Which has been Identifies as a ‘Biodiversity Hot-Spot’ in India?

Which of the following has been identifies as a ‘biodiversity hot-spot’ in India?

  1. Sundarban
  2. Western Ghats
  3. Manas
  4. Cherapunji
Monis Rasool Professor Asked on 14th May 2015 in Geography.
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    Option 2 ( Western Ghats ) is the right answer.

    A biodiversity hotspot is a biogeographic region with a significant reservoir of biodiversity that is under threat from humans. Norman Myers wrote about the concept in two articles in “The Environmentalist” (1988), & 1990revised after thorough analysis by Myers and others in “Hotspots: Earth’s Biologically Richest and Most Endangered Terrestrial Ecoregions”.

    Harsh Vardhan Professor Answered on 15th May 2015.
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