Man and Biosphere Programme Current Affairs, GK & News

UNESCO Reserve List: Khuvsgul Lake National Park

The Khuvsgul Lake National Park of Mongolia has been added to the World Network of Biosphere Reserves by UNESCO. Key Points This decision was taken during 34th session of International Co-ordinating council of Man and Biosphere Programme. This programme is taking place in Paris, France. The Man and Biosphere Programme is an intergovernmental scientific program. ..

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Expansion of Orang National Park

The Assam Government has recently decided to increase the size of Orang National Park. The park is to be expanded thrice. About the Expansion plan The State is to add 200.32 square kilometre to the Orang National Park. The area to be added consists of Brahmaputra river. It also includes sandbars and islands of the ..

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Khangchendzonga becomes 11th Biosphere Reserve from India under World Network of Biosphere Reserves

Khangchendzonga Biosphere Reserve in Himalayan state of Sikkim was included in UNESCO designated World Network of Biosphere Reserves (WNBR), making it 11th Biosphere Reserve from India to achieve this recognition. The decision was taken at 30th Session of International Coordinating Council (ICC) of Man and Biosphere (MAB) Programme of UNESCO held in Palembang, Indonesia. Khangchendzonga ..

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