Q. Which of the following is/are comes under in-situ conservation measures?
1.National Parks
2.Wildlife sanctuaries
3.Biosphere reserves
Choose the correct answer from below given codes:

[A] 1 only

[B] 1 and 2 only

[C] 2 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: D

Explanation: Conserving the animals and plants in their natural habitats is known as in-situ conservation. The established natural habitats are:

  • National parks
  • Sanctuaries
  • Biosphere reserves and
  • Reserved forests
  • Protected forests

Source: Shankar IAS Environment book