03/06/2020 SIF

Monday 25th May 2020                                             

The Vallée de Mai reopened

10/03/2020 SIF

Seychelles Islands Foundation (SIF), was proud to celebrate the principle of gender equality on International Women’s Day, 8th March 2020.

02/03/2020 SIF

The Thirteenth Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS COP13), held from 17th to 22nd February 2020, kicked off the “super year for nature” in Ahmedabad in India. The "super year for nature" includes a UN Summit in September and culminates in the UN Biodiversity Conference at the end of 2020. This is when a new global biodiversity strategy for the next decade will be adopted - the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework.

29/01/2020 Aldabra

Aldabra has been listed as an Important Marine Mammal Area (IMMA) by scientists at the Marine Mammal Protected Areas Task Force.

16/01/2020 Aldabra

A new research paper published on Aldabra’s endemic white-throated rail Dryolimnas [cuvieri

24/10/2019 Aldabra

Today at the Ocean Conference in Oslo, Norway, Marine Conservation Institute and its international science council recognized Aldabra Atoll Special Reserve of the Seychelles, in the western Indian

10/10/2019 SIF

SIF has awarded its Professor David Stoddart scholarship to two students studying BSc Environmental Science at the University of Seychelles.

26/08/2019 VDM

Vallée de Mai staff will be talking on Radio Sesel about various research and conservation projects which SIF is carrying out at the UNESCO World Heritage site.

22/08/2019 VDM

The Seychelles Islands Foundation (SIF) has set up a task force to reduce numbers of the invasive yellow crazy ant, which threatens the unique ecosystem of the Vallée de Mai.

07/08/2019 SIF

Applications are open this year for one Seychellois with a place to study Environmental Science at the University of Seychelles.

02/08/2019 Aldabra

Aldabra now has a stable Internet connection once again. Thank you for your patience in contacting our staff who are based there during this period.

29/07/2019 SIF

Seychelles Islands Foundation (SIF) has announced it is cancelling its Aldabra House project which has faced challenges from competing development in the area.

Aldabra Atoll
17/07/2019 Aldabra

Aldabra is experiencing technical issues and is currently without Internet. We have spoken to our staff and they are in good spirits.

Representatives at the conference from SIF, GIF, UniSey IBC, TRASS, SNPA, Fregate Island and various universities conducting collaborative research in Seychelles
16/07/2019 SIF

Seychelles’ conservation organisations were well represented at the International Conference on Island Biology 2019 which was hosted by the University of La Réunion last week, 8–13 July 2019.

19/06/2019 SIF

We have some exciting job opportuities in our Mahé, Aldabra and Vallée de Mai teams!

See our Careers page for more details.

25/03/2019 SIF

Seychelles has made history in becoming the first country ever to eradicate an established population of the invasive ring-necked parakeet (Psittacula krameri) from the wild.

25/03/2019 Aldabra

The field phase of the Aldabra Clean-Up Project started on the 22nd February, and the month was a whirlwind of exciting activities and developments.

25/03/2019 VDM

The ninth annual yellow crazy ant (Anoplolepis gracilipes) survey was conducted in November 2018 in the Vallée de Mai by the research team.

27/03/2018 Aldabra

The 2017 Eco-Schools Award winners will be visiting Aldabra from 28th March to 4th April 2018.

18/02/2018 SIF

As custodians of Aldabra, SIF has recently facilitated visits to the atoll by the President of Seychelles and SIF Patron, President Danny Faure, the Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture Mrs Pamela