Tim (Neutral Buoyancy) Ecott praises WiseOceans coral project

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Tim Ecott is the author of the international best-seller ‘Neutral Buoyancy: Adventures in a Liquid World’ and scriptwriter for the BBC feature film ‘Deep Blue’.  Corals, and the reefs that they create are notoriously complex organisms – not for nothing are they called the rainforests of the sea. Coral restoration projects have been around for a few years now, and …

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 …

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 …

A Thousand!

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By Tania Militello “A thousand what?” you will ask. Coral fragmentsLast week we announced on our latest news page (and Facebook too) that we have reached our first milestone for our Reef Restoration Project: a thousand rescued coral fragments in the coral nursery! Since the official launch, only just over 3 months ago, the 26th March 2015, we have collected, …

So you think you want to be a marine biologist?

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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 …

Project beginnings: how to build a Reef Restoration Project

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By Lindsay Sullivan This is very first blog post for the Reef Restoration Project at Four Seasons Resort Seychelles and the only one from me. Going forward you’ll be hearing regularly from Tania, our Reef Restoration Project Officer, as she gets this exciting, ground-breaking project truly under way. But now, for the first post, it’s only right that we tell you …