Mauritius and Its Environment

Mauritius and Its Environment
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Mauritius and its environment

This web site is dedicated to the study of the environment and its manifold interactions with human society. The purpose of this site is also to make available information and analysis which are sometimes difficult to find elsewhere and to offer views on Mauritius that, at times, run counter to the prevailing ideas and general consensus. Although this site is mainly in English certain sections are in French, a consequence of the bilingualism of Mauritius.


The very first project of the Institute was to have this web site which has been on line since January 1998 and is updated as often as required. In all probability, it was one of the very first websites on the environment of Mauritius.

The Composting of Organic Wastes:

For the past few years, we have been carrying out several experiments on the composting of domestic organic wastes. Composting is a very important technique for the reduction of the domestic waste stream, but above all, doing so provides a cheap source of plant nutrients ideal for gardens or vegetable plots.

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Ministry of Environment and National Development Unit

Ministry of Environment and National Development Unit Processing of PER/EIA reports The Environment Assessment division of the Department of Environment examines the environmental impacts, both beneficial and adverse, of proposed development projects.

Ministry of Environment Website

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State Bank of Mauritius (SBM)

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Airports of Mauritius Co. Ltd (AML)

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Mauritius Island On-Line, US-based Mauritius portal

Mauritius Island On-Line, US-based Mauritius portal is an interactive portal providing business and tourist information to visitors and citizens of the island of Mauritius. Hotels, Resorts, Holiday Packages, Entertainment, Real estate,