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Mauritius: Only 20% of corals still alive in the lagoons

Mauritius: Only 20% of corals still alive in the lagoons
In the wake of symposium awareness on Thursday on environmental policy in the tourism industry, which was attended by many students in tourism, a manager of the project "Maurice ile durable", (MID), Mokshanand Dowarkasing gave a state of worrisome about some places of the lagoons of Mauritius.

According to him, only 20% of the corals are still alive in the Mauritian lagoons more corals « going die furthermore before hotels that now accept this state of interaction".

"The excessive use of pesticides, insecticides and other chemicals, which then flows into the lagoons" of Mauritius, would also be the advanced causes to explain this dramatic ecological observation.
"We have deficiencies that must be corrected. We are all guilty and we need a change in mentality. Situation is not yet irreversible. We should remedy", says Mokshanand Dowarkasing as the newspaper Défi Quotidien reports.

Fabrice François

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