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The coast

Although poor in endemic species, the seaside flora is useful for the preservation of coasts and the fight against erosion. The plants encountered are generally common to the Pacific zone and well known to Oceanians who use them daily for food, medicine, and building houses.

The coast, a nesting place for sea birds

The coast
The numerous small islands which are scattered in the Caledonian lagoon constitute nesting areas for numerous sea birds. Nesting, from October to march, is the period when they are most vulnerable.
The many threats weighing upon them: rats, pigs, dogs, fires, light pollution from towns, more homes being built, increased frequentation of beaches… are compromising their reproduction and the raising of their young.

Frédéric Dhie