Create a Carbon Neutral Research Base, Seychelles

 
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  • Create a Carbon Neutral Research Base, Seychelles has been marked as funded. They raised a total of $130 from an original funding goal of $10,000!
    • 1 year ago
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  • Create a Carbon Neutral Research Base, Seychelles posted a progress report
    A photovoltaic solar powered research base
    By - Sophie Birkett - GVI Charitable Trust
    We have some very exciting news to report on this project! We have now completed building the Carbon Neutral Research base on Curieuse Island thanks to your donations!  The Curieuse base is working to become a leader in sustainability, a flagship location for GVI’s environmental policy; functioning with as little...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Create a Carbon Neutral Research Base, Seychelles posted a progress report
    Cap Ternay completes the Bi-annual science report
    By - Sophie Birkett - Charitable Trust manager
    Throughout the last six months the staff and volunteers at Cap Ternay have been collecting data on 12 coral reef sites across the North West coastline of Mahe.  GVI Seychelles works in partnership with three core projects to look at the health and diversity of coral reefs in the Seychelles waters.  Over the last 6...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Create a Carbon Neutral Research Base, Seychelles posted a progress report
    Mangrove Workshop for Local School Children
    By - Sophie Birkett - Charitable Trust Manager
    In partnership with local NGO The Marine Conservation Society of the Seychelles (MCSS) GVI hosted a one day mangrove workshop for local school children.  The aim of the day was to introduce the children to the mangrove ecosystem and some of the threats facing them in the local area.   Eighteen children from...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Create a Carbon Neutral Research Base, Seychelles has made updates to their project page.
    • 2 years ago
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  • Create a Carbon Neutral Research Base, Seychelles posted a progress report
    GVI Organises Beach, Reef and Mangrove Clean-up!
    By - Alice Hawkes - Charitable Trust Team
    On Thursday 27th September Global Vision International Cap Ternay Expedition organised a beach, reef and mangrove clean-up as part of the ‘Debris Month of Action’. The month of activities is organised and promoted by PADI project AWARE to raise awareness of the importance of keeping our coastlines clean. ...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Create a Carbon Neutral Research Base, Seychelles posted a progress report
    Carbon Neutral in Curieuse
    By - Alice Hawkes - Charitable Trust Team
    The Curieuse Island Expedition base is home to the GVI Seychelles Terrestrial Expedition. Curieuse Island and its surrounding waters are a national park and have remained free from development over the years. Home to a population of Giant Tortoises as well as the most extensive area of mangrove system remaining within the...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Create a Carbon Neutral Research Base, Seychelles posted a progress report
    Bi-Annual Science Report
    By - Alice Hawkes - Charitable Trust Team
    As we see the end of the first 6 months of 2012 GVI Seychelles is now ready to produce it’s bi-annual science report, containing information on all the surveys and research conducted over the past 6 months.  With the help and hard work of the GVI Seychelles staff and volunteers we have managed to survey 12 Core...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Create a Carbon Neutral Research Base, Seychelles posted a progress report
    Reducing our Carbon Footprint
    By - Alice Hawkes - Charitable Trust Team
    The GVI Seychelles Curieuse Island Expedition base has begun to reduce its carbon footprint with the introduction of solar power and a new water catchment system. With each litre of petrol burned producing 2.4kg of carbon dioxide the move away from using a generator to a solar powered system will enable us to significantly...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Create a Carbon Neutral Research Base, Seychelles posted a progress report
    Making Progress in the Seychelles
    By - Aoife Bulman - Charitable Trust Team
    Our first very small solar array was set up recently on our base on the Curieuse Island in the Seychelles. This solar array will capture and turn the sunlight into another form of energy. It can be used to to provide electricity to houses and also for heating water. Solar panels will work very efficiently in the...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Create a Carbon Neutral Research Base, Seychelles posted a progress report
    GVI Seychelles leading by example
    By - Tim Kirkpatrick - GVI Seychelles Country Director
    At the November 2011 climate change conference in Durban, South Africa, climate science experts announced that their latest findings confirm that the planet is on course for catastrophic climate change due to green house gas emissions from the burning of fossil fuels. Mankind’s response to the problem we have created...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Create a Carbon Neutral Research Base, Seychelles posted a progress report
    Curieuse Island goes turtle crazy!
    By - Ross Deans - GVI Charitable Trust Manager
    This project will help us to establish a carbon neutral research base on Curieuse Island in the Seychelles. For this report we thought we would share a story from the field written by one of the wonderful GVI volunteers who participate in research expeditions to support conservation in this pristine environment: 'It was a...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Create a Carbon Neutral Research Base, Seychelles has made updates to their project page.
    • 3 years ago
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  • Create a Carbon Neutral Research Base, Seychelles posted a progress report
    Dive for Debris Day
    By - Chris-Mason Parker - GVI Seychelles Programme Coordinator
    GVI Seychelles Cap Ternay recently participated in PADI Project Aware Dive for Debris Day, a worldwide effort to clear litter from marine environments. We covered the entirety of Bay Ternay Marine National Park with each of three dives going to a different part. As suspected there was not much debris to be found in the...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Create a Carbon Neutral Research Base, Seychelles posted a progress report
    Research in the Seychelles
    By - Field Staff - GVI Seychelles Programme Coordinator
    The Solar research base in the Seychelles will aid a long term research program being carried out by GVI volunteers, to get an idea of what life is like in the field read this update from the field: 'Another week in paradise started, as always with an early wake up crowing of our proud cocks and a lovely bowl of...
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  • Create a Carbon Neutral Research Base, Seychelles has received 2 donations
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  • Create a Carbon Neutral Research Base, Seychelles has made updates to their project page.
    • 4 years ago
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  • Create a Carbon Neutral Research Base, Seychelles has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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Ross Deans

St Albans, Herts United Kingdom

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