The Seychelles National Park Authority has been managing the marine and terrestrial National park for more than 40 years. As from Monday 3rd May 2021, visitors and clients visiting SNPA’s marine park will be able to purchase their entry tickets online. In a brief ceremony at Eden Bleu yesterday the official online ticketing system was launched in the presence of Minister for Agriculture, Climate change and Environment Mr. Flavien Joubert, Minister for Finance, Mr. Naddy Hassan and the Governor Of the Central Bank of Seychelles, Miss Carolina Belle, alongside CEO of SNPA, Mr. Selby Remy with other partners and invited guest.
2021 Earth Day
Every year on 22 April, the year celebrates Earth Day, to recognize the importance and value of the planet that we live on and depend on for our living. It is a day of reflection for every individual on the need to care, protect and maintain the planet that we call home, a time for personal reflection even more to ask ourselves how do we treat the earth and what do we do and how do we contribute to protect it and keep it the beautiful blue and green planet that we admire.
During his routine visit on Praslin on Monday 20th April 2021, the Minister for Agriculture, Climate Change and Environment Mr. Joubert paid a visit to Baie Saint Anne Primary School. The school has 585 students and 61 staff. The delegation was welcome by Ms. Wendy Sara, the Deputy Head Teacher for Studies at the Baie Saint Anne Primary School.
The Minister for Agriculture, Climate Change and Environment, Mr. Flavien Joubert met with the staff responsible for the management of ‘Le Ravin de Fond Ferdinand on Praslin during his routine visit on Monday19th April 2021. He was accompanied by the Members of the National Assembly on Praslin.
Mr Ole Thonke Ambassador of the Kingdom of Denmark newly accredited to Seychelles, paid a courtesy call on Minister for Minister for Agriculture, Climate Change and Environment Flavien Joubert on 20th April 2021. The Honorary Consul for Denmark Mr Basil Soundy accompanied the Ambassador on his visit.
2021 International Forestry Day
As customary, every 21st March, the United Nations raise awareness on the importance of all types of forests. This year we will be celebrating the 9th International Day of Forests (IDF) and the theme is “Forest restoration: a path to recovery and well-being“. It underscores the importance of Forest restoration: a path to recovery and well-being at all levels in achieving sustainable forest management and biodiversity conservation.
2021 World Wildlife Day
Today March 3 2021 marks the World Wildlife Day under the theme “Forests and Livelihoods: Sustaining People and Planet“, as a way to highlight the central role of forests, forest species and ecosystems services in sustaining the livelihoods and welfare of communities. From filtering and storing freshwater to ensuring the fertility of soils and regulating the climate, forests underpin the economy and are critical to our very survival. The importance of forests cannot be underestimated.
2021 World Wetland Day
World Wetland day is an annual event celebrated globally on February 2nd to raise awareness about the vital role of wetlands for people and our planet. This day marks the signing of the Convention on Wetlands of International Importance (Ramsar Convention) in Ramsar, Iran, on 2 February 1971. Seychelles joined this convention together with 18 other countries. The theme for the year is ‘Water, Wetlands and Life are inseparable”. In simple terms, water, wetland and life cannot exist without each other, just as we cannot survive without water.