World Network of Biosphere Reserves Current Affairs, GK & News

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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Khangchendzonga Biosphere Reserve included in World Network of Biosphere Reserves

On August 10, 2018, the Khangchendzonga Biosphere Reserve (KBR) of Sikkim has been included in the UNESCO’s World Network of Biosphere Reserve (WHBR). With this, number of biosphere reserves from the country included in World Network of Biosphere Reserves has increased to 11. KBR is the highest biosphere reserve in the country that includes 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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India’s Agasthyamala Biosphere Reserve included in UNESCO’s World Network of Biosphere Reserves

India’s Agasthyamala Biosphere Reserve (ABR) was included in the World Network of Biosphere Reserves of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). It was included along with other 19 sites at the International Coordinating Council of the Man and the Biosphere (ICCMAB) programme of UNESCO that concluded recently in Lima, Peru. With the addition ..

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