Local News Update
Mauritius Island, Mauritius
no reserves of crude oil, natural gas, coal or petroleum refining capacity. Main environmental problems facing is water pollution, soil erosion, and preservation of its wildlife.Originally was covered by the rain forest. Mauritius is mostly of volcanic formation and is surrounded by coral reefs.
St. lucia Estuary, South Africa
Current drought has placed Lake St Lucia under increased stress. Different views of residents, farmers, fishermen, tourism operators, tourists and visitors, local communities, scientists, nature lovers and conservationists have generated considerable constructive debate.