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WATCH: Face masks add to sea pollution at popular Philippines dive site

Independent online (SA) 07 Jun 2021
Marian Ledesma, a campaigner for Greenpeace in the Philippines, said poor management of the country's waste disposal strategy had led to rubbish accumulating in its tributaries. Meanwhile, according to Seychelles News Agency, Seychelles has partnered with the Global Impact Network ...
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Danish ambassador pays courtesy call on Minister Joubert |24 April 2021

Nation 24 Apr 2021
Environmental management approaches, in particular the possibility of government working with the private businesses, were also discussed, and it was pointed out that Denmark is very experienced in incineration of waste, a subject that Seychelles is evaluating and is likely to embark upon in future.
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European tuna boats dump fishing debris in Seychelles waters ‘with impunity’

Mongabay 09 Apr 2021
More than 80% of the plastic garbage washed up on the Indian Ocean atoll, home to Seychelles’ iconic giant tortoises, is fishing-related, Raguain, a Seychellois marine conservationist, and his team estimated. Vessels from Spain and France have for decades exploited Seychelles’ abundant tuna stock and left waste behind in its waters.
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Why the Hot New Shade for Green Bonds Could Be Blue

The Washington Post 22 Mar 2021
... green bonds but focused on such challenges as sustainable fishing and reducing plastic waste.
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National Assembly approves SAA, LWMA budgets | 20 March 2021

Nation 20 Mar 2021
The National Assembly yesterday continued with deliberations on the Appropriations Bill, 2021, considering and approving the allocations to the Seychelles Agricultural Agency and the Landscape and Waste Management Agency, entities under the portfolio of the Ministry of Agriculture, Climate Change and Environment.
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The youth’s perspective on the Budget 2021 | 12 March 2021

Nation 12 Mar 2021
Throughout the years, the youth of Seychelles have been used as a slogan, touted by politicians during electoral campaigns, yet remain one of the most disenfranchised groups among the general population ... Mr Ramkalawan finally won his 30-year democratic war and became the President of Seychelles, albeit during a health and economic crisis ... • Waste.
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Continuation of Budget Address delivered by Naadir Hassan, Minister for Finance, Economic Planning and Trade ...

Nation 17 Feb 2021
The ‘Small Business Support Fund’ under the Development Bank of Seychelles (DBS) will also continue in 2021 ... The objective is that these enterprises function in the interest of the people of Seychelles, and not in isolation ... Cabinet will soon consider the implementation of a new ‘Waste Master Plan’ for Seychelles.
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New Waste Sorting and Collection Project in Seychelles Delayed Due to Covid-19 Restrictions

All Africa 04 Feb 2021
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 ....
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National Assembly: Mixed responses to Sona | 27 January 2021

Nation 27 Jan 2021
Honourable Churchill Gill, United Seychelles’ elected member for Baie St Anne Praslin wasted no time in addressing the Air Seychelles debt saga, proposing that the company’s dossier be provided to the Financial and Public Accounts Committee (FPAC) of the assembly for careful ...
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ADFD finances 90 renewable projects worth $1.3bn

Gulf Daily News 25 Jan 2021
WASTE-TO-ENERGY PLANT PROJECT, MALDIVES. The first of its kind initiative, for which ADFD provided a concessional loan of AED22 million ($6 million) in 2015, aimed to address the country’s waste-management and energy challenges through the construction of facilities that would use waste in an ecofriendly manner to generate about 4MW of energy.
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ADFD finances 90 renewable energy projects worth AED 4.7bn over a decade

Urdu Point 25 Jan 2021
Waste-to-energy plant project, Maldives The first of its kind initiative, for which ADFD provided a concessional loan of AED22 million ($6 million) in 2015, aimed to address the country’s waste-management and energy challenges through the construction of facilities that would use waste in an ecofriendly manner to generate about 4MW of energy.
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Deposit On Bottles of Alcohol to Go Into Effect in Seychelles On January 18

All Africa 18 Jan 2021
In a bid to encourage recycling and minimize the amount of waste in Seychelles' landfills, a deposit of $0.10, or SCR2, will be applied to bottles of alcohol entering the country as of January 18, said a top official ....
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Governments sets out to ban balloons by June Hopes to implement glass bottle levy scheme ...

Nation 07 Jan 2021
Seychelles continues to add to its list of banned plastics, and reduce plastic waste, by prohibiting the importation of balloons from April 1, 2021 ... “Also, Seychelles is a member state of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) and notice of this ban should be placed on WTO’s portal for a specified amount of time, three months.
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Environment department records successes despite Covid-19 | 31 December 2020

Nation 31 Dec 2020
The then Minister for Environment, Energy and Climate Change, Wallace Cosgrow, signed the Orders that will designate 30% of SeychellesExclusive Economic Zone as Marine Protection Areas ... Waste, Enforcement and Permits Section ... Seychelles has officially become a member of the Plastic Waste Partnership under the Basel Convention.
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Will the Metamorphosis of the Seychellois Nation be successful this time round? | 28 December 2020

Nation 28 Dec 2020
The rich continues to rob from the poor – If you want to know how much money is being stolen from the people of Seychelles read the Auditor’s Annual Reports and you will see how much money the last Government wasted and how much money mysteriously disappeared for example ...
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