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FAQ: CITES COP17 Johannesburg, South Africa

What is CITES? CITES stands for Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora. It is an international agreement between governments that aims to ensure that international trade in specimens of wild animals and plants does not threaten their survival.  It is the only international and legally-binding treaty to control the […]

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Krishna talking about WiseOceans

Working Together for a Sustainable Future in Seychelles

Working Together for a Sustainable Future in Seychelles We had the opportunity to present at the Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) Conference in Seychelles on 30th-31st August 2016. The conference aimed at bringing stakeholders from various backgrounds together to discuss the way forward for ESD. This conference, coordinated by the Environmental Education Association of Seychelles […]

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Edible fun at SSTF

Seychelles Sea Turtle Festival 2016

This year saw the 4th annual Seychelles Sea Turtle Festival (SSTF) take place in Beau Vallon on the north of Mahé. The festival sees a collaborative effort, created by a group of like-minded individuals, with various research and conservation organisations in Seychelles coming together to help raise awareness of these fantastic creatures that can be found […]

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Vivamar volunteer observation

The Mission of Vivamar…

The mission of Vivamar is to conserve and protect dolphins by first informing ourselves. Our team works together with volunteers from around the world to collect data about individual dolphins and their relationships, group sizes and their dynamics, and how and where they are interacting with other species and their environment. By collecting data and […]

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A different office for a month: Annie joins the GVI Marine Conservation Expedition

Do you know how it feels to join a marine conservation expedition here in Seychelles for a month? Maybe not! Let me share my experience with you. Recently I joined the GVI Marine Conservation Expedition (based at Baie Ternay, NW Mahé, Seychelles) on a scholarship for a month. GVI have been surveying marine life in the […]

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