List of India's Biosphere Reserves in UNESCO MAB list

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Biodiversity is defined as ‘the variability among living organism from all sources, including terrestrial, marine and other aquatic ecosystems and the ecological complexes of which they are a part; this includes diversity within species, between species and of ecosystem’.

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Here, we are giving the list of India's Biosphere Reserves in UNESCO MAB list which is very helpful in the preparation of competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

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India's Biosphere Reserves in UNESCO MAB list

Biosphere Reserves in UNESCO MAB list

Location

Year

Nilgiri

Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka

2000

Gulf of Mannar

Tamil Nadu

2001

Sunderbans

West Bengal

2001

Nanda Devi

Uttarakhand

2004

Nokrek

Meghalaya

2009

Panchmarhi

Madhya Pradesh

2009

Similipal

Orissa

2009

Achnakmar-Amarkantak

Madhya Pradesh

2012

India is a recognised as one of the mega-diverse countries, rich in biodiversity and associated traditional knowledge. It has a long history of conversation and sustainable use of natural resources and is a party to many international environmental conventions.

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