Einführung/Introduction Mauritius

Die Republik Mauritius liegt im Indischen Ozean, etwa 2400 Kilometer von der Küste Ostafrikas entfernt. Sie ist 67 Kilometer lang und misst an der breitesten Stelle der Ost-West-Ausrichtung 46 Kilometer. Mauritius ist aus einem Vulkan entstanden und umfasst 2.040 km². Verstärkte Tropenstürme sind Zeichen des Klimawandels.

Informationen zu Mauritius

The Republic of Mauritius is situated in the south west Indian Ocean, approximately 2,400 km from the south east coast of Africa, located just to the north of the Tropic of Capricorn. The island is only 67 km in length and 46 km at its widest point, with a total land area of 2,040 km², owing its origins to submarine volcanic activity. Although the volcanoes are long since dormant, they have left their mark on the profile and landscape of the island. As a political entity, the Republic includes not only the island of Mauritius but also the tiny island of Rodrigues some 563 km to the east, as well as the Cargados Carajos Archipelago (St. Brandon) and the two virtually uninhabited Agalega islands, 400 km to the north east and 1,000 km to the north of Mauritius respectively.

Source: http://www.sadc.int/member-states/mauritius/

Climate Watch Data / Klimadaten: Mauritius

Source: SDG Linkages Northrop, E., H. Biru, S. Lima, M. Bouye, and R. Song. 2016. “Examining the Alignment Between the Intended Nationally Determined Contributions and Sustainable Development Goals.” Working Paper. Washington, DC: World Resources Institute. Available online at: www.climatewatchdata.org

Governmental Policies / Klimapolitik der Regierung

LSE/Grantham Research Institute: Climate legislation and policies

UNFCCC: Third National Communication to the UNFCCC, Mauritius

UNFCCC: Intented Nationally Determined Contributions, Mauritius

CDKN SARUA Climate Change Counts - Mapping study: Mauritus Country Report

WMO: Mauritius - Country Profile

Climate Rights: Mauritius

DW: Mauritius braces itself for climate change, interview with President of Mauritius Ameenah Gurib-Fakim

Ministry of Social Security, National Solidarity, Environment and Social Development: Climate change division

Ministry of Education / SciDevNet- Climate change kit for students

Mauritius Meteorological Services

IOM: Migration, environment and climate change

UNDP Africa Adaptation Programme – Mauritius

World Bank: Towards COP 22 African ministerial conference on ocean economies and climate change

ACPC assessment – climate change needs in Seychelles and Mautritius (climdev-africa.org)

Adaptation Fund: Climate Change Adaptation Programme in the Coastal Zones of Mauritius

ODINAfrica: Climate change in Mauritius

Gray/Lalljee: Climate change - The role of institutions

The Commonwealth: Tackling climate change in Mauritius

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