DMPQ-Enumerate the threat to biodiversity in India.

  • Geo-demographic load: India Supports 17% population of the world with only 2.4% area of the world. This ever increasing population is putting great pressure on the natural resources of the country.
  • Climate change
  • Deforestation
  • Habitat loss and fragmentation
  • Overexploitation leading to shortening of Earth Overshoot day.
  • Natural Calamities.
  • Invasive species like water hyacinth, Congress grass, Lantana

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