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Restoring Mangroves, Rebuilding Livelihoods

The Integrated Mangrove Restoration Programme along the Coromandel Coast of India has an impact in the restoration of over 3000 ha of degraded mangrove wetlands, and promotion of Joint Mangrove Management (JMM) programme by bringing in ~10000 mangrove user families and covering ~20000 ha of mangrove forests for restoration. The National Mangrove Action Plan has included the […]

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Promoting Fish for All and Fish for Ever

The post tsunami needs and vulnerabilities of the coastal communities of Tamil Nadu paved way for MSSRF to establish an exclusive training centre – Fish for All Centre, for promoting sustainable fishery development with active involvement of fishers and their families in Poompuhar village of coastal Tamil Nadu with the support of the Tata Trusts. […]

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Restoring Mangroves, Rebuilding Livelihoods

The Integrated Mangrove Restoration Programme along the Coromandel Coast of India has an impact in the restoration of over 3000 ha of degraded mangrove wetlands, and promotion of Joint Mangrove Management (JMM) programme by bringing in ~10000 mangrove user families and covering ~20000 ha of mangrove forests for restoration. The National Mangrove Action Plan has included […]

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Fish for All Centre

The Fish for All Research and Training Centre of M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation was conceptualized as a part of addressing a long- term strategy aimed at bringing about a collective and holistic approach for the coastal community in the fields of fisheries resource management, sustainable livelihood options and disaster preparedness and management. This centre functions […]

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Marina Beach

Marina Beach is a natural urban beach in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, along the Bay of Bengal. The beach runs from near Fort St. George in the north to Foreshore Estate in the south, a distance of 6.0 km, making it the longest natural urban beach in the country.

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