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The wildlife (protection) licensing rules, 1983 – updated

The wildlife (protection) licensing  rules, 1983 – updated. The wildlife (protection) licensing (additional matters for consideration) rules, 1983, G.S.R. 328 (E), dated 13th April, 1983. In exercise of the powers conferred by Cf. (a) of sub-section (1) of sec. 63, read with Cf. (b) of sub-section (4) of sec. 44 of Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 (53 of 1972) the Central …

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Mount Harriet National Park complete detail – updated

Mount Harriet National Park complete detail – updated. Geography of Mount Harriet National Park. Dominant flora and fauna of Mount Harriet National Park. How to Reach Mount Harriet National Park. Its natural charm and beauty attracts a lot of visitors. In past, Mount Harriet served as the headquarters for the British Chief Commissioner during the summer months. Total area of the park is 46.62 Km2. Mount …

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List of Wildlife Sanctuaries in Andaman and Nicobar Islands

List of Wildlife Sanctuaries in Andaman and Nicobar Islands. How many wildlife Sanctuaries in Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Total number of Sanctuaries in Andaman and Nicobar Islands is Ninety Six (96). “Sanctuary” means an area declared, whether under sec. [26(A)5] or sec 38, or deemed, under sub section (3) of Sec.66 to be declared,  as a wildlife sanctuary. A sanctuary is a protected area …

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List of Conservation Reserves in Jammu and Kashmir – updated

List of Conservation Reserves in Jammu and Kashmir – updated. How many Conservation Reserves in Jammu and Kashmir. Total number of Conservation Reserves in Jammu and Kashmir is thirty four (34). The rights of people living inside a Conservation Reserve are not affected. Conservation Reserves are declared for the purpose of protecting landscapes, seascapes, flora and fauna and their habitat. The rights of people living …

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Kanger Valley National Park – complete detail – updated

Kanger Valley National Park – complete detail – updated. Dominant flora and fauna of Kanger Valley National Park. Geography of Kanger Valley National Park. How to reach Kanger Valley National Park. The Park has mainly Cuddapah group of rock formation and at some places vindhyan group of rock formation, shales are the common…………. It was declared as a National park in the …

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List of Important Coastal and Marine Biodiversity Areas (ICMBAs) in India

List of Important Coastal and Marine Biodiversity Areas (ICMBAs) in India. Total number of Important Coastal and Marine Biodiversity Areas (ICMBAs) in India is 107 in India. India has taken several steps to achieve the National Biodiversity Target no 6 and Aichi Biodiversity Target no 11 which aim to conserve a substantial portion of the coastal and marine areas in the country …

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List of Wildlife Sanctuaries in Rajasthan – updated

List of Wildlife Sanctuaries in Rajasthan – updated. How many Wildlife Sanctuaries in Rajasthan. Total number of Sanctuaries in Rajasthan is Twenty five (25). “Sanctuary” means an area declared, whether under sec. [26(A)5] or sec 38, or deemed, under sub section (3) of Sec.66 to be declared, as a wildlife sanctuary. A sanctuary is a protected area which is reserved for the conservation of …

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Kishtwar National Park – complete detail – updated

Kishtwar National Park – complete detail – updated. Dominant flora and fauna of Kishtwar National Park. Geography of Kishtwar National Park. How to reach Kishtwar National Park. Kishtwar National Park is a beautiful place, located in the Kishtwar district of the state of Jammu and Kashmir. The National Park encompasses the catchments of Kiar, Nath and Kibar Nalas, all of which drain …

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Salim Ali National Park – complete detail – updated

Salim Ali National Park – complete detail – updated. Dominant flora and fauna of Salim Ali National Park. Geography of Salim Ali National Park. How to reach Salim Ali National Park. The park is also known as City Forest National Park. The prime attractions in this national park are the endangered species of animals that can be found in the vicinity. Salim Ali National Park …

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National Zoo Policy, 1998 – complete detail – updated

National Zoo Policy, 1998 – complete detail – updated. Detail of National Zoo Policy, 1998. National Zoo Policy, 1998 helps in the biodiversity conservation. National Zoo Policy, 1998 1. Preamble, 2. Objective, 3. Strategy for Achieving the Objectives,  Preamble The growing awareness for nature & wildlife conservation has made zoos a popular institution. Estimates indicate that 10% of the world’s population visit zoos …

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