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  • ADD has been accredited to UNEP as from 8 Sept 2022.....La Nina to continue to March 2023 likely to affect cyclone season in Indian Ocean......Montreal Protocol (35 anniversary 16.09.22) ended one of the greatest threats to humanity's survival - the depletion of ozone layer.......Urgent and ambitious mitigation action needed to reduce GHGs emissions.....ADD celebrated its 15th anniversary on 7 August 2022-------ADD's new email address: addmauritius2007@gmail.com.

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THE ASSOCIATION

The Association originated as an expression of commitment of a few to make available scientific knowledge and experience and contribute to the sustainable development of the Republic of Mauritius and improve the well being of the people.

These are embodied in its vision, mission and objectives. Its partnership extents to Government, NGOs, academia, parastatal bodies and private sector [Read more]

 

Highlights of ADD

Activities of ADD - Historical

ADD contributions: greening, coastal protection, improved  quality of life, sensitisation and sustainable development

ADD/NSIF Mangrove sensitisation

 Grade 5 pupils of Le Morne Primary School and their parents participated in the activity on 26 June 2022

Q & A ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOMENT

Q: Why the cyclones seem to shy away from us in spite of global warming?

A: In the absence of detailed study over the region, several reasons could be invoked. With global warming we would expect more favourable conditions for cyclone to form. But we see short-lived though intense cyclones in our region. The other favourable conditions for cyclone formation are not aligned. The sea in our vicinity is cooler