Offshore islets of Mauritius: National Parks and Nature Reserves

Small offshore islet of mauritius with green trees and white beach in the blue sea

The offshore islets off the mainland of Mauritius are today the only places where the original native flora and fauna subsist. As it is, the biodiversity of Mauritius evolved over millions of years giving rise to its specific endemism and diversity. Yet, since humans Read More

The forests of Mauritius

Thin forest trees in Mauritius amongst ferns, moss covered boulders and dry branches on the ground.

Gentle slopes with lush green forests interrupted now and then by meandering streams; lazy animals crawling under the thick shady ebony trees or enjoying the sun on the spotlessly white sand. This was tropical life for many creatures on the island of Mauritius before Read More