To konpasion kifer selektif?

Mo pa konpran! To enn bon dimounn twa… Kan to trouv lezot soufer to leker fermal, Kan enn zanfan maltret ou bizin enn ti led, kan enn fami dan lapenn… to touzour prezan pu donn to koudme. To enn bon dimounn twa! Pena zes lorla… To dir to kont violans, to dir to anvi lape……

Bats of Mauritius: Another blow to the Ecosystem and another illustration of the incompetency of this Government

Another bloody massacre of the Mauritian Flying fox Some facts first: – Bat Week is an international event that is held every year during the last week of October during which the species is celebrated in all its glory. – Bats are essential for the proper functioning of the Mauritian fragile ecosystem.The ecological roles of bats include pollinating and dispersing the…

What Covid-19 taught us so far…

The pandemic is terrorizing the world and taking lives at an alarming rate but along with it come lessons too. We have so much to learn from this outbreak but are we going to put our ego aside and try to overcome years of mental conditioning to reconsider our behavior and look at things from…

Coronavirus: Catastrophe or wake-up call?

The Coronavirus is scary. Scenes from china are apocalyptic and my heart goes out to all infected people and their families. While I wish this tragedy to no-one, we also have to look at the situation in a rational and scientific way. The planet is overpopulated,and not by a harmless species but by an invasive…

This election… Vote Climate!

Voting day is here… this year for a change, let’s not vote like a d***! Why do we even vote for a start? We vote to give someone the chance to represent the ideals that we believe in and to bring about changes for a better tomorrow. But what are our ideals? What does our…

World Animal day- Let’s get real!

Imagine that we are in the 1940s… around the world hundreds of thousands of Jews are being tortured and murdered in the most barbaric and inhumane ways. Jews are forcefully taken to concentration and extermination camps, killed in gas chambers and mass shootings, tortured and decapitated and experimented on. Children are being separated from their…

Too taboo to voice out?

I feel desperately helpless today. I want to shut my mind down and close my eyes to forget, but the constant sight of empty lorries with men at the back take me back to that vicious scene. The vision of terrified eyes and blood haunts me. I want to cry and shout about it but…

Questioning Our Personal Ethics

Yesterday the vegan community of Mauritius had a vegan meetup, which is a convivial meeting where vegans, curious omnivores and vegetarians gather around a cruelty-free lunch and have a nice time together. We saw many new faces and many more who wrote to us telling us that they really want to attend and that they…

Dog Breeding : The uncomfortable truth

Let’s get into the fifty shades of the dark business of dog breeding in Mauritius where profit is placed over the well being of dogs. A world of big money, over breeding, neglect and abuse, illegal and uncontrolled sales, dog mutilation for cosmetic reasons, forced copulation, abandonment and death. A business that is producing more and more good looking dogs but with many behaviour issues and health conditions.