Biodiversity conservation in managed forests and protected areas
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Published by Agro Botanica in Bikaner [India] .
Written in English



  • India


  • Biosphere reserves -- India -- Management -- Congresses.,
  • Biological diversity conservation -- India -- Congresses.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Statementeditors, P.C. Kotwal, Sujoy Banerjee.
ContributionsKotwal, P. C., Banerjee, Sujoy., National Workshop on "Biodiversity Conservation in Managed Forests and Protected Areas" (1995 : Bhopal, India)
LC ClassificationsQH77.I4 B55 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination227 p. :
Number of Pages227
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL507734M
ISBN 108187167009
LC Control Number98905445

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A total of hectares (ha) of forest land in protected areas — which comprise wildlife sanctuaries, national parks and conservation reserves) — was diverted for developmental projects by the standing committee of the National Board for Wildlife (NBWL) in Habitat loss due to human activities and climate change is synergistically posing serious threats to the global biodiversity leading to irreversible extinction of several species. In wake of recent extinction, several forests are declared as protected areas where no more human activities are allowed. However, the scope of these protected areas got broadened from mere conservation to poverty. A. Case studies of Forest Protected Areas 37 IUCN Category Ia Forest Protected Area: Wo Long Nature Reserve, Sichuan, China 37 IUCN Category Ib Forest Protected Area: Misty Fiords National Monument, Alaska, USA 39 IUCN Category II Forest Protected Area: Girraween National Park, Queensland, Australia 40 IUCN Category III Forest Protected Area.   A non-intervention approach based on protected areas is a common strategy for forest biodiversity conservation (Bernes et al., ; Peterken, ). Creating areas with very limited human influence has also been adopted globally as one of the key actions that can halt the further loss of biodiversity.