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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...

Reductions in global population growth for preventing environmental degradation: Prof Alok Bhargava

Chennai, March 19, 2019: “United Nations 17 Sustainable Development Goals fail to recognize inter-dependence between the goals and the role of population growth” said Prof Alok Bhargava, an Indian...

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...

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,...

Upcoming event: Millennium Lecture by Dr Ismail Serageldin, Feb 15

MSSRF invites you to attend a Millennium Lecture on 'Building Resilience in the face of coming Natural and Socio-Economic Shocks' by Dr Ismail Serageldin, Founding Director of the...

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...

Nations should have anticipatory action plans to meet challenges of climate-change related sea level rise and refugees: Prof Swaminathan

Chennai, December 14, 2018: There is general agreement among all nations that the idea of sea level rise is no longer a theoretical possibility but is a practical danger. All nations which supported...

Set up an inter-disciplinary committee to mitigate hardship of future rain-induced problems: Prof Swaminathan

Chennai, August 20, 2018: Now that there are signs of abatement of the rain fury in many parts of Kerala, the time has come both to look back and to look forward. The immediate concern should be...

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,...