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 …

Because we love the reef!

By Tania Militello At WiseOceans and Four Seasons Resort Seychelles we love our skin, but we love the reef, too! This is why the resort provides special reef-friendly sunscreen products for all their guests, pictured here amongst the equipment in the Coral Cabana. Evoa, by EQ, is an example of a sunscreen which doesn’t have the same impact upon coral that many regular sunscreens do, impacts which can increase bleaching of coral reefs for example (read more about this in the links …

So you think you want to be a marine biologist?

By Tania Militello You want to swim with dolphins, talk to the manta rays and plunge into warm, crystal clear tropical waters? Interesting… I really love this job, and I know for sure that all marine biologists feel the same. However I sometimes get the feeling that most of the students and young “marine biologists to be” do not quite know the real meaning of being a marine biologist. Recently we had the amazing chance to have young Seychellois marine enthusiasts to join our …