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

Rainwater harvesting – saving water in Mauritius

Small ripples on a stretch of water formed by falling rainwater and a chunk of grass in the right hand side and a tree branch in the left hand side

Rainwater is water that falls directly from clouds. It is one of the purest forms of water since it comes straight from its source. In the midst of climate change and its threats of longer periods of droughts (and consequently water shortage), harvesting rainwater Read More