Natural resources in the Mauritian waters

Underwater image showing 2 fishes, grey, black, white and yellowish in color amongst a variety of natural resources like white and brown coral species.

According to the Maritime Zones Act 2005, natural resources refer to minerals and other non-living materials found in the subsoil and seabed and the marine organisms in a sedentary state, that is, they are unfit for movement when they are harvested or depend on Read More

What does the marine environment consist of?

Grey and cream coral with a silver fish with black stripes and a yellow fish with black and white stripes, and smaller orange fishes swimming above the corals under a blue ocean of the marine environment

The marine environment relates to all physical and biological interaction that occurs between the sea and the land at the highest watermark. It includes the oceans, seas, bays, estuaries, lagoons, deep sea, oceanic trenches and ridges. In simple terms, the marine environment starts right Read More