The Ministry of Environment, Energy and Climate change will be undertaking a series of Public consultation and review process of the Nature Reserves and Conservancy Bill which is being proposed for the replacement of the existing National Parks and Nature Conservancy Act.
This process of consultation will allow the public as well as any interested/ affected parties to review this piece of legislation as well as to provide any final inputs on the Bill
Members of the public are invited to two Public meetings to discuss this new bill and its provisions:
For Mahe – Saturday the 02nd February 2019 at 2pm at the STC conference room, Latanier Street.
For Praslin & La Digue – Saturday the 09th February at 10am at the Grand Anse Administration Office, Praslin
In addition to the Public meetings, public can get access to the document for review HERE
These will be available as from Wednesday the 30th January until Thursday the 28th February 2019
For any further information please contact the Ministry on 4670500 or 4670530 or 4670502
Climate change adaptation & mitigation
The scientific evidence that present day climate change is being caused by human interference with the functioning of the atmosphere is unequivocal.
Conservation & Protected Areas
The Seychelles has a long history of conservation measures and management initiatives from the first decrees of De Malavois in the late 1770s.
The biodiversity of the Seychelles archipelago is recognised to be of international significance. It is part of the Madagascan and West Indian Ocean Biodiversity hotspot and contains two
Seychelles Natural Heritage
Our environment, our people and the diversity of cultures forms part of the country’s national heritage. Preservation of the natural heritage is the responsibility of the Ministry of Community Development, Social Affairs and Sports
The Seychelles has a number of its species listed as endangered on the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) red List. Many of these species are being threatened by natural factors such as climate change, as well as anthropogenic
The Seychelles generate an average of 48,000 tons of waste per year. Communal bins sites around the islands are still the mode of waste collection for refused compacted trucks which transfer the wastes to a controlled landfill at Providence.
The Seychelles Government is committed to providing adequate, reliable and affordable energy to meet future energy consumption needs and to underpin strong economic growth through consumable energy initiatives.