Nature Seychelles

 

Nature Seychelles is an award-winning NGO in the Western Indian Ocean that leads exciting and change-making programmes including species and habitat conservation, monitoring, research, island restoration, climate change adaptation, eco-tourism, awareness and stakeholder action. It manages the award-winning Cousin Island Special Reserve.

Website: Nature Seychelles

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Green Health Programme:  linking well being and nature through outdoors yoga, mediation, hikes and organic gardening  
Cousin Island Special Reserve:  carbon neutral nature reserve - a favorite ecotoursist destination  
Coral Reef Restoration: restoring coral reefs affected by coral bleeaching and planting corals of the future
Biodiversity Conservation: transforming islands through research, monitoring, translocations and ecosystem rehabilitation

Awards
World Leisure Organisation "The George" for the Green Health Programme (2012), Teach a Man to Fish Educating Africa Most Entreprenuial in Seychelles (2012), Gourmand World Cook Book Awards for the book "Grow and Eat your own Food Seychelles," in the Sustainability and Fundraising category, (2011), SABC Highway Africa Digital Media Awards Not for For Profit category (2008), British Airways Tourism for Tomorrow “Highly Commended” award for Cousin Island (2004) Conde Nast Traveler Magazine Best Destination Award for Cousin Island

Certifications
Carbon neutrality for Cousin Island,

Standards & eco labels
Listed status for Cousin Island Carbon Neutrality with the Gold Standard Foundation, Assurance carried out by Nexia, Smith and Williamson (UK)

Associations/memberships
BirdLife Partner, IUCN Member, WIOMSA member, Seychelles Hospitality and Tourism Association Member

Articles

Nature Seychelles Media page

Media articles featuring Nature Seychelles:
Saving Nature Saving People, IUCN, 28 June 2012
The first island purchased for species conservation, IUCN, 22 April 2010
The Report Company (for the Guardian): SUSTAINABILITY > Pioneering sustainable tourism, The Report, 2 February 2012 
Seychelles Warbler back from the brink, Wildlife Extra, 2012
Hope for Seychelles' last Critically Endangered species, Birdlife International, 23 June 2009 
Seychelles makes a splash at Yeosu oceans exposition, Seychelles Nation, 21 May 2012 
Reef Rescuers, Octopus Diver Blog, 7 March 2012
New project to give socio-economic options to vulnerable groups, Seychelles NATION 
Nature Seychelles builds infrastructure for conservation, IUCN, 8 April 2011 
A push for more women in conservation at Cousin Island, IUCN, 30 March 2011

Media contact person
Liz Mwambui, Communcations Manager, Email: liz@natureseychelles.org

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Website: Nature Seychelles

General enquiries
Email: nature@seychelles.net
Tel: (+248) 4601100
Fax:  (+248) 4601102
 
Address
Postal address: P.O. Box 1310, Victoria, Mahe, Seychelles

Social media
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