December 3, 2022

New South Korean ambassador to Seychelles to focus on promoting tourism

Promoting tourism between South Korea and Seychelles will be the focus of the newly accredited ambassador.   Ambassador Kang Seokhee made the statement to reporters on Tuesday after he presented his credentials to Seychelles’ President Wavel Ramkalawan at State House.   “As you know because of the COVID-19 situation, there

COP27: Seychelles joins Global Methane Pledge with 47 countries

Seychelles joined 47 countries to support the Global Methane Pledge at COP27, vowing to cut down on the island nation’s methane gas production significantly by 2030.   Launched by the European Union and the United States at COP26, the pledge seeks to cut the level of anthropogenic methane emissions by

Coastal rehabilitation: Second phase of projects in Seychelles begin in 2023

The second phase of two coastal rehabilitation projects in Seychelles will kick off next year, while the island nation eyes a new blue barrier concept in its fight in mitigating coastal erosion, said a top official.   The senior climate adaptation officer at the Climate Change Division, Anie Simeon, told

Dainise Quatre: Seychellois graduate and marine park officer celebrates milestone

Over a hundred students graduated from the University of Seychelles on Thursday. Amongst the cohort is Dainise Quatre, the first Seychellois woman to be certified under the Western Indian Ocean Certification of Marine Protected Area (MPA) Professionals for marine field operators, who graduated with a bachelor’s degree in environmental sciences.