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Budget 2018-2019: Towards a more sustainable environment

Budget 2018-2019: Towards a more sustainable environment
Date:June 20, 2018|Domain:Environment--Sustainable Development

GIS - 20 June, 2018: In view of a series of extreme weather conditions, in particular flash rains and flooding that have caused miseries to thousands of families, Government is mobilising additional resources to address these environmental issues. T


Validation workshop focuses on Beach Management Plan

Validation workshop focuses on Beach Management Plan
Date:June 11, 2018|Domain:Environment

GIS - 11 June, 2018: A one-day validation workshop focusing on the Beach Management Plan for public beaches was held today at the Intercontinental Hotel in Balaclava. This initiative of the Beach Authority aims to ensuring a systematic and integrate


Public awareness workshop focuses on mercury and its alternatives

Public awareness workshop focuses on mercury and its alternatives
Date:June 08, 2018|Domain:Environment--Sustainable Development

GIS - 08 June, 2018: A Public Awareness Workshop on Mercury and its Alternatives aimed to sensitise stakeholders on the domestic sources of mercury, the hazards it poses and the best practices which can be adopted to protect the environment and heal


Exhibition sensitises Mauritian population on adverse impacts of plastic

Exhibition sensitises Mauritian population on adverse impacts of plastic
Date:June 08, 2018|Domain:Environment

GIS  – 08 June, 2018: An exhibition, aiming to sensitise the population on the adverse impacts of plastic inland and at sea by showcasing alternatives of plastic products, was launched yesterday at the City Council of Port Louis, in the context of W


Regulations are being finalised to ban disposal of plastic at sea, says Minister Koonjoo

Regulations are being finalised to ban disposal of plastic at sea, says Minister Koonjoo
Date:June 08, 2018|Domain:Environment--Fisheries

GIS – 08 June 2018: The Ministry of Ocean Economy, Marine Resources, Fisheries and Shipping is finalising the Regulations which will be promulgated to give legal force to Annex V of the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from S


Acting President exhorts population to use plastic judiciously

Acting President exhorts population to use plastic judiciously
Date:June 05, 2018|Domain:Environment

GIS - 05 June, 2018: Let us all join hands to wage war against plastic pollution. Every action that we can do as an individual to take charge of protecting the environment is important. We also need to realise the severity of plastic usage in daily


Minister Jhugroo effects site visits at public beaches to take stock of encroachments

Minister Jhugroo effects site visits at public beaches to take stock of encroachments
Date:May 30, 2018|Domain:Environment

GIS – 30 May 2018: The Minister of Housing and Lands, Mr Purmanund Jhugroo effected a series of site visits at Grand-Baie, Pereybère, Bain-Boeuf and Cap Malheureux beaches yesterday to take stock of encroachments by poles and ropes, and obstructions


Several activities organised to mark World Environment Day 2018

Several activities organised to mark World Environment Day 2018
Date:May 25, 2018|Domain:Environment

GIS – 23 May, 2018: A series of activities will be organised by the Ministry of Social Security, National Solidarity, and Environment and Sustainable Development to mark the World Environment Day (WED) 2018, commemorated on 05 June.   An official


Opening of first face-to-face meeting of the Household Waste Partnership Working Group

Opening of first face-to-face meeting of the Household Waste Partnership Working Group
Date:May 15, 2018|Domain:Environment

GIS – 15 May, 2018: The first face-to-face meeting of the Household Waste Partnership Working Group opened yesterday at Le Meridien Hotel in Pointe aux Piments in the presence of the Minister of Social Security, National Solidarity, and Environment


Workshop focuses on Promoting green industry in Mauritius

Workshop focuses on Promoting green industry in Mauritius
Date:May 14, 2018|Domain:Business & Industry--Environment--Sustainable Development

GIS – 14 May, 2018: Promoting green industry in Mauritius  was at the fore of discussions during a workshop held on 11 May 2018 in Port Louis, at the initiative of the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Consumer Protection in collaboration with the