Q. “Sunshine Coast Biosphere reserve” is recently seen in news is related to?

[A] Australia

[B] Japan

[C] Canada

[D] Italy

Answer: A

Explanation: Located in Southeast Queensland, a short distance from Brisbane, the area features a picturesque coastline, dunes, beaches, extensive waterways and wetlands, as well as a range of mountain in the hinterland.

  • Home to two First Nation groups, the Kabi Kabi and Jinibara peoples, and the biosphere reserve sustains a highly valued natural environment and rich biodiversity, particularly in the 2,585 km2 terrestrial and marine protected areas.
  • It supports both traditional and cutting-edge economic activities, including strong food, agribusiness and tourism sectors. The region receives about 8 million visitors per year.

Source: https://www.unesco.org/en/articles/unesco-designates-11-new-biosphere-reserves