||The minimum land area recommended for forest cover to maintain proper ecological balance in India is –
||The national forest policy aims at maintaining how much of the total geographical area under forests –
||Which forest/park has not been categorized as forest under the National Forest Policy (1952)?
||What is the percentage of forest area in the total geographical area of India?
||According to the India State of Forest Report 2017, what percentage of the total geographical area of the country is under forest?
||According to data obtained from a satellite survey, what percentage of India’s area is a forest?
||How much of Indian land is forest area?
||Which State has the largest area under forests?
||As part of the New Forest Inventory Design implemented in 2016, the revisit time has been reduced to –
||In India the State with the largest area under very dense forests is –
||Tree cover is maximum in –
||In India, percentage coverage of dense forests to total geographical area is about –
||According to India State of Forest Report 2019, in which district, very dense forest area is minimum?
||Which State has more than 80% of its area covered by forest?
||Second largest mangrove area in India is found along the coast of –
||Mangrove (Tidal Forests) vegetation in India is mostly found in –
||Which state has a protected mangrove region?
||Which region of India has a combination of mangrove forest, evergreen forest and deciduous forest?
||Andaman and Nicobar Island
||Nagaland mountains are becoming increasingly barren mountains mainly due to –
||Which State has launched ‘Apna Van Apna Dhan’ scheme?
||Which plant grown in non-forest area has been omitted from the definition of trees in the Indian Forest (Amendment) Act, 2017?
||In which year the Wildlife Protection Act was introduced in India?
||In India, if a species of tortoise is declared protected under Schedule 1 of the Wildlife (Protection) Act 1972, what does it imply?
||It enjoys the same level of protection as the tiger
||If a particular plant species is placed under Schedule VI of the Wildlife Protection Act 1972. What is the implication?
||A licence is required to cultivate that plant
||When was the Forest (Conservation) Act enacted?
||The National Afforestation and Eco-Development Board (NAEB) was set up by Government of India in the year –
||When was ‘Project Tiger’ launched in India?
||The Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education (ICFRE) has signed MoU with TIFAC for supporting forest-based communities. Where is the headquarters of ICFRE located?
||Which institution is not related to the environment?
||Survey of India
||In world wildlife, India accounts for –
||India’s largest fish is –
||Which animal is the symbol of the World Wildlife Fund –
||Gavialis crocodilia are found plenty in –
||‘Chipko’ movement was basically against –
||Who is considered as the leader of the Chipko Movement?
||Who is the protagonist of the Chipko Movement?
||Chandi Prasad Bhatt
||Under whose leadership the movement against deforestation was launched in the Raini village of Chamoli?
||‘World Wild Life Day’ is observed on –
||In which year the Environment (Protection) Act passed by the Government of India?
||The pugmark technique is used –
For estimation of population of various wild animals
||The main causes for the forest loss are –
||National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources is situated at –
||National Research Centre for Agroforestry is located at –
||The greatest diversity of plants and animals is characteristic of –
||Tropical moist forests
||In India which type of forest is teak a dominant tree species?
||Tropical moist deciduous forest
||Which forest is known as the “lungs of the planet earth”?
||Amazon rain forest
||Which district has larger area under dense deciduous forest cover?
||What is NOT a major cause of Wildlife Extinction?
||Fast pace of population growth
||Which country has the highest percentage of its geographical area under forest?
||Which country has passed a resolution to maintain forest on 60% land of its geographical area?
||The 2004 Tsunami made people realize that mangroves can serve as a reliable safety hedge against coastal calamities. How do mangroves function as a safety hedge?
The mangrove trees do not get uprooted by storms and tides because of their extensive roots
||In which State Pakhui Wildlife Sanctuary located?
||Amrita Devi Smriti Award is given for –
||Protection of forests and wildlife
||The World Tiger Summit, 2010 was held at –
||As a part of wildlife conservation eff orts in Nepal and India, a new association by the name ‘SAVE’ was launched recently. The objective of SAVE is to conserve –
||In Uttarakhand, Oak-Rhododendron are characteristic plants of –
||Every year, a month long ecologically important campaign/festival is held during which certain communities/ tribes plant saplings of fruit-bearing trees. Who are such communities/ tribes?
||Gond and Korku
||In a particular region in India, the local people train the roots of living trees into robust bridges across the streams. As time passes, these bridges become stronger. These unique living root bridges’ are found in –