International Honour for Conservation to MSSRF Executive Director

Dr. Selvam ED of MSSRF receiving the medal from Thai princess

Dr V Selvam, Executive Director MSSRF was recently honoured by the Thailand Princess Maha Chakri Srinidhorn during the International Conference on Climate Change, Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services held in the Srinidhorn International Environmental Park.


Dr Selvam was recognized for his work on mangrove restoration and conservation and he is the only Indian who received this honour, for his work on mangroves. Dr Selvam has led MSSRF’s work on coastal systems resource management and conservation for over two decades and these initiatives have been appreciated nationally and globally.