11/04/2024 Praslin
06/09/2023 Praslin

Fond Ferdinand and the Vallée de Mai UNESCO World Heritage Site have won the Tripadvisor 2023 Travelers’ Choice Awards this August based on 2022 traveller reviews.

02/03/2023 Praslin

The Seychelles Islands Foundation (SIF), the Public Trust mandated to protect and manage Seychelles’ UNESCO World Heritage properties, Vallée de Mai and Aldabra Atoll, as well as the Fond Ferdinand

17/08/2022 Mahe

SIF Professor David Stoddart Scholarship

01/04/2022 Mahe

Following the international research symposium, which took place at the Royal Society in London on the 21st April 2022, the Seychelles Islands Foundation is planning to complete the celebrations fo

03/06/2020 Mahe

Monday 25th May 2020                                             

The Vallée de Mai reopened

10/03/2020 Mahe

Seychelles Islands Foundation (SIF), was proud to celebrate the principle of gender equality on International Women’s Day, 8th March 2020.

02/03/2020 Mahe

The Thirteenth Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS COP13), held from 17th to 22nd February 2020, kicked off the “super year for nature” in Ahmedabad in India. The "super year for nature" includes a UN Summit in September and culminates in the UN Biodiversity Conference at the end of 2020. This is when a new global biodiversity strategy for the next decade will be adopted - the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework.

29/01/2020 Aldabra

Aldabra has been listed as an Important Marine Mammal Area (IMMA) by scientists at the Marine Mammal Protected Areas Task Force.

16/01/2020 Aldabra

A new research paper published on Aldabra’s endemic white-throated rail Dryolimnas [cuvieri

24/10/2019 Aldabra

Today at the Ocean Conference in Oslo, Norway, Marine Conservation Institute and its international science council recognized Aldabra Atoll Special Reserve of the Seychelles, in the western Indian

10/10/2019 Mahe

SIF has awarded its Professor David Stoddart scholarship to two students studying BSc Environmental Science at the University of Seychelles.

26/08/2019 Praslin

Vallée de Mai staff will be talking on Radio Sesel about various research and conservation projects which SIF is carrying out at the UNESCO World Heritage site.

22/08/2019 Praslin

The Seychelles Islands Foundation (SIF) has set up a task force to reduce numbers of the invasive yellow crazy ant, which threatens the unique ecosystem of the Vallée de Mai.

07/08/2019 Mahe

Applications are open this year for one Seychellois with a place to study Environmental Science at the University of Seychelles.

02/08/2019 Aldabra

Aldabra now has a stable Internet connection once again. Thank you for your patience in contacting our staff who are based there during this period.

29/07/2019 Mahe

Seychelles Islands Foundation (SIF) has announced it is cancelling its Aldabra House project which has faced challenges from competing development in the area.

Aldabra Atoll
17/07/2019 Aldabra

Aldabra is experiencing technical issues and is currently without Internet. We have spoken to our staff and they are in good spirits.

Representatives at the conference from SIF, GIF, UniSey IBC, TRASS, SNPA, Fregate Island and various universities conducting collaborative research in Seychelles
16/07/2019 Mahe

Seychelles’ conservation organisations were well represented at the International Conference on Island Biology 2019 which was hosted by the University of La Réunion last week, 8–13 July 2019.