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Differentiate between in situ and ex situ approaches of conservation of biodiversity.

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  • In situ conservation is the production and management of important components of biological diversity through a network of protected areas. This can be wildlife sanctuaries, national parks, biosphere reserves etc.
  • Ex situ conservation is the conservation of selected rare plants or animals in places outside the natural forms. Ex-situ conservation includes off-site collection and gene banks.

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