Sunday, July 10, 2011

chilika should be in the UNESCO's world heritage site

Chilika fulfills all the natural criteria mentioned to be in the UNESCO's list of world heritage is rich in bio diversity and natural beauty.

UNESCO'S Natural criteria
  1. to contain superlative natural phenomena or areas of exceptional natural beauty and aesthetic importance;
  2. to be outstanding examples representing major stages of earth's history, including the record of life, significant on-going geological processes in the development of landforms, or significant geomorphic or physio graphic features;
  3. to be outstanding examples representing significant on-going ecological and biological processes in the evolution and development of terrestrial, fresh water, coastal and marine ecosystems and communities of plants and animals;
  4. to contain the most important and significant natural habitats for in-situ conservation of biological diversity, including those containing threatened species of outstanding universal value from the point of view of science or conservation.

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