Tag Archives: SC – Aldabra Atoll

When an island becomes the world’s dumping ground, who pays?; SciMex

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Ring of coral islands is being destroyed by plastic pollution; Ryan Morrison; Daily Mail 

During a cleanup programme in 2019 more than 25 tonnes of plastic were removed from the remote atoll of Aldabra, Seychelles – just 5 per cent of the total.

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Millions of dollars needed to clean up tuna nets and flip flops from one small island state; Sonnenseite

Following a five-week clean-up on Aldabra Atoll, one of Seychelles’ UNESCO World Heritage Site, where 25 tonnes of marine plastic litter was removed, researchers at Oxford University have estimated that the cost to clean up the entire island is approximately $4.68 million, requiring 18,000 person‐hours of labour.

Source: Millions of dollars needed to clean up tuna nets and flip flops from one small island state – Sonnenseite – Ökologische Kommunikation mit Franz Alt

Deep Ocean Live: What a coral reef spared from commercial fishing looks like; Thomas Moore; Sky News

Sky News will be broadcasting live from the Indian Ocean on the 18, 19 and 20 March at 8am on Sky News and Sky Atlantic.

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Deep Ocean Live: Final preparations for TV news bulletins under the sea; Sky News

Deep Ocean Live: Final preparations for TV news bulletins under the sea…

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Aldabra and the Outer Seychelles islands; Adam Plezer; Air Pano

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Places To Visit In Seychelles; Urenna Ukiwe; The Guardian

It is the yuletide and while some people are saving and planning on travelling to their hometowns (Igbo Kwenu!!), some who can afford are travelling to western countries to oppress others on social media with their beautiful pictures and videos. But some of these western places are in winter and it may not be as much fun as you think.

Source: Places To Visit In Seychelles

Seychelles: As exotic as it gets; The Indian Express

The sheer exoticness of the country will never fail to hit a first-time visitor.

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Seychelles Aldabra Atoll feels like forgotten paradise during rare cruise; Marina Jimenez; Star

Marina Jimenez takes a rare cruise through the Aldabra Atoll in the Seychelles with National Geographic and Lindblad Expeditions.

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Traveller’s guide: Seychelles; Chris Leadbeater; Independent

As honeymoon decisions go, theirs was an excellent one. When the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge – seeking a destination where they could hide from the world’s attention – picked the Seychelles as their place of post-wedding escape last May, they chose wisely.

Source: Traveller’s guide: Seychelles