Granite boulders front turquoise ocean waves, under a blue, sunlit sky.
Converting debt to save oceans Seychelles is protecting its vast marine resources © Jason Houston

Africa

The Nature Conservancy in Seychelles

Seychelles and its citizens rely on a healthy, thriving marine ecosystem.

An innovative debt restructuring and a full marine spatial plan for this island nation could serve as a template for marine protection across the West Indian Ocean.