COAT OF ARMS
Government: Unitary Presidential Republic
Current President: Wavel Ramkalawan
Population: 95,981 (2020)
Land Size: 455 sq km (176 sq miles)
Major Ethnic Groups:
- Sun - Feb 14, 2021: New Study in Seychelles Shows Value of Even Elderly Warblers Raising Their Young - AllAfrica News: Seychelles
[Seychelles News Agency] New research conducted on Seychelles' warblers has shown that the bird's offspring fare better if elderly parents have helped to raise them.
- Mon - Feb 8, 2021: Photo Competition Nets Huge Harvest of Seychelles' Flora and Fauna - AllAfrica News: Seychelles
[Seychelles News Agency] Over 5,000 new flora and fauna have been recorded and added to the Seychelles' biodiversity database through a photo competition organised by the Plant Conservation Action group.
- Thu - Feb 4, 2021: With Beaches Abnormally Quiet in Seychelles, Coast Rehab Project Moves Forward - AllAfrica News: Seychelles
[Seychelles News Agency] Officials in Seychelles are taking advantage of the abnormally empty beaches to start a coastal rehabilitation project at Beau Vallon.
- Wed - Feb 3, 2021: Fish Export Business in Seychelles Being Squeezed By Pandemic's Effects - AllAfrica News: Seychelles
[Seychelles News Agency] An increase in freight prices and fewer available international flights are two of the factors negatively affecting fish exports from Seychelles as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Wed - Feb 3, 2021: New Waste Sorting and Collection Project in Seychelles Delayed Due to Covid-19 Restrictions - AllAfrica News: Seychelles
[Seychelles News Agency] A waste sorting and collection project that was being implemented in Perseverance, Seychelles, is being delayed due to the ongoing restrictions in place in the island nation to prevent the spread of COVID-19.