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Seychelles , Saturday 24 February 2018

News Seychelles: Seychelles swaps debt for groundbreaking marine protection

News channel or source: http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/wireStory/seychelles-swaps-debt-groundbreaking-marine-protection-53280837
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

With deep blue waters, white sand beaches and rich marine life, the tiny island nation of the Seychelles is announcing a pioneering marine conservation plan as part of a debt swap deal with creditors. In an agreement described as the first of its kind, the ...

News Seychelles: Seychelles preserves swathes of marine territory in debt-for-nature deal

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-seychelles-environment/seychelles-preserves-swathes-of-marine-territory-in-debt-for-nature-deal-idUSKCN1G61M5?feedType=RSS&virtualBrandChannel=11563
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

VICTORIA (Reuters) - The island nation of Seychelles designated some of its fragile coastal areas for protection from commercial fishing, oil exploration and development this week in return for a novel deal relieving it of part of its sovereign debt.

News Seychelles: Seychelles Finds A Novel Way To Swap Its Debt For Marine Protections

News channel or source: http://wamc.org/post/seychelles-finds-novel-way-swap-its-debt-marine-protections
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

The Seychelles have brokered a novel deal that will allow the island archipelago to swap millions of dollars in sovereign debt for protecting nearly one third of its ocean area. It's hailed as the first of its kind. "Seychelles is clearly breaking new ...

News Seychelles: Seychelles announces two new marine protected areas the size of Great Britain

News channel or source: https://news.mongabay.com/2018/02/seychelles-announces-two-new-marine-protected-areas-the-size-of-great-britain/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

The government of Seychelles has announced the creation of two new marine protected areas covering 210,000 square kilometers, the size of the island of Great Britain. The first marine protected area includes 74,400 square kilometers of waters surrounding ...

News Seychelles: The Seychelles creates debt-for-conservation deal with Leonardo DiCaprio

News channel or source: https://inhabitat.com/the-seychelles-creates-debt-for-conservation-deal-with-leonardo-dicaprio/
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

The Seychelles, an island nation in East Africa, recently announced the creation of two new Marine Protected Areas roughly as big as Great Britain. It’s part of what The Telegraph called a debt-for-nature swap: the island nation gets a $20 million debt ...

News Seychelles: Seychelles citizen movement wants India stopped

News channel or source: https://www.eturbonews.com/178673/seychelles-citizen-movement-wants-india-stopped
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

In a meeting held on Tuesday, February 20, by some concerned Seychellois citizens who have been protesting every Saturday at the clock tower against the government approval for an Indian military base on Assumption Island, it was decided that these people ...

News Seychelles: The Seychelles pioneer marine protection deal

News channel or source: https://www.pressherald.com/2018/02/22/the-seychelles-pioneer-marine-protection-deal/
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

CURIEUSE ISLAND, Seychelles —With deep blue waters, white sand beaches and rich marine life, the tiny island nation of the Seychelles is announcing a pioneering marine conservation plan as part of a debt swap deal with creditors. In an agreement ...

News Seychelles: Unique conservation deal creates massive new marine parks in the Seychelles

News channel or source: http://www.climateactionprogramme.org/news/unique-conservation-deal-creates-massive-new-marine-parks-in-the-seychelles
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

The Seychelles has announced it has established vast new marine protected areas the size of Great Britain. 81,000 square miles of the Indian Ocean have been given over to conservation in an innovative conservation finance deal. The Seychelles Government ...

News Seychelles: The Seychelles Has Been Blackmailed Into Creating Two New Marine Reserves (Sort Of)

News channel or source: http://www.iflscience.com/policy/the-seychelles-has-been-blackmailed-into-creating-two-new-marine-reserves-sort-of/
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

The Seychelles will be able to exchange their debt for two large national parks in a new initiative backed by investors and charities, including Hollywood golden boy and environmental crusader Leonardo DiCaprio. This is a world first and could pave the ...

News Seychelles: Seychelles Creates New Marine Protected Areas

News channel or source: https://www.deeperblue.com/seychelles-creates-new-marine-protected-areas/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

The Seychelles government this week announced the creation of two new Marine Protected Areas off the archipelago. The MPAs cover about 210,000 square kilometers (81,081 square miles) of ocean waters teeming with biodiversity. They are the result of an ...