Unprepared for climate change: Mauritius needs to go beyond treating the symptoms of environmental degradation

Climate change is no longer a far away potential threat but a reality for many countries, particularly for islands like Mauritius. Observed climatic changes and their impacts on the island include a rise in average air temperature by  0.74 – 1.2 °C, sea level rising by more than 2.1 mm/year resulting in salinisation of agricultural land in some regions  and an increase in the frequency … Continue reading Unprepared for climate change: Mauritius needs to go beyond treating the symptoms of environmental degradation