What is the status of wetlands in Mauritius?

Fat white and brown duck with a greenish blue head looking for food in water close to a cluster of wetland grass

Wetlands are those areas that are near constantly moist. They play a very important role in the environment; for example, they help in water absorption and trapping of harmful substances. Regretfully though, wetlands all over the world are disappearing and Mauritius is no exception. Read More

Wetlands of Mauritius

Grass blades reflecting in a small pool of water

A wetland is a place that is permanently or seasonally filled with fresh water, salt water or a mixture of these two. As such, wetlands include areas such as marshes, ponds, borders of rivers and lakes and deltas. Though often neglected in environmental conservation Read More