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| Last Updated::04/08/2016

Major Activity


International Mangrove Day - 26.07.2016




Faculty of Marine Sciences, CAS in Marine Biology

Parangipettai – 608 502

Tamil Nadu


Our CASMB Environmental Information System (ENVIS) & National Service Scheme (NSS), Annamalai University jointly organized the International Mangrove Day - 26.07.2016, First Death Anniversary of Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam - 27.07.2016 and World Nature Conservation Day - 28.07.2016 on Wednesday the 27th July 2016.


Our CASMB ENVIS Centre conducted the following activities for this event:


  1. In celebration of the world mangrove day (26.07.2016), the importance of mangroves was explained especially its ability for coastal protection against natural disasters such as tsunami and cyclone. Impacts of deforestation of mangroves on marine resources were also discussed. A brochure and a poster related to mangroves were released (copy enclosed).
  2. In line with First Death Anniversary of Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam (27.07.2016), the inspiring dreams of our former president Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam were highlighted to the research scholars and students by the ENVIS Co-ordinator and others.
  3. In connection with the First Death Anniversary of Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam (27.07.2016) and World Nature Conservation Day (28.07.2016), the trees were planted in and around of our campus.
  4. 122 participants (teachers, research scholars and students) participated in this  event at our CASMB ENVIS Centre.