Nature Seychelles is a change-making NGO rolling out world-acclaimed environmental projects such as the rescue of critically endangered birds. It manages the award winning Cousin Island Special Reserve and the Sanctuary at Roche Caiman. Its current projects include the ground-breaking Reef Rescuers. It is the BirdLife Partner in Seychelles and a Member of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association.
“Cousin Island has a diversity of flora and fauna. As a senior warden, I get to care for and protect some of the world’s most endangered species such as the charismatic Seychelles magpie robin and Hawksbill turtles. I am an avid photographer and I love to take photos of the wildlife here. They are so at ease and you can get really close to them. Like Seychelles, Cousin is unique by a thousand miles and I enjoy showing it off to visitors.”
Christopher Mahoune – Senior Warden, Nature Seychelles
An exciting new partnership between the Ecological Restoration Fund and BirdLife International and its UK partner, the RSPB, will help support extensive conservation and restoration work along the African-Eurasian flyway, helping to protect vital landscapes and the millions of birds that journey along this route.
A controversial decision to allocate a large proportion of the Yala swamp complex to a private agricultural company jeopardises the immense natural value of Kenya’s largest freshwater wetland, as well as the range of benefits it provides to thousands of people in its vicinity.
To celebrate endangered species day, we’re introducing the anti-Dodo: Mauritius Kestrel. The official national bird of Mauritius, it is one of the world’s greatest conservation success stories, making the island nation and its BirdLife Partner iconic for preventing extinctions, rather than extinction.