Biodiversity

Which set of the following biosphere reserves in India is included in the World Network of Biosphere Reserves?

  1. Gulf of Mannar, Nokrek, Panchmarhi and Simlipal
  2. Gulf of Mannar, Kanchanjunga, Nokrek and Seshachalam
  3. Nilgiri, Nokrek, Panchmarhi and Panna
  4. Nilgiri, Nokrek, Panchmarhi and Seshachalam

Answer

The UNESCO World Network of Biosphere Reserves (WNBR) covers internationally designated protected areas. The WNBR consists more than 650 biosphere reserves in 120 countries.

10 biosphere reserves from India are included in the list of World Network of Biosphere Reserves.

  1. Nilgiri
  2. Gulf of Mannar
  3. Sunderban
  4. Nanda Devi
  5. Nokrek
  6. Pachmarhi
  7. Similipal
  8. Achanakmar-Amarkantak
  9. Great Nicobar
  10. Agasthyamala

The correct option is A.