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Question raised in Lok Sabha on Conservation of Biodiversity

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Conservation of Biodiversity. Conservation and promotion of biodiversity in the country is undertaken inter alia through establishment of National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries; notified Reserved Forest areas; designation of Biosphere Reserves; identification of ecologically fragile areas such as mangroves, wetlands and coral reefs; and notification of biodiversity heritage sites and eco-sensitive zones. So far, 103 National Parks, 536 Wildlife Sanctuaries, 38 mangrove sites, 26 wetlands, 4 coral reefs and 7 biodiversity heritage sites have been identified.