Saturday, 18 July 2015

Shark event at Cap Ternay

Group photo with PGEC, GIF and GVI
The Green Islands Foundation (GIF) together with Global Vision International (GVI) hosted a shark education campaign on 12th July 2015 with the children from the Port Glaud Environment Club (PGEC). The event took place at the GVI base at Cap Ternay and Port Launay beach.

Wednesday, 8 July 2015

Fishermen workshop on sharks

Group photo with the artisanal fishermen who attended
Green Islands Foundation (GIF) participated in a workshop organized by the Fishermen and Boat Owner's Association (FBOA) to educate fishermen on the role and importance of sharks and how best to adopt sustainable shark fishing practices.

Saturday, 4 July 2015

GIF at the National Expo 2015

GIF team at the National show
Last weekend Green Islands Foundation (GIF) participated in the National Expo 2015. If you passed by the Ecovillage then you surely did not miss the vibrant displays and exciting games we prepared for the event. From the 27th -29th June 2015, all of Seychelles got the opportunity to meet the GIF team, learn about GIF’s role and some of our past and present conservation projects.

Wednesday, 1 July 2015

Shark education on Curieuse Island

Children from Grand Anse Praslin primary school
 who took part in the shark workshop
The Green Islands Foundation hosted yet another shark educational workshop with school children as part of its ongoing national awareness campaign on sharks. On Wednesday 17th June, a group of 17 children from Grand Anse Praslin Primary school hopped on the boat to Curieuse National Park to learn about a special group of fish: the sharks. For this event GIF collaborated with Global Vision International (GVI) staff and volunteers based on Curieuse, and the Seychelles National Parks Authority (SNPA).

Wednesday, 24 June 2015

Updates of GIF work on Denis Island

Internship Student from the Maritime Training Centre

MTC student Oneal Tambou doing his internship with GIF
One of the aims of the Green Islands Foundation (GIF) is to provide training facilities for young Seychellois who are interested in the environment and who like to work in conservation. Therefore, GIF has invited Oneal Tambou (19 years old) from the Maritime Training Centre (MTC) to carry out his internship on Denis Island. He takes part in all conservation activities, but he mainly focuses on marine monitoring.