Mauritius

Mauritius

Island nation in the Indian ocean

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Aswathi Pacha
November 28, 2020
The Hindu
Males shrunk by 22% , females by 33.9% compared to South African counterparts
November 28, 2020
The Economic Times
The commerce and industry ministry last month said that India, in April-August 2020, received the highest ever total FDI for the first five months of a financial year stating that these trends are an endorsement of Indias status as a preferred investment destination amongst global investors.
IANS
November 28, 2020
@bsindia
Singapore was the second biggest source.
Alexandra Zimmermann
November 27, 2020
phys.org
The endangered Mauritius fruit bat is once again the centre of a controversial cull at the hands of its government, much to the alarm of wildlife conservation organisations. Under pressure from both farmers and the public, the government of the Indian Ocean island recently announced a plan to cull 10% of its 80,000 or so fruit bats to protect the nation's fruit industry.
Adam Vaughan
November 18, 2020
New Scientist
Toads that were introduced to two tropical islands in the 1920s are now a third smaller than their mainland peers, possibly a sign of remarkably rapid evolution
August 30, 2020
BBC News
Young locals are helping to prevent environmental damage after an oil leak from a ship that ran aground.
Yasine Mohabuth
August 26, 2020
BBC News
The discovery of 17 of the mammals raises questions and causes sadness and anger among locals.
Julian Lee | Bloomberg Opinion
August 23, 2020
@bsindia
Compared to the biggest oil spills from tankers hauling as much as 300,000 tons of crude across the worlds oceans, the volume of oil that spilled from the Wakashio is a drop in the ocean
Khalil A. Cassimally
August 21, 2020
Scientific American
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Jason Burke Africa correspondent
August 21, 2020
the Guardian
Aerial view of the two parts of the MV Wakashio on 17 August, before the larger section (left) was towed 15km to be sunk. Photograph: Reuben Pillay/EPA
Nidhi Verma | Reuters
August 19, 2020
@bsindia
IOC mostly stays away from participating in term tenders for fuel exports as the refiner sells most of its fuel in the local market, besides supplying its retail outlets in Nepal and Bhutan
BBC News
August 19, 2020
BBC News
Satellite images capture tug boats trying to remove the broken vessel, which spilled tonnes of oil.
Reuters
August 18, 2020
@bsindia
The MV Wakashio struck a coral reef off the Indian Ocean island on July 25 and began spilling oil on Aug. 6, prompting the government to announce a state of environmental emergency
BBC News
August 18, 2020
BBC News
Rough seas make it too risky to clear the remaining oil from a ship that ran aground on a coral reef.
Adam Moolna | The Conversation
August 18, 2020
@bsindia
With 1,000 tons of fuel oil estimated to have already emptied into the lagoon, two ships moved alongside to transfer off remaining fuel in race against time as the vessel threatened to shear into two
Jason Burke Africa correspondent
August 16, 2020
the Guardian
The MV Wakashio ran aground almost three weeks ago while carrying more than 4,000 tonnes of heavy oil, lubricants and diesel from China to Brazil. Photograph: Fabien Dubessay/AFP/Getty
Agencies
August 16, 2020
@bsindia
The bigger part which was lying outside the lagoon is being towed toward the high seas, the shipping ministry spokesman Jasvin Sok Appadu said over the phone
Press Trust of India
August 16, 2020
@bsindia
Japanese bulk carrier struck a coral reef off the coast of Mauritius in late July and leaked hundreds of tonnes of oil in the environmentally sensitive region days later.
BBC News
August 16, 2020
BBC News
The MV Wakashio, which spilled more than 1,000 tonnes of fuel oil off Mauritius, has split apart.
Reuters
August 15, 2020
the Guardian
The MV Wakashio ran aground near Blue Bay Marine Park, Mauritius, three weeks ago. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images
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