UPSC Ecology And Environment Current Ecological Developments Question Bank Current Ecological Developments

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    With reference to a conservation organization called Wetlands International', which of the following statements is/are correct?
    (i) It is an intergovernmental organization formed by the countries which are signatories to Ramsar Convention.
    (ii) It works at the field level to develop and mobilize knowledge, and use the practical experience to advocate for better policies.
    Select the correct answer using the code given below.

    A) Neither (i) nor (ii)

    B) only (i)

    C) both (i) and (ii)  

    D) (ii) only

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

    It is a global organisation that is responsible for sustaining and restoring wetlands and their resources for people and biodiversity. It is an independent, not-for-profit, global organisation, supported by government and NGO membership from around the world. Wetlands International's work includes research and community-based field projects to advocacy and engagement with governments and international policy fora and conventions.

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