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WILDLIFE DESTRUCTION

Increase human population and the consistent demand for resources have had a dramatic impact on the natural world.

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CONSERVATION OF WILDLIFE

It is the practice of protecting wild plant and animal species and their habitats.

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NATIONAL PARK

  • National parks in India are IUCN category II protected areas.

  • India's first national park was established in 1936.

  • Name of India’s first national park: Hailey National Park

WILDLIFE SANCTUARIES

  • Established by IUCN category II protected areas.

  • India has 543 wildlife sanctuaries.

  • 50 tiger reserves are governed by Project Tiger.

  • Some wildlife sanctuaries are specifically named bird sanctuary

    For example: Keoladeo National Park before attaining National Park status.

BIOSPHERE RESERVES

  • Conservation

  • Development

  • Logistic Support

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Biosphere Reserves in India

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National Parks, Wildlife Sanctuaries and Biosphere Reserve

Table of Difference Between National Parks And Wildlife Parks, Wildlife Sanctuaries And Biosphere Reserve
Table of Difference Between National Parks And Wildlife Parks, Wildlife Sanctuaries And Biosphere Reserve

National Parks

Wildlife Sanctuaries

Biosphere Reserve

Tourism Permitted

Permissible

Usually not permitted

Lack of R & D

Lack of R & D

R & D prevalent

No attention to genepool & conservation

No attention to genepool & conservation

Attention to genepool & conservation

Except Buffer Zone – No Biotic interference

Limited Biotic Interference

Except Buffer Zone – No Biotic interference

Fixed Boundaries

Boundaries – Not Fixed

Fixed Boundaries

Home to wild animal species

Species oriented

Totality of life forms – ecosystem as whole