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What is conservation sites in India?
So according to the Wildlife Institue of India & Ministry of Environment, Forest and climate change – “A historic or environmental notable area which is protected by law from undesirable changes“.
These areas are protected on different levels depending upon the government and various international conventions like Ramsar conventions.
- National Parks in India
- National Park in Rajasthan to visit
- Lakes in Delhi to visit
- National War Memorial of India
Areawise conservational sites in India
The below is the list of important conservational sites in India with their count and total covered area.
Many of the times questions are asked in various competitive exams. So must check and go through it. The data is given on wiienvis.nic.in the Official website of the Ministry of Environment, forest, and data as of February 2019.
|Sr. No||Reserves or Sites Name||Numbers in Count||Total Area covered in sq km|
|4||RAMSAR Wetland Sites||27||11121.31|
|5||Natural World Heritage Sites||07||11755.84|
|6||Cultural World Heritage Sites||28||NA|
|7||Mixed World Heritage Sites||01||1784.00|
|8||Important Coastal and Marine Biodiversity Areas||107||10773.07|
|9||Marine Protected Areas||131||9801.13|
|10||Important Bird Areas||467||NA|
|11||Potential Important Bird Areas||96||NA|
|12||Key Biodiversity Areas||531||NA|
|13||Biodiversity Heritage Sites||9||Na|