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A successful forest conservation strategy should involve
A successful forest conservation strategy should involve comprehensive programme to protect all the physical and biological components.
Which of the following community in Rajasthan has a religious tenet of conservation of forest and wildlife ?
Bishnoi community in Rajasthan has a religious tenet of conservation of forest and wildlife and this was clear from the movement organised by them to protect the khejri trees.
The Three R’s that will help to conserve natural resources for long term use are
The three R’s that will help to conserve natural resources for long term use are reduce, recycle and reuse.
When we destroy a forest, we destroy
The environment because the environment is the life support of living things and our environment consists of many varieties of plants, many varieties of algae and it provides us all with oxygen. So, the environment is the correct answer.
Which of the following is not a natural resource ?
Wooden house which is man-made is not a natural resource.
Which of the following is the ‘biodiversity hot spots’ ?
Forests are called biological hotspots because of the large numbers of life forms including flora and fauna that are found there.
Given below are a few statements related to biodiversity. Pick those that correctly describe the concept of biodiversity.
(i) Biodiversity refers to the different species of flora and fauna present in an area.
(ii) Biodiversity refers to only the flora of a given area.
(iii) Biodiversity is greater in a forest.
(iv) Biodiversity refers to the total number of individuals of a particular species living in an area.
Biodiversity generally refers to the presence of different species of plants and animals living together in a specific area . Although it is greater in forests because of the available natural resources like trees ,lakes etc which is favoured by wild animals and also provides them food and shelter hence biodiversity is greater in forests.
Which of the following are to be managed for sustainable development ?
Sustainable energy include social progress and equality, environmental protection, conservation of natural resources and stable economic growth. so d is the correct answer
The important message conveyed by the Chipko Movement is
The Chipko Movement objectives were to end the alienation of people from their forests and teach people to participate in the management of forest ecosystem.
Which among the following factors help in confirming the contamination of river water?
i. Measurement of pH of river water
ii. Presence of chlorine in river water
iii. Existence of diverse life forms in river water
iv. Presence of coliform bacteria in river water
Choose the correct option from the following:
The pH of water and coliform presence in water indicates contamination by disease-causing microorganisms