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Class 8 Science Conservation of Plants and Animals Notes

Last updated on June 28th, 2023 at 11:08 pm


Que:- Define Biosphere Reserve.

Large areas of protected land for the conservation of wildlife, plant and animal resources and the traditional life of the tribals living in the area.


Que:- What do you understand by flora and fauna?

The plants and animals found in a particular area are termed flora and fauna respectively of that area.


Que:- Define Endemic species.

Plants and animals that occur exclusively in a particular area are called endemics. They cannot be found anywhere else in nature


Que:- What is Project tiger?

To protect the tigers in the country, Project Tiger was launched by the government. The mission of this project is to ensure the survival and maintenance of the tiger population.


Que:- Define ecosystem.

Ecosystems consist of plants, animals, and microorganisms, as well as non-living components such as climate, soil, river deltas, etc.


Que:- What is Red Data Book?

A Red Data Book is a sourcebook that keeps records of all the endangered animals and plants. India also maintains a Red Data Book for plants and animals.


Que:- Define Migratory birds. Why do they migrate?

Due to climatic changes, migrating birds migrate to faraway regions at a particular time of year to lay eggs because it is too cold in their natural habitat.


Que:- Define Reforestation.

The reforestation of a forest is the process of planting new trees in the place of those that were destroyed. Trees planted should be of the same species as those that were once there.


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