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Number of biosphere reserves in Kerala

How many biosphere reserves are there in Kerala?

2

It is widely known the fact that biosphere reserves are areas of terrestrial and coastal ecosystems which promote the conservation of biodiversity with its sustainable use.  Believe it or not, there are 18 biosphere reserves in India.  Only 8 of these biosphere reserves are part of the UNESCO’s MAB world network.  It is interesting to know the fact that 2 biosphere reserves are found in Kerala:  Agasthyamalai and Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve.  Keep in mind the fact that biosphere reserves serve in some ways as real living laboratories.

This fact is verified on : January 29, 2014.





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