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News Seychelles » Events: The Seychelles has struck a 'debt-for-nature swap' with Leonardo DiCaprio

News channel or source: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2018/02/22/seychelles-has-struck-debt-for-nature-swap-leonardo-dicaprio/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

The Seychelles has floated a plan to deepen its marine conservation ... The archipelago has also been hit by two major coral bleaching events in recent years that have already severely eroded the islands marine biodiversity, a key draw for tourism ...

News Seychelles » Events: 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

Biodiversity has eroded in the wake of two recent coral bleaching events. The Telegraph said debt restructuring will essentially send Seychelles repayments into a trust set to invest in plans to foster a sustainable blue economy. Related: Leonardo DiCaprio ...

News Seychelles » Events: 8th Indo- Seychelles Army exercise starts

News channel or source: https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ahmedabad/8th-indo-seychelles-army-exercise-starts/articleshow/63061277.cms
Publication date: Saturday 24 February 2018

The nine-day event will see the contingents hone their tactical and technical skills in countering insurgency and terrorism in UN peacekeeping scenario involving the activation of the joint operations centre of the Seychelles People’s Defence Force.

News Seychelles » Events: 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

Seychelles’ President Danny Faure of Seychelles, commented on the news after it was announced at an event on Wednesday: "Our approach is ambitious. It is about a paradigm shift on how we manage and use our coastal and ocean resources, how we work ...

News Seychelles » Events: Seychelles swaps debt for groundbreaking marine protection

News channel or source: http://leaderpost.com/pmn/news-pmn/seychelles-swaps-debt-for-groundbreaking-marine-protection/wcm/3a8806cd-6c16-40e0-b932-df50ab1a0fbd
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

“The Seychelles is leading the way in terms of how it is going to manage its ocean territory … in a sustainable fashion,” said Benoit Bosquet, the World Bank’s practice manager for environment and natural resources. Amateur boxing events are in the ...

News Seychelles » Events: Seychelles: Saving the coral reefs

News channel or source: http://www.dw.com/en/seychelles-saving-the-coral-reefs/av-42698623
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

But the frequency of extreme weather events has shown we are starting to run out of time. Australia's tourism industry is under threat 08.02.2018 Australia's multi-billion dollar tourism industry is under increasing threat from climate change with some of ...

News Seychelles » Events: 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, like many tropical islands, is witnessing a devastating chain of events, including coastal erosion, ocean acidification, extreme weather, and coral bleaching. All this is putting the nation's flora and fauna – which includes the ...

News Seychelles » Events: Seychelles islands showcased at Holiday World Show in Dublin

News channel or source: https://www.eturbonews.com/177786/seychelles-islands-showcased-holiday-world-show-dublin
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) Director for UK & Ireland, Christine Vel, was present at the three-day event. It was the perfect opportunity for STB to showcase Seychelles’ unique selling propositions to the Irish travel trade and potential travelers.

News Seychelles » Events: Marathon Swimmers Head To Qatar & Seychelles

News channel or source: https://swimswam.com/marathon-swimmers-head-qatar-seychelles/
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

The second leg will then take place in the Seychelles with British Swimmers Jack Burnell, Jazz Carlin, Danielle Huskisson and Toby Robinson competing on 20 th May. Team Leader Bernie Dietzig said: “Our marathon swimmers have come through a great block ...

News Seychelles » Events: Discovering the island charms of Victoria

News channel or source: https://www.thenational.ae/lifestyle/travel/discovering-the-island-charms-of-victoria-1.707207
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

If possible, time your visit to coincide with the Seychelles’ Carnaval International de Victoria, an annual event that showcases the island’s cultural offerings, that takes place every March. What to avoid One of the real dangers in the Seychelles is ...