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Biodiversity heritage sites could turn out to be a lifeline for India’s conservation efforts

Updated : May 30, 2019 08:37 AM IST

By recognising biodiversity heritage sites, India’s Biological Diversity Act of 2002 provides an opportunity for conserving these relics of ancient diversity.
There are already examples from different parts of the country where institutions and communities have successfully conserved biodiversity heritage sites.
On the International Day for Biological Diversity today, let us look at this option to broad base biodiversity conservation, writes Kunal Sharma.
Biodiversity heritage sites could turn out to be a lifeline for India’s conservation efforts

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