Environment

Seychelles to protect 100% of mangroves and seagrass in 2023, says President at COP27 Seychelles will move to 100 percent protection of all its mangroves and seagrass meadows in 2023, adding to the already 32 percent protection of its ocean and 50 percent of its forest, President Wavel Ramkalawan said on Monday. Ramkalawan made the […]

Seychelles to host “Non -Toxic 2023 – Ocean Safe Sun Cream Conference” for resorts and retailers (Seychelles News Agency) – Tourism Seychelles is partnering with STORY Seychelles, a five-star hotel, and the People4Ocean to host a “Non-Toxic 2023 – Ocean Safe Sun Cream Conference” for resorts and retailers across the Indian Ocean to address this global issue in March […]

Seychelles’ Aldabra mangroves absorb nearly half of the fossil fuel emissions of the island state (Seychelles News Agency) – A new study published in the Ecological Indicators journal has revealed that the Aldabra Atoll in Seychelles, with its 1720 hectares of mangroves, absorbs 243,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide stored in these forests – nearly half […]

In a bid to designate over 2,000 hectares of the upland forest ecosystem in six areas on Mahe, Praslin and Curieuse Island as Key Biodiversity Areas (KBAs), Seychelles’ environment department is set to start a series of consultations and public meetings. According to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), KBAs are an international standard of […]

Together Far Apart – Podcast Together Far Apart, is a podcast about the shared challenges of communities that may be far apart on the globe but are united in their hopes and ambitions for a brighter future. Together Far Apart is by the United Nations Office for the Most Vulnerable States (UN-OHRLLS), un.org/ohrlls In this episode […]


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