Scientists watched in real time as rising ocean heat transformed the sprawling reef. It was a harbinger for ecosystems everywhere as the planet warms.
Conflict between fruit-growers, the Mauritian government and conservationists has dragged on for years – it's time for a new approach.
A new study examines the diet of an invasive population of guttural toads in Mauritius and finds a number of species of conservation concern.
Multiple ocean industries are rapidly growing, but efforts to protect vulnerable habitats are stalling.
Mauritius' oil spill highlights the plight of impoverished communities that live along the coastline.
Marine wildlife rarely remain in one habitat. Most species rely on a healthy network of ecosystems to raise their young and catch their food.
After the oil spill, the usual sight of families strolling by the sea was quickly replaced by volunteers working hard in a concerted effort to protect their coast.
Independent investigations will need to look into potential failures in response to the disastrous Mauritian oil spill.
Mauritians have been volunteering to help clear an oil spill from the MV Wakashio but have been told not to. It's difficult when the threat of oil and inaction is what many have seen.
With the dawn of colonialism, nursing and midwifery were formally established and, in many colonies, recognised as the first modern clinical profession on the African continent.
Downgrades have a devastating effect on economies that are already strained. The decision to downgrade during a crisis like the coronavirus pandemic must be challenged.
Mauritius relies on a strategy of being open to imports and exports.
There are two histories of dagga in South Africa - the one of criminalising it and the other of the state trying to make money off it.
In Mauritius there's been little change in cultural norms and values to genuinely support gender egalitarianism.
What steps can Mauritius take now to get the UK to respect the UN resolution on the Chagos Islands?
Mauritius' "dynastic politics" does not augur well for the often celebrated image of Mauritius as Africa's shining democratic model.
As storm directions change, countries that are outside the usual tropical storm zones need to ready themselves.
The recent ruling to decriminalize same sex behaviour in Botswana may have a positive impact on the rest of southern Africa.
Africa's democracies have grown stronger during a period in which the world is backsliding on democracy.
A significant change in political mentality is required to shore up one of Africa's leading lights.