Biosphere reserves are the extended protected land mean at for the conservation of wild animals and plants.
It is also meant to restore the traditional life of the tribals residing in the area.
The biosphere reserves maintain the biological diversity of an area.
The Biosphere Reserves of India are as follows:
Great Rann of Kutch
Gulf of Mannar
Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka
Kerala, Tamil Nadu
Andaman and Nicobar Island
Wildlife sanctuaries are the regions where animals kept protected from any sort of disturbance to their habitat and their surroundings.
They are also aimed at providing suitable and comfortable living conditions to the animals. Killing, poaching or capturing of animals is strictly prohibited in these regions.
The sanctuaries in India have beautiful and unique landscapes, dense forests, bushes in the delta of the big river and mountain forests to protect the animals in their natural habitat.
Animals like black buck, white-eyed buck, elephant, golden cat, gharial, marsh crocodile, rhinoceros, python, etc. are some of the threatened animals are protected and conserved in the wildlife sanctuaries.
Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary
Chilika Lake Bird Sanctuary
Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary
Govind Wildlife Sanctuary
Gir National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary
National parks are also established for the protection of flora and fauna.
They are protected areas intended to provide a natural habitat with all natural resources to the animals where they can freely roam and use the habitat.
These areas are extended and diverse enough to protect the entire ecosystem including the flora, fauna, historic objects, and the natural landscapes.
The National Parks of India are as follows:
Ranthambhore National Park
Corbett National Park
Bandhavgarh National Park
Periyar National Park
Kaziranga National Park
Kanha National Park
Are red data books for plants, animals, and various other species.
It is maintained by the International Union for the conservation of Nature Resources (IUCN).
It contains the most updated information on the global conservation status of species.
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