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Ebene Recreational Park: 85% of works completed

Ebene Recreational Park: 85% of works completed
Date:July 02, 2020|Domain:Environment

​GIS – 02 July 2020: The Ebene Recreational Park, to the tune of Rs 100 million and where some 85% of the works have already been completed, is in line with Government’s vision to preserve the environment and enhance the quality of life of the popul


Cleanliness is not a privilege but a human value, states Environment Minister

Cleanliness is not a privilege but a human value, states Environment Minister
Date:June 29, 2020|Domain:Environment

​​GIS  – 29 June 2020: Cleanliness is not a privilege but is above all a human value that needs to be preserved and instilled to the youth so as to keep their neighbourhood green and clean, stated the Minister of the Environment, Solid Waste Managem


Budget 2020-2021: Strengthening our resilience and building a more sustainable and greener society

Date:June 09, 2020|Domain:Economy & Finance--Environment

GIS - 09 June, 2020: The coronavirus crisis has made us more aware of the need to strengthen our resilience and build a more sustainable and environmentally friendly society while rethinking our economic, social and environmental foundations to achi


World Environment Day: Launching of activities to protect planet Earth’s biodiversity

World Environment Day: Launching of activities to protect planet Earth’s biodiversity
Date:June 08, 2020|Domain:Environment

​GIS - 08 June 2020: A series of activities to mark the World Environment Day(WED) 2020 were launched on Friday 05 June 2020, at Le Dauguet Nature Trail, in the presence of the Minister of Environment, Solid Waste Management and Climate Change, Mr K


World Environment Day makes global call to save planet earth’s biodiversity

Date:June 02, 2020|Domain:Environment

GIS - 02 June, 2020: This year, World Environment Day (WED)  is advocating for the safeguard of planet Earth’s biodiversity, and the crucial need to preserve and restore it. Behind the 2020 WED campaign slogan ,“Time for Nature”, there is an urgent


Onset of winter will be earlier as per MMS’ Winter 2020-Seasonal Outlook

Date:April 30, 2020|Domain:Environment

GIS – 30 April, 2020: The Winter 2020-Seasonal Outlook provided by the Mauritius Meteorological Services (MMS), which gives an insight of the expected evolution of the climate during the winter months in Mauritius and Rodrigues, indicates that th


Citizens called on not to dispose of bulky waste during confinement period

Date:April 13, 2020|Domain:Environment--Public Utilities

GIS – 13 April, 2020: The Ministry of Local Government, Disaster and Risk Management, issued a communique, today, calling on the population not to dispose of bulky waste items by the roadside or in public places during this confinement period.   I


Women cooperators encouraged to adopt sustainable consumption and production practices

Women cooperators encouraged to adopt sustainable consumption and production practices
Date:March 16, 2020|Domain:Environment--Gender

GIS - 16 March, 2020: A one-day workshop aiming at empowering women cooperators to adopt sustainable consumption and production practices in their daily activities, was launched this morning in presence of the Minister of Environment, Solid Waste Ma


Environment protection: Series of measures to be implemented

Environment protection: Series of measures to be implemented
Date:January 27, 2020|Domain:Environment

GIS– 27 January, 2020: Government is committed in adopting a responsible and environmentally sustainable development policy and will pursue its initiatives in ensuring the protection of the environment. This was the gist of the message of the Min


Environment: Replacement of casuarinas trees to curb coastal erosion

Environment: Replacement of casuarinas trees to curb coastal erosion
Date:January 24, 2020|Domain:Environment

​GIS - 24 January, 2020: The Ministry of Environment, Solid Waste Management and Climate Change, within its policy to combat coastal erosion along public beaches, will be replacing casuarina trees, commonly known as filao, by endemic ones on the pub