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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,...

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,...

நிலையான நீர் பாதுகாப்பு அமைப்பை கட்டமைத்தல்

  சென்னை ஏப்ரல் 4, 2018: நீர் பாதுகாப்பு என்பது பிறவகையான பாதுகாப்புகளுக்கு அடிப்படையானதாகும். இயற்கையாகவே இருக்கக்கூடிய தண்ணீருக்கு பல்வேறு வகையான தேவைகள் உள்ளன. எனவே, ஒவ்வொரு பஞ்சாயத்தும...

Building a Sustainable Water Security System: Prof Swaminathan

  Chennai, April 4, 2018: Water security is basic to other forms of security. Naturally, there are diverse demands on available water. It will therefore be prudent for every Panchayat (...

World Water Day: Prof Swaminathan

  Chennai, March 22, 2018: The importance of water to all forms of human security needs hardly any emphasis. Therefore every nation should have a National Water Security Policy based on...

Tsunami memorial events held

  December 26, 2017:  The Fish for All Centre of MSSRF, Poompuhar, organized a  remembrance event in honour of victims and support survivors of the tsunami that struck in 2004,...