Friday, August 01
Has Maurice Ile Durable remained a dream only? The latest report of Statistics Mauritius shows that increases in pollution, wastes and fuel use have been recorded for the year 2013. While these figures have reached higher levels, the island, as a consequence, is facing new lows.
Wednesday, October 30
Airborne fine-particle pollution density in Harbin, the capital of key Chinese farm province Heilongjiang, reached 1,000 micrograms per cubic meter yesterday, or 40 times more than the international safe standard under World Health Organization guidelines, the government-run Shanghai Daily reported today. The 1,000-level readings were the first since China started releasing PM2.5 data last year. PM2.5 levels measure air particles smaller than 2.5 micrograms.
Thursday, August 08
The police of the Environment on the offensive.
Monday, August 20
The smell takes the throat. It is not good to walk on the beach of La Gaulette these days. Leftover food, sewage and garbage of all kinds are discharged into the lagoon. With impunity.
Wednesday, February 22
Analyses by the Department of Environment confirmed that the rate of contamination of water discharged into the river by the Martindale Bagatelle Mall of Mauritius is above permitted levels. The shopping center is within the scope of a Prohibition Notice and a ticket for pollution.