Conservation, distribution and types of forests and wildlife

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Conservation, distribution and types of forests and wildlife

  1. 1. Conservation of forests FOREST PROTECTION IS A GENERAL TERM DESCRIBING METHODS PURPORTED TO PRESERVE OR IMPROVE A FOREST THREATENED OR AFFECTED BY ABUSE. THE TYPES OF ABUSE THAT FOREST PROTECTION SEEKS TO PREVENT INCLUDE: AGGRESSIVE OR UNSUSTAINABLE FARMING AND LOGGING EXPANDING CITY DEVELOPMENT CAUSED BY POPULATION EXPLOSION AND THE RESULTING URBAN SPRAWL Do you know the forest cover in India in 2010 was 23.02% only
  2. 2. Conservation of wildlife WILDLIFE CONSERVATION IS THE PRACTICE OF PROTECTING ENDANGERED PLANT AND ANIMAL SPECIES AND THEIR HABITATS. AMONG THE GOALS OF WILDLIFE CONSERVATION ARE TO ENSURE THAT NATURE WILL BE AROUND FOR FUTURE GENERATIONS TO ENJOY AND TO RECOGNIZE THE IMPORTANCE OF WILDLIFE AND WILDERNESS LANDS TO HUMANS. The Indian wildlife act was implemented in 1972
  3. 3. Giant panda
  4. 4. koalas
  5. 5. Endangered species of India SOME OF THE ENDANGERED INDIAN ANIMALS ARE ASIATIC LION, ONE-HORNED RHINOCEROS, INDIAN ELEPHANT, CROCODILES, KASHMIR STAG, HIMALAYAN WOLF, FLYING SQUIRREL, LABEO, SNOW LEOPARD ETC The population of the one-horned rhinoceros fell down to 33% in 1998
  6. 6. Spoonbill
  7. 7. Asiatic lion
  8. 8. labeo
  9. 9. Conservation of biodiversity In 1991 for the first time plants were added to the list
  10. 10. Green rose
  11. 11. Sariosa feranta
  12. 12. Canadian moscoq
  13. 13. Protected areas THERE ARE 18 BIOSPHERE RESERVES IN INDIA. THERE ARE 106 NATIONAL PARKS IN INDIA. THERE ARE 442 WILDLIFE SANCTUARIES IN INDIA. THERE ARE 19 BIRD SANCTUARIES IN INDIA India has the second largest number of protected areas in Asia
  14. 14. Mayani bird sanctuary
  15. 15. Project tiger was launched in 1973
  16. 16. THE INDIAN RHINOCEROS ONCE RANGED THROUGHOUT THE ENTIRE STRETCH OF THE INDO-GANGETIC PLAIN, BUT EXCESSIVE HUNTING REDUCED THE NATURAL HABITAT DRASTICALLY. TODAY, ABOUT 3,000 RHINOS LIVE IN THE WILD, 2,000 OF WHICH ARE FOUND IN INDIA'S ASSAM ALONE Do you know that the one-horned rhinoceros is the 5th largest animal on land
  17. 17. One-horned rhinoceros
  18. 18. Conservation of Gharial ACCORDING TO IUCN, THERE HAS BEEN A POPULATION DECLINE OF 96–98% OVER A THREE-GENERATION PERIOD SINCE 1946, AND THE ONCE WIDESPREAD POPULATION OF AN ESTIMATED 5,000 TO 10,000 INDIVIDUALS HAS BEEN REDUCED TO A VERY SMALL NUMBER OF WIDELY SPACED SUBPOPULATIONS OF FEWER THAN 235 INDIVIDUALS IN 2006. The gharial is the longest crocodile on earth
  19. 19. Gharial
  20. 20. EVEN IF WE WANT TO CONSERVE OUR FORESTS AND WILDLIFE RESOURCES , IT IS RATHER DIFFICULT TO MANAGE, CONTROL AND REGULATE THEM. THE TYPES OF FORESTS ARE : 1.RESERVED FORESTS 2.PROTECTED FORESTS 3.UNCLASSED FORESTS
  21. 21. Reserved forests Land rights to forests declared to be Reserved forests or Protected forests are typically acquired (if not already owned) and owned by the Government of India. Protected forests Protected forests are of two kinds - demarcated protected forests and undemarcated protected forests, based on whether the limits of the forest have been specified by a formal notification. Unclassed forests forests and wastelands both belonging to government and public
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