous carbon...

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Nature Seychelles celebrates IYB2010

Mon, 09/08/2010 - 15:14

The latest issue of Zwazo - Nature Seychelles (BirdLife Partner) bi-annual conservation magazine - commemorates 2010 as the International Year of Biodiversity (IYB). The effective conservation of biodiversity. The effectiv...

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A First for Seychelles - Cousin celebrates IBA branding

Tue, 01/06/2010 - 12:36

Cousin Island Special Reserve has become the first IBA - Important Bird Area - branded site in the Seychelles and the Western Indian Ocean region. The IBA branding states publicly that...

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Conservation success: Eight-fold increase of turtle nesting on Cousin Island

Tue, 18/05/2010 - 07:00

Cousin Island Special Reserve has recorded a phenomenal eight-fold increase in abundance of nesting hawksbill turtles since the early 1970s ba...

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The story of Cousin Island - Video

Thu, 09/04/2009 - 15:03

BirdLife's story of Cousin Island and the Seychelles Warbler. An interview with Nirmal Shah - CE of Nature Seychelles (BirdLife in the Seychelles).

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