Marine Biology Master Student Position on Fregate, Seychelles

CORAL RESTORATION STUDY SUPPORTED BY MINERAL ACCRETION TECHNOLOGY (CHARGING REEF STRUCTURES 24 HRS VS 12 HRS DAYTIME VS 12 HRS NIGHTTIME) Location: Fregate Island Private, Seychelles Renowned conservation retreat Fregate Island Private and are pleased to announce a year-long Master’s Research Position at Fregate Island Private in collaboration with luxury Swiss watchmaker, Blancpain. The […]

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Conservation around Fregate Island

Since 2018, Blancpain and Fregate Island Private have joined forces to study, restore and preserve the marine environment around the island. and led the field projects with additional support from the Green Islands Foundation, and the Seychelles Conservation and Climate Adaptation Trust. A new short film illustrates these efforts. Fregate Island is the […]

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Carbon Neutral Flights

As an international organization, we happen to fly quite a bit in order to get to our project locations. Often times we get confronted how we comprehend this rather contradictory fact of producing CO2 and help corals to regrow that are suffering due to elevated levels of CO2 in the atmosphere in the first place. […]

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Scientific Research on Mineral Accretion in Kenya

In December 2019,, in conjunction with the REEFolution foundation and Wageningen Research University, began the establishment of a scientific report to test the effects of the mineral accretion process. So far, the successes of the technique have been represented, primarily, through photographs taken in the Maldives and the Seychelles, and despite the seemingly positive […]

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Charity Partnership with Naeco is thrilled to be an official charity partner of Naeco!   Naeco, which is ocean spelled backwards, is a sustainable brand providing innovative alternatives to single-use plastics for one-time, sometimes, and all-the-time use! They sell a range of reusable, marine degradable, and compostable options to facilitate a transition to responsible consumption at both the […]

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mersea mersea & – ethical t-shirts that plant corals

We are so grateful to announce our recent partnership with @merseamersea to join efforts in spreading love for our ocean and taking action to protect her! Founded by two ocean-lovers, Mersea Mersea is a fully human-scaled and sustainable online store selling T-shirts featuring their beautiful underwater photography. They are generously donating 10% of their proceeds to support our project initiatives ~ every purchase plants corals, so check out their site!

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Coral Reef Restoration Project in North Malé Atoll, Maldives

Press Release December 2018 North Male Atoll, MALDIVES Recognizing the International Year of the Reef 2018, in this year’s final month, created a unique, 8,000-fragment-strong Mineral Accretion Coral Nursery in North MalĂ© Atoll, Maldives. Mineral accretion technology can increase growth-rate and strengthen the resilience of corals to help mitigate against harmful effects of climate […]

Read More reef restoration gets underway on Frégate Island, Seychelles

FREGATE ISLAND, SEYCHELLES – November 2018 – Fregate Island Private, a luxury eco retreat in the Seychelles, is pleased to announce its partnership with and Blancpain Ocean Commitment—the beginning of a two-year study of coral restoration methods. The International Year of the Reef 2018 (IYOR18) provides a great opportunity to bring more attention to […]

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Mineral Accretion Coral Nursery setup in the Maldives

In the latest project, in cooperation with the local Maldivian NGO “Atoll Volunteers” on the island of Naifaru, managed to set up a coral nursery for fragment propagation. This included adding two different ways to nurse coral pieces which will be reintroduced to the existing reef once they reached a decent size. Program Manager […]

Read More Coral Restoration Project in the Seychelles

The commitment shared by Blancpain and Oetker Collection towards the protection of the underwater world has recently resulted in a joint initiative designed to regenerate and preserve the coral of Fregate Island Private in the Seychelles. There are many coral rehabilitation methods currently applied on reefs around the world. After surveying the corals around Fregate […]

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