- In-situ methods - protected areas: biosphere reserves, national parks, wildlife sanctuaries, sacred groves; ex-situ methods - captive breeding, zoo, botanical gardens, cryopreservation, wild life safari, seed banks, tissue culture. Definitions and examples of each of the above.
- Why Should We Conserve Biodiversity - narrowly utilitarian, broadly utilitarian, ethical argument
- How do we conserve Biodiversity - In situ conservation, Ex situ Conservation
- National Parks
- Sanctuaries and Ramsar Sites
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List any four techniques where the principle of ex-situ conservation of biodiversity has been employed.
There are many animals that have become extinct in the wild but continue to be maintained in Zoological parks.
(i) What type of biodiversity conservation is observed in this case?
(ii) Explain any other two ways which help in this type of conservation.
Among the ecosystem services are control of floods and soil erosion. How is this achieved by the biotic components of the ecosystem?