(Seychelles News Agency) - There are discrepancies between the actual quantities and species of fish caught in Seychelles' waters and what is being reported by national and international regulatory bodies, a newly published report found.
This scientific resource, The Graphic Guide to Marine Protected Areas, which has been worked on by a global group of leading marine scientists and MPA managers, including Dr. Nirmal Shah Nature Seychelles' CEO, is now presented in a graphic, comic-book style format. We encourage everyone to circulate this excellent document. It is designed to clearly communicate what MPAs are and why it is so important to specify the level of protection of an MPA and its stage of establishment.
Download it here: The Graphic Guide to Marine Protected Areas
(Seychelles News Agency) - The Seychelles Coast Guard has new powers to fight illegal activity in the island nation's waters after a new law came into force. President Danny Faure assented to the Defence (Amendment) Act last Tuesday after it was approved by the National Assembly.