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We should gear up actions to save the planet for future generations, says Minister Sinatambou

We should gear up actions to save the planet for future generations, says Minister Sinatambou
Date:September 18, 2018|Domain:Environment

GIS – 18 September 2018: An exhibition to mark the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer was inaugurated yesterday by the Minister of Social Security, National Solidarity, and Environment and Sustainable Development, Mr. Etienne


Mauritius Participates in Mock Tsunami Exercise

Mauritius Participates in Mock Tsunami Exercise
Date:September 05, 2018|Domain:Environment

GIS - 05 September, 2018: Mauritius participated on 4 September 2018 in a mock tsunami exercise in the Indian Ocean. The National Emergency Operations Command (NEOC) triggered level 3 warning at around 11 00 hrs.   Simulated tsunami waves were ge


Mauritius to participate in mock tsunami exercise Indian Ocean Wave 2018

Mauritius to participate in mock tsunami exercise Indian Ocean Wave 2018
Date:September 03, 2018|Domain:Environment

GIS – 03 September, 2018: Mauritius, along with 25 countries around the Indian Ocean Rim will participate on Tuesday 4 September 2018, in the mock tsunami exercise Indian Ocean Wave 2018 (IOWave18).  The mock scenario will comprise tsunami waves gen


Agro Ecological Project: Three Cooperative Societies benefit of Funding

Agro Ecological Project: Three Cooperative Societies benefit of Funding
Date:August 30, 2018|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security--Environment

GIS – 30 August, 2018: A Memorandum of Understanding for the funding of the project ‘Increasing Farmers Resilience to Climate Change by adopting an Agro Ecological Approach’ was signed, on 28 August 2018, between representatives of the Global Enviro


Activities organised to mark the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer 2018

Activities organised to mark the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer 2018
Date:August 29, 2018|Domain:Environment

GIS -29 August, 2018: Several activities will be organised to mark the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer celebrated on 16 September, each year. The theme for this year is Keep Cool and Carry On! The Montreal Protocol. They c


Minister Sinatambou reiterates Mauritius’ commitment to combat climate change

Minister Sinatambou reiterates Mauritius’ commitment to combat climate change
Date:August 24, 2018|Domain:Environment

GIS - 24 August, 2018: Climate change is one of the most serious and pressing challenges of our times. It has evolved from a mere environmental issue into one which threatens the very foundation of mankind and is now affecting all aspects of the dev


Mauritius-Japan: Record of Discussion signed to improve Meteorological Radar System

Mauritius-Japan: Record of Discussion signed to improve Meteorological Radar System
Date:August 22, 2018|Domain:International Relations--Environment

GIS – 22 August 2018: The Mauritius Meteorological Services (MMS), and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed yesterday, at Le Labourdonnais Hotel in Port Louis, a Record of Discussion which pertains to talks on improving the Meteo


GRNW Rehabilitation Urban social forest project to be completed by end 2018

GRNW Rehabilitation Urban social forest project to be completed by end 2018
Date:August 22, 2018|Domain:Economy & Finance--Environment--Sustainable Development

GIS – 22 August 2018: The Grand River North West (GRNW) Rehabilitation Urban social forest project, aimed at re-creating a forested area at GRNW which will bring much expected societal, environmental and economic benefits to Mauritius, and, necessit


Winter 2018: Seasonal Climate Outlook update

Winter 2018: Seasonal Climate Outlook update
Date:August 13, 2018|Domain:Environment

GIS - 13 August, 2018: Rainfall is expected to be below normal during August and close to normal in September and October. Consequently, accumulated rainfall over Mauritius for winter 2018 is likely to be slightly below normal with a total amount of


Environment Statistics: Greenhouse Gas emissions increase by 3% from 2016 to 2017

Environment Statistics: Greenhouse Gas emissions increase by 3% from 2016 to 2017
Date:July 30, 2018|Domain:Environment

GIS – 30 July 2018: Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions went up by about 3% from 2016 to 2017, gross emissions increased from 5,403 to 5,572 thousand tonnes of CO2 equivalent, and net emissions, after absorption by forest and land use practices, increase