National Parks, Wildlife Sanctuaries and Biosphere Reserves
National Parks, Wildlife Sanctuaries and Biosphere Reserves have been created exclusively for protecting the wild plants and animals. This is a part of broad wildlife management perspective so that the plants and animals occupy their natural habitat and live and grow under natural and protected conditions.
National Parks: A national park is a reserved area of land, owned by the government. This area is protected from human exploitation, industrialization and pollution.
Wildlife Sanctuaries: A natural area, which is reserved by a governmental or private agency for the protection of particular species of animals during part or all of the year. This area is designated for the protection of wild animals, within which hunting and fishing is either prohibited or strictly controlled.
Biosphere Reserves: The term â€˜Biosphere Reserve' is an area which is
Set aside for the conservation of the resources of the biosphere and for the improvement of the relationship between man and the environment;
To serve as sites for long term scientific research as well as education all over the world.