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define bio reserves. Give examples.

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A bio-reserve is a conserved ecosystem. It is managed in such a way that not only is its biodiversity preserved but also its resources are used in a sustainable manner for the benefit of the local communities. Examples: The Nilgiris, Sunderbans

Posted by Ishan Goyal(student)on 9/3/12

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A biosphere reserve is an area of land or water that is protected by law in order to support the conservation of ecosystems , as well as the sustainability of mankind’s impact on the environment. This means that each biosphere reserve aims to help scientists and the environmental community figure out how to protect the world’s plant and animal species while dealing with a growing population and its resource needs. Biosphere reserves were created by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization ( UNESCO ) under a program called Man and the Biosphere (MAB) in 1968. Since its creation, MAB has helped dozens of countries create biosphere reserves. In order to create a reserve, a country must suggest an area of land for the MAB to approve.

Posted by Ishan Goyal(student)on 9/3/12

A bio-reserve is a conserved ecosystem. It is managed in such a way that not only is its biodiversity preserved but also its resources are used in a sustainable manner for the benefit of the local communities. Examples: The Nilgiris, Sunderbans

Posted by Ishan Goyal(student)on 9/3/12

An area containing a wildlife preserve bordered by a buffer zone in which more frequent use is permitted to the public, established as a way of integrating habitat conservation with the interests of the local community. 



Posted by Shivani(student)on 9/3/12

A biosphere reserve is an area of land or water that is protected by law in order to support the conservation of ecosystems , as well as the sustainability of mankind’s impact on the environment.

Posted by Imrana Mohammed...(student)on 9/3/12

biosphere reserve One of a series of conservation sites designated by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in an attempt to establish an international network of protected areas encompassing examples of all the Earth 's major vegetation and physiographic types. Biosphere reserves contain virgin vegetation, plus various kinds of cultural landscape, in the whole of which conservation is practised.

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MICHAEL ALLABY. "biosphere reserve.A Dictionary of Ecology. 2004. Encyclopedia.com. 9 Mar. 2012< http://www.encyclopedia.com >.

 

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Posted by Shubham Jain(student)on 9/3/12

The  biosphere  is the global sum of all  ecosystems . It can also be called the zone of  life  on  Earth , a closed (apart from solar and cosmic radiation) and self-regulating system. [1]  From the broadest  biophysiological  point of view, the biosphere is the global ecological  system integrating all living beings and their relationships, including their interaction with the elements of the  lithosphere , hydrosphere  and  atmosphere . The biosphere is postulated to have  evolved , beginning through a process of  biogenesis  or  biopoesis , at least some 3.5 billion years ago.

Posted by Gatik Arora(student)on 9/3/12

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