Q. Consider the following statements:
1.Biodiversity heritage sites (BHS) are considered as unique and fragile ecosystems that can be marine or terrestrial.
2.The SECURE Himalaya project aims at safeguarding the natural ecosystem of Himalayas by forbidding the constructions related activities in the Himalayan region.
Select the correct statement using the code given below:
Statement 1 is correct. BHS are considered as unique and fragile ecosystems that can be marine ecosystems, coastal and inland waters, or terrestrial areas.
Statement 2 is incorrect. The SECURE Himalaya project supports the government’s efforts for the conservation of snow leopard and its habitat by developing and implementing a landscape-based approach for Himalayan ecosystems.