A different office for a month: Annie joins the GVI Marine Conservation Expedition

By Annie Vidot Do you know how it feels to join a marine conservation expedition here in Seychelles for a month? Maybe not! Let me share my experience with you. Recently I joined the GVI Marine Conservation Expedition (based at Baie Ternay, NW Mahé, Seychelles) on a scholarship for a month. GVI have been surveying marine life in the marine park of Baie Ternay for over a decade, contributing towards various conservation-related surveys aimed at providing data to the local government on coral …

Why I want to save our reefs

By Annie Vidot Hello there! My name is Annie, I am an 18 years young girl and I study “Fisheries Science“ at the Maritime Academy of Seychelles. I was born and raised in Seychelles, and my father, who was a dive instructor, instilled in me the love for the ocean. I have been working with the WiseOceans team at Four Seasons Resort Seychelles during weekends for three months and now as part of my school training, I am starting the second …

Joining the WiseOceans team

By Annie Vidot As a young Seychellois, I have extreme passion for marine life. When I first heard about WiseOceans I always wondered what they do without realising that one day I would be part of this amazing team who also share this interest. During my days with WiseOceans I have been working with Tania, the Reef Restoration Project Officer, learning about the Reef Restoration Project at Four Seasons Resort Seychelles and the different methodologies used. Using my rapidly improving duck diving skills I am …