Consider the following statements:
- The PAs are constituted and governed under the provisions of the Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972
- Protected areas can be declared by both central as well as state governments
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
Both are correct statements
As per IUCN there are following kinds of protected areas:
- National Parks
- Wildlife sanctuaries
- Biosphere reserves
- Reserved and protected forests
- Conservation reserves and community reserves
- Private protected areas
- Conservation areas
Protected areas can be declared by central as well as state governments.
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