Important Diagrams
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Forest And Wildlife Resources

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India is recognised as one of the major mega-diversity regions of the world. 4 out of 35 identified biodiversity hotspots of the world are in India. They are the Western Ghats, the Himalayas, Andaman & Nicobar Islands (Sundaland region), and the Indo-Burma region.
Tiger is one of the most important species of wildlife in India. Thus, to protect this important animal, Project Tiger was launched in 1973. Special Tiger Reserves were set up to conserve this species. As of today, there are 51 Tiger reserves in India.
IUCN (International Union of for Conservation of Nature) is the world's first Global Environmental Union and it was established in 1948. The following figure traces the journey of IUCN.