A new centre for ocean restoration, awareness and learning (aptly abbreviated as CORAL) has opened on Praslin, the second-most populated island of Seychelles. The centre will bring together scientists and students to share knowledge on how to protect and improve ocean life. Nature Seychelles, a non-profit organisation run by Nirmal Shah, will be responsible for … Continue reading Seychelles Prioritises Ocean Lessons
This year, Seychelles implemented a ban on importing a range of plastic items, from bags to cutlery. Judging by the reaction of Seychelles residents, the initiative has been welcomed, even if it has forced the locals to be more creative when running errands or disposing of rubbish. They have swapped bags for boxes to carry … Continue reading Habits Change As Seychelles Adapts To The Plastic Ban
Reducing plastic waste should be a priority for the Seychellois and for the world. Too much of it ends up in our oceans and barely a day goes by before another video of an animal suffering after eating a man-made plastic item goes viral. But it’s not only animals that are affected. The Guardian, a … Continue reading No Plastic Please!