Marine biosphere reserves - Need of the 21st century

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dc.contributor.author Dhargalkar, V.K.
dc.contributor.author Untawale, A.G.
dc.date.accessioned 2009-05-12T10:13:42Z
dc.date.available 2009-05-12T10:13:42Z
dc.date.issued 1991
dc.identifier.citation Journal of Environmental Biology, Vol.NA; 169-177p.
dc.identifier.uri http://drs.nio.org/drs/handle/2264/3181
dc.description.abstract Worldwide awareness for the creation of Marine Biosphere Reserves has increased considerably due to the human depredation in many coastal areas and natural changes. Many important and unique plant and animal species have been extinct and whatever remains, needs to be conserved and managed for posterity. Biosphere Reserve conserves and maintains genetic diversity of plant and animal species and helps to manage the natural resources on a sustainable basis. So far five Marine Biosphere Reserves have been declared in India and a few more are under consideration. The present article gives in brief the status of Marine Biosphere Reserves in India and a few other potential areas for the same reason, along the Indian coast. An action plan has been suggested to manage the Biosphere Reserves and conservation measures to be taken
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Academy of Environmental Biology
dc.rights Copyright [1991]. All efforts have been made to respect the copyright to the best of our knowledge. Inadvertent omissions, if brought to our notice, stand for correction and withdrawal of document from this repository.
dc.title Marine biosphere reserves - Need of the 21st century
dc.type Journal Article


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