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Project 'From Coast to Press: Her Voice' kick started!

MSSRF is an Internews grantee for the project ‘From Coast to Press: Her Voice’ which kick started recently. The project will address the two-fold problem identified in the Bay of Bengal region: 1...

State level Stakeholder Consultation on ‘Upscaling Fisher Friend Mobile Application’ was organised at MSSRF

Chennai, February 27, 2019: Fisherfolks are the most vulnerable communities witnessing declining trends of livelihood security, increasing poverty, vulnerability leading to the competition among...

Upcoming event: Stakeholder Consultation on 'Upscaling of Fisher Friend Mobile Application' on 27th Feb, 2019

The Fisher Friend Mobile Application (Fisher Friend) is an Android based application available in 9 regional languages of Coastal India, that has been used for providing access to all relevant...

Strong communities and people are the basis of climate change resilience, says Prof Serageldin

Chennai, February 15, 2019: In the face of climate change events, strong communities are the basis for better resilience, said Prof Ismail Serageldin, Founding Director, the Bibliotheca Alexandrina,...

King Tuna, offshore fishing and coral reef resilience in the Maldives archipelago

Chennai, January 16, 2019: How did tuna become the most favoured fish in the Maldives? Ms Shreya Yadav, researcher at the Hawaii institute presented the details at a recently organised seminar at the...

Mangrove forests and coastal wetlands can mitigate adverse impacts of natural calamities like cyclones: Prof Swaminathan

  Chennai, December, 3, 2018: There are several reports in the media about the bioshield function of mangrove forests along coastal areas. Mangroves have helped to save both lives and...

Funding for coral research is important for safeguarding marine biodiversity: Prof Swaminathan

Chennai, November 21, 2018: Coral reefs are sources of rich biodiversity and have been compared to tropical rainforests. Therefore, the decision to stop funding the Reef Science Centre in Australia...

Protect coastal Kerala's monazite sands from impact of floods, says Prof Swaminathan

Chennai, August 18, 2018: The unprecedented floods and rains in Kerala emphasise the need for proactive preparation to meet such calamities. I had recommended in Sardar Patel Lectures of All India...

World Earth Day: Prof Swaminathan

  April 21, 2018: The World Earth Day, falling on April 22,   is of particular significance this year since several essential life support systems like soil, water,...