The effects of climate change on seabirds in Seychelles

Rising sea water levels due to climate change  will lead to habitat loss for many wildlife - photo credit  Peter Chadwick
Rising sea water levels due to climate change will lead to habitat loss for many wildlife – photo credit Peter Chadwick

The Republic of Seychelles with its many small islands and abundantly rich tropical seas makes it an ideal location for seabirds to thrive. They can use the islands to rest and breed whilst food is readily available offshore. Continue reading “The effects of climate change on seabirds in Seychelles”

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Diary of a seychelles magpie robin

photo taken 24th July 2014
photo taken 24th July 2014

The Seychelles Magpie Robin is one the most popular and charismatic birds found on Cousin Island. It also heralds another of the Seychelles great conservation success stories. Once down to as few as 19 individuals, found only on Fregate Island, the Seychelles Magpie Robin has rebounded in magnificent form. Continue reading “Diary of a seychelles magpie robin”

World: Zoologist leads world’s largest rat extermination to save biodiversity of Antarctic island – The Globe and Mail

Giant petrel at South Georgia Island
Giant petrel at South Georgia Island (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Tony Martin, a University of Dundee in Scotland professor has led the largest and most complicated rodent extermination ever attempted in the world. The project was on South Georgia, a 160-kilometre-long island off the coast of Antarctica.  Continue reading “World: Zoologist leads world’s largest rat extermination to save biodiversity of Antarctic island – The Globe and Mail”