#PlantTrees Webinar Series
The Centenary ‘Plant Trees for a Brilliant Future’ working party are hosting a series of webinars to highlight the benefits of tree planting and to hear from experts in their field giving advice on all things environmental
Webinar September 2021 – Saturday September 11th 2021 – #TreePlanting a global focus
The third webinar in the series will be hosted by Yvonne Freeman, SI Canterbury, UK, and Naina Shah, SI Chennai Downtown, India. UK. It will be available to all members across the Federation and will be held on Saturday, 11thSeptember 2021, 14.30 – 15.30 BST/ 19.00 – 20.00 IST – dial in details below.
“The Importance of Mangrove Restoration and Conservation”
Dr Selvam has 40 years’ experience of marine biology and mangrove research. He is a former Executive Director of M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation, Chennai, India and was recognised for his work on mangrove restoration and conservation by the Thailand Princess Maha Chakri Srinidhorn during the International Conference on Climate Change, Biodiversity and Ecosystems held in the Srinidhorn International Environmental Park. He is the only Indian to receive this honour. He has published 11 manuals and books relating to mangrove conservation and management.
Dr Selvam will talk about
- Mangroves Planting in the Sundarbans Delta – their importance in maintaining the ecosystem in the region.
- Integrated Mangrove Fishery Farming Systems.
- Planting of Mangroves elsewhere in the world.
- Rainforests – the role they play in reducing Climate Change and how they can be preserved.
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