Q. “Nagarhole, Bandipur and Madumalai, Nilambur, Silent Valley and Siruvani hills” is related in which of the following?

[A] Niligiri biosphere reserve

[B] Gulf of Mannar biosphere reserve

[C] Agasthyamalai biosphere reserve

[D] Seshachalam Hills biosphere reserve

Answer: A

Explanation: Biosphere reserves are sites established by countries and recognized under UNESCO’s Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Programme to promote sustainable development based on local community efforts and sound science. The programme of Biosphere Reserve was initiated by UNESCO in 1971.

Source: http://www.wiienvis.nic.in/Database/br_8225.aspx