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Land Conservation, mangroves and grasslands

Shri Jairam Ramesh, MP, former Environment Minister and Prof M S Swaminathan met recently and held a discussion on land degradation and conservation. From using the cheetah as a mascot to how one of...

Conserving landscapes, conserving biodiversity

  Northern Kerala, a socially and ecologically productive landscape reaches out from the unexpected laterite soils. Listen to the Call of the Laterite Landscapes here.  

On Chandrayaan 2 Prof Swaminathan's message

The Chandrayaan 2 mission by the Indian Space Research Organization ISRO, was closely followed by the scientific community and people across the globe. Prof Swaminathan, wrote to the Prime Minister...

Why is the Climate Changing Like This?

“By 4 p.m. we had to light a fire to stay warm here,” says Augustine Vadakil on his struggling farm in Kerala’s hilly Wayanad district. “But that was 30 years ago. Wayanad is no longer the cold,...

Good Diets in the Asia-Pacific Region: Three Countries Score Top Marks

Diet diversification, on farm diversity and malnutrition - MSSRF Chairperson Dr Madhura Swaminathan reviews a recent FAO publication in this blog.  A new study by the regional office of the...

International Day against Nuclear Tests: Prof M S Swaminathan

  29 August 2019: The use of nuclear weapons in Hiroshima and Nagasaki during World War II indicated the enormous dimensions of the damage these weapons can cause to life and property....

World Humanitarian Day message - Prof M S Swaminathan

World Humanitarian Day – 19 August 2019 The importance of humanitarian approach in our day-to-day life was emphasized by Maria in the following poem. “Again and again in history Some special...

Condolence Message for Shri Arun Jaitley, India's former Union Finance Minister

25 August, 2019: Former Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Shri Arun Jaitley, passed away on August 24, 2019. The following condolence letter was sent to Smt Sangeeta Jaitley from...

Apply for MSSRF climate change media workshop @Kakinada Sept 16-18, 2019

M S Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) under the Bay of Bengal grant supported by Internews is hosting a 3-day media workshop from September 16 to 18 at Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh. ...