Forget the Blue Economy of SIDS – Let’s talk about the Economies of Fat!Written by Super User
Everyone knows about it but no one wants to discuss it as one of the most important problems of sustainable development and the transition to a Blue Economy. I’m talking about the F word – FAT
Illegal Fishing – Pillaging of Seychelles seas continuesWritten by Super User
P. Mawanda, TODAY Newspaper, 5 May 2015: The country’s move to establish the Blue Economy may remain a pipedream if issues such as illegal fishing are not addressed. But are the authorities adequately armed to deal with the situation?
Tagging and Monitoring fish to safeguard Seychelles’ resourcesWritten by Super User
“When I was growing up, I remember a lot of fishermen fishing outside Port Victoria, near what we used to call ‘The Far’. The Light House. In those days there were spawning aggregations of groupers every April. Fishermen knew to fish there for a big catch. This spawning site vanished even before the land reclamation because of overfishing.” Dr Shah, Nature Seychelles CEO said in introducing a workshop presentation on conventional and acoustic tagging of herbivorous fish.