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Event: CBD Southern Indian Ocean Workshop to Facilitate Description of EBSAsbiodiversity-l.iisd.org | 15 May 2012
This workshop is convened by the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO). It aims to facilitate the description of ecologically or biologically significant marine areas (EBSAs), and will include one day...
Press Release: Seychelles fourth country to ratify the Nagoya Protocol on genetic resourcescbd.int | 27 Apr 2012
Montreal, 27 April 2012 – Seychelles, on 20 April 2012, became the fourth country to ratify the NagoyaProtocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising fromtheir Utilization to the Convention on Biological Diversity.The Nagoya Protocol will enter into force 90 days after the deposit of the 50th instrument of ratification. Inaddition to Seychelles, Rwanda, Gabon and Jordan have also ratified the Protocol.
Mauritius and Seychelles prepare for historic submission to the UNCommonwealth News | 25 Mar 2009
It was a moment of joy at Marlborough House on 20 March when a delegation from Mauritius and Seychelles gave a preview of the joint presentation the two countries will make on 26 March 2009 at the United Nations in New York to the Commission on the Limits of their Continental shelf.
Seychelles: New coral reef discoveredafrol News | 25 Oct 2008
A previously unknown coral reef on the uninhabited Seychellois island of Curieuse has been discovered. The reef is already protected as it falls within the Curieuse Marine National Park.
Africa plots common position on climateThe New Times | 13 Jul 2007
Delegates from around 42 African countries are meeting in Kigali to discuss and harmonise the continents position on climate change.
Africa: Al Gore's Liveearth Vs AfricaAllAfrica.com | 13 Jul 2007
FEW people in Africa would get to see Al Gore and his troupe of rock-star ecologists strutting their stuff last weekend - because most have neither television nor electricity.
Africa: Live Earth Vs. AfricaAllAfrica.com | 12 Jul 2007
Few people in Africa got to see Al Gore and his troupe of rock-star ecologists strutting their stuff two weekends ago, because most have neither television nor electricity. That's just as well, because they would have been aghast at Live Earth's bizarre message.
Africa: Developing Nations Embrace Renewable EnergyAllAfrica.com | 22 Jun 2007
Developing countries have increased investment in renewable energy, accounting for one-fifth of the world's total last year, according to a report by the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) released today (21 June).
Africa: Compromise Reached on Ivory TradeAllAfrica.com | 18 Jun 2007
It was a great day for the African elephant Thursday morning at The Hague after Kenya and Mali led other African countries in hammering out a compromise deal on ivory trade.