Aldabra was designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1982 as a prime example of a raised coral atoll and is significantly less disturbed than most other atolls in the Indian Ocean and elsewhere in the world.
Research Papers\AMP RS papers.pdf
Philosophical Transactions - The Royal Society - Nov 2004
Reef fish diversity at Aldabra Atoll, Seychelles, during the five years following the 1998 coral bleaching event
Princess Royal visits both of Seychelles’ World Heritage Sites and praises nature conservation work. On 30th November and 1st December 2010, the Seychelles Islands Foundation was delighted to welcome and host Her Royal Highness, Anne, the Princess Royal with her husband Admiral Timothy Laurence