Post mass global coral bleaching event and it’s not all bad news

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This year saw the third mass global coral bleaching event sweep the world’s oceans. Stats, figures and reports on the loss of coral worldwide are still emerging, but needless to say there is some pretty bleak reading out there. You may call corals the canaries of the ocean, and this was a clear signal that all is not well. Here in Petite …

The Third Coral Bleaching Event; how our corals have fared

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By Annie Vidot and Georgina Beresford Coral reefs are the rainforests of the sea with a rich biodiversity providing homes for thousands of fish and other marine organisms. It also plays an important role in our country’s economy as it relies on its diverse resources; the economic value of coral reefs has been estimated at $29 billion a year. Thus …

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

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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 …

Moving Offices…

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By Georgie Beresford About a month ago I moved office. I didn’t move far, but it was very exciting all the same. I migrated from the Marine Educator picnic table at Four Seasons Resort Seychelles to the Coral Cabana (a grand total of five steps away) to start my new role as Reef Restoration Project Officer! I had a fantastic …

The more ocean lovers there are, the better it is!

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By Tania Militello Being based at the Four Seasons Resort Seychelles, part of my daily routine as Reef Restoration Project Officer is to meet with resort guests, talk with them about the project and its aim, and help people get to know more about the wonderful marine life at our doorstep. The interest most of the guests show for the …

Joining the WiseOceans team

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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 …

Because we love the reef!

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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 …