Seychelles

Sanctuary at Roche Caiman

By Chris / 3rd March 2018

  About The sanctuary comprises a 2.9 ha freshwater wetland close to the sea. The site has resulted from reclamation works carried out in 1986 on the east coast of Mahe and was opened in 1992. It is located 3km from the capital of Seychelles ViFunding support: Jensen Foundation Number of staff: 5 Overall aims…

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Roche Caiman Wetlands

By Chris / 3rd March 2018

  About Success! Nature Seychelles proves that wetlands help prevent flooding Recent heavy rains have proved that Nature Seychelles improvements to the Sanctuary at Roche Caiman wetland are working. The NGO manages the artificial wetland, which is in close proximity to Victoria, the capital of Seychelles. Flood protection, flow maintenance and water purification are some…

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Cousin Island Special Reserve

By Chris / 3rd March 2018

  About Nature Seychelles, an NGO and the Birdlife partner in the Seychelles, took over the management of the reserve in 1998. Our mission is to improve the conservation of local biodiversity through research, habitat conservation, monitoring, education and awareness, advocacy and ecotourism. Cousin Island receives some 10,000 visitors a year. Visitor fees and donations…

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