Biosphere reserves of India Current Affairs, GK & News

Simlipal Forest Fire- Highlights

The Simlipal Tiger Reserves in Odisha underwent the massive fires recently. The wildfires broke in the biosphere reserve situated in the Mayurbhanj district of Odisha. Similipal Tiger Reserve It is a tiger reserve situated in the Mayurbhanj district of Odisha in the northern part. The reserve derives its name from Simul tree (silk cotton tree).it ..

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UNESCO lists Panna under Biosphere Reserves

The UNESCO has recently included Panna National Park of Madhya Pradesh under its list of Biosphere reserves. Along with Panna, Fuvahmulahand Addu Atoll of Maldives was also included under the World Network of Biosphere Reserves. Highlights The UNESCO, under its Man and Biosphere programme has included Panna Biosphere region as one of its Biosphere Reserve. ..

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UNESCO includes Khangchendzonga Biosphere Reserve in list of World Network of Biosphere Reserve

UNESCO has included the Khangchendzonga Biosphere Reserve (KBR) in the list of World Network of Biosphere Reserve (WNBR) at the 30th Session of the Man and Biosphere International Coordinating Council (ICC) in Palembang, Indonesia. With this, KBR has now become the India’s 11th internationally designated WNBR and joined the list of other biospheres such as ..

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