Arunachal Pradesh inked a MoU with IUCN to red-listing of orchids

Arunachal Pradesh inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with International Union for Conservation of Nature’s (IUCN) to red-listing of orchids. Arunachal Pradesh has become the 1st state in the country to initiate the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s (IUCN) ‘red listing’ at the state level.

As per the agreement, the state government will collaborate with the IUCN in carrying out the red-list assessment of the orchids in the state. The IUCN’s Red List of Threatened Species is a critical indicator of the health of the world’s biodiversity. A powerful tool to inform and catalyze action for biodiversity conservation and policy change, it is critical in protecting natural resources.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams:

  • Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh: Pema Khandu.
  • Governor of Arunachal Pradesh: B. D. Mishra.


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