2018 Environmental Performance Index: Air quality top public health threat

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Seychelles ranks as the most-improved country over the past decade, due largely to its commitment to combating greenhouse gas emissions. The 2018 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) finds that air quality is the leading environmental threat to public health.

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Study Finds Indian Ocean Sea-Level Rise Threatens Coastal Areas; Climate Change Partly Responsible

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The study indicated that the Seychelles Islands and Zanzibar off Tanzania’s coastline show the largest sea level drop. Indian Ocean sea levels are rising unevenly and threatening residents in some densely populated coastal areas and islands, a new study published in the journal Nature Geoscience concludes. The study, led by scientists at the University of Colorado at Boulder (CU) and the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in Boulder, Colo.,