|Class 10 Biology Management of Natural Resources||Forests and wildlife|
Forests are ‘biodiversity hot spots ‘.
Biodiversity is the variety of species living in different habitats.
Fig. Biodiversity-a porcupine, a jackal, an elephant, sal tree, an insect
Biodiversity should be preserved because a loss of biodiversity may lead to a loss of ecological stability.
All animals along with the stake holders are largely dependent on forest.
Stake holders are -
Fig local people
Fig. Teak plantation
Forests are ought to be used in a manner that is both environmentally and developmentally sound.