Restoring mangroves ecosystems saves the coastline and community
Mangroves are a group of trees and shrubs situated along the tropical coastline of India, that flourish in low-oxygen soil, where slow-moving waters allow fine sediments to accumulate. Mangrove plants have unique adaptation properties that allow them to survive in harsh environments.
M S Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) established in 1988 is a not-for-profit trust. MSSRF was envisioned and founded by Professor M S Swaminathan, agriculture scientist with proceeds from the First World Food Prize that he received in 1987.