Biodiversity Loss and Red Data Book
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Endangered species - definition
Endangered species is a species of animal or plant that is seriously at risk of extinction.
Red data book - definition
The book which keeps the record of all endangered species including plants and animals.
Red Data Book is different for animals, plants and other species.
They are now being published in many different countries and provide useful information on the threat status of the species.
Biodiversity hotspots - definition
Hot spots are those regions of rich biodiversity which have been declared sensitive due to direct or indirect interference of human activities.
The three hotspots in India are Western Ghats, Indo-Burma region and Eastern Himalayas.
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