Gender and Ocean – Meet Nathalie Bodin

We care about gender all year round ! Today we meet Dr Nathalie Bodin from the Seychelles Fishing Authority. Name: Dr Nathalie Bodin – Fisheries scientist Nathalie develops and leads research projects that deal with marine conservation and/or fisheries at the...

Women in Bird Conservation and Management!

Project Lead Applicant Dr Rachel Bristol is a conservation biologist and practitioner with extensive expertise and experience in seabird research, survey, census, monitoring, handling and ringing.  Rachel set-up and chaired the Seychelles Seabird Group from 2001- 2006...

Call for innovation: Blue Economy is way bigger

Blue Economy, an occasionally misunderstood concept, is the sustainable use of ocean resources for economic growth, improved livelihoods and jobs and ocean ecosystem health as defined by the World Bank. Let’s break it down to be more specific.   Sustainable is...

Willingness to Pay Survey underway

          Many tourism dependent island States experience high pressure on the natural environment, which is often the very core of their tourism product. Therefore sustainable management and protection mechanisms are required, which limit and...

Gender and Ocean in Seychelles: A Mixed Bag of Nuts?

I have been privileged to have had the opportunity to work on various projects with gender-focused Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) in Seychelles. Entreprendre au Fėminin Ocėan Indien (EFOIS), Alliance of Solidarity for the Family (ASFF), Women in Action and...