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List of India's Biosphere Reserves in UNESCO MAB list

04-OCT-2016 15:43

    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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