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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


Workshop focuses on Vulnerability Assessment and Adaptation under the Third National Communication

Workshop focuses on Vulnerability Assessment and Adaptation under the Third National Communication
Date:July 12, 2018|Domain:Environment--Sustainable Development

GIS - 12 July, 2018: A two-day capacity building workshop on Vulnerability Assessment and Adaptation under the Third National Communication opened this morning at the Ravenala Attitude Hotel in Balaclava. The Minister of Social Security, National So


Role and importance of environmental datasets outlined by Minister Sinatambou

Role and importance of environmental datasets outlined by Minister Sinatambou
Date:July 11, 2018|Domain:Environment

GIS- 11 July, 2018: A one-day training workshop focusing on Indicator Reporting Information System (IRIS) under the Shared Environment Information (SEIS) Project of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), opened this morning at the Raven


Baroness Patricia Scotland attends interactive session on Climate change

Baroness Patricia Scotland attends interactive session on Climate change
Date:July 03, 2018|Domain:Foreign Affairs--International Relations--Environment

GIS– 03 July, 2018: An Interactive session focusing on climate change and its impact across some of the most climatically vulnerable Commonwealth States and the world was held today at Le Sirius, Le Labourdonnais Hotel, Caudan Waterfront, in Port Lo


World Hydrography Day 2018: Open day on board CGS Barracuda

World Hydrography Day 2018: Open day on board CGS Barracuda
Date:July 02, 2018|Domain:Fisheries--Environment

GIS– 02 July, 2018: An open day on board the National Coast Guard Ship Barracuda coupled with an exhibition of hydrographic assets, nautical products and recent works undertaken by the Hydrographic Unit of the Ministry Housing and Lands was held tod


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