Africa’s first regenerative coral aquaculture facility is being built on Praslin island Construction of Africa’s first on-land regenerative coral aquaculture facility designed to mitigate the adverse effects of climate change on coral reefs has begun on Praslin island, Seychelles’ second largest island. The ambitious project, spearheaded by the environmental non-profit, Nature Seychelles, is set to […]

“Reef balls”: New ways to stop beach erosion tested on Desroches Island (Seychelles News Agency) – The Islands Development Company (IDC) is testing a new type of artificial protection called ‘reef balls’ against beach erosion on the island of Desroches in Seychelles, said a top IDC official. The islands of Desroches, Remire and Platte are currently facing […]

Heat-resilient “super corals”: Nature Seychelles setting up aquaculture farm for future corals (Seychelles News Agency) –  Nature Seychelles, a nonprofit organisation, is planning to set up a land-based aquaculture coral farm on the island of Praslin to produce more heat-resilient super corals, which are better engineered to adapt to continuously rising ocean temperatures. The organisation’s chief […]

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