Bird IslandThe television programme ‘Inside Africa‘ has thrown the spotlight on the Seychelles archipelago, producing three segments on various conservation endeavors taking place on islands further afield from the more commonly-visited ones.

One of the segments, entitled ‘On this island, the birds are in charge’, covers one very unique island in a very remote location which is trying to protect and restore a precious ecosystem. As green as a lone emerald set against a dazzlingly blue backdrop, almost a hundred kilometers north of the Seychelles’ main island of Mahe, lies the northernmost of the Indian Ocean archipelago’s 115 islands – Bird Island, the small coral island to which over a million migratory seabirds flock each year. Read More