Q. With reference to the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (UNCBD) consider the following statements:
1.It is a United Nations treaty responsible for the conservation of Biological Diversity around the world.
2.The US is one of the signatories of UNCBD whereas India is not.
3.The convention is legally binding on its signatories.
Which of the statements given above are correct

[A] 1 and 2 only

[B] 2 and 3 only

[C] 1 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: C
Notes:

Statement 1 and 3 are correct. UNCBD is a United Nations treaty responsible for the conservation of Biological Diversity around the world. The convention is legally binding on its signatories.

Statement 2 is incorrect. India is one of the signatories of UNCBD whereas the US is not.

Source: The Indian Express