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Read the statements and choose the correct option :
A : Sacred grooves are examples of in situ conservation
B : Biodiversity hotspots have low degree of endemism.
C : Biodiversity increases when number of organisms in a particular species increases.

A

Statement 'A' alone is correct.

B

Statements 'A' and 'B' are correct.

C

Statements 'A' and 'C' are correct.

D

Statement 'C' alone is correct.

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Correct option is
A

Statement 'A' alone is correct.

Areas of forests where plant species are conserved for religious importance are called sacred groves. The locals believe that these areas are the residing places of Gods and are worshiped for generations. These areas have high biodiversity and are an example of in situ conservation. Thus the correct answer is option A.

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