David Attenborough vividly remembers, nearly 80 years on, his first encounter with one of the worst scourges of the planet. He was a schoolboy. “I remember my headmaster, who was also my science master, saying: ‘Boys, we’ve entered a new era! We’ve entered, we’ll be proud to say,…

Read more: David Attenborough on the scourge of the oceans: 'I remember being told plastic doesn't decay, it's wonderful'

The world’s oceans are at last receiving the attention they deserve, as the scale of plastic pollution is finally becoming clear, the Prince of Wales has said, hailing this growing awareness as the first step to saving the marine environment. Prince Charles said it had taken years for…

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(Seychelles News Agency) - Areas around Aldabra Atoll, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and the Assumption Atoll have been drafted as zone one areas — high marine biodiversity protection areas - under the Seychelles’ Marine Spatial Plan phase one presented on Friday. Discussions involving the management of the…

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(Seychelles News Agency) - The importance of maritime security cooperation for Seychelles was highlighted by the island nation’s president at the Ocean Conference in Malta on Thursday. The Seychelles’ head of state Danny Faure said, “Because of our limited and competing resources, it is particularly important that we…

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Besides its rich cultural heritage, the Lamu Island is famous for its calm waters and idyllic beaches. Lamu is also an important nursery for a diverse marine ecosystem. But years of dumping waste in the ocean are threatening to choke the future of its marine environment and its tourism magnetism as Mercy Kandie visit to Lamu confirmed.

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Potential teacher exchanges, peace and the Blue Economy are areas highlighted for cooperation by the newly accredited High Commissioner of Zambia to Seychelles. Brenda Muntemba presented her credentials to Danny Faure, the president of Seychelles, at State House on Tuesday.

Brenda Muntemba is the new Zambian High Commissioner…

Read more: Teacher exchanges, Blue Economy discussed between Seychelles, Zambia