Mauritius Teaches Climate Adaptation

To highlight the challenges the Indian Ocean island faces, the government has decided to educate students about sustainable development as part of a vision to establish an ecologically sound economy.
  • Mauritius:  Teaching Sustainable Development in Schools

    Inter Press Service, 29 July 2013

    Tourism, agriculture, fishing, the water supply - climate change threatens the very foundations of society and the economy in Mauritius. As the Indian Ocean island nation develops ... read more »

Photo: MJ Baumann

Port Louis, Mauritius

  • Mauritius:  Mauritians Unprepared for Effects of Climate Change

    Inter Press Service, 16 April 2013

    Mauritius may be one of the best-prepared countries in the world when it comes to cyclones, but recent heavy rains and flooding due to climate change have brought the country's ... read more »

  • Mauritius:  Interview of Kae Shummoogum, climate change presenter

    L'Express, 2 May 2013

    Our guest left Mauritius many years ago for Canada. He recently returned for a few weeks to share some of his knowledge and experience with the country's youth in particular. ... read more »

  • South Africa:  President Jacob Zuma Sends Words of Solidarity to the Republic of Mauritius Following Floods

    South African Government, 3 April 2013

    It is with sadness that President Jacob Zuma and the people of South Africa learnt of the devastation caused by torrential rains and subsequent heavy flooding that hit the Republic ... read more »

  • Africa:  Small Island States Need Action on Climate Loss and Damage

    AlertNet, 30 August 2012

    International climate change negotiations have long been focused on mitigation and adaptation - that is, on reducing the greenhouse gas emissions responsible for the growing ... read more »