UPSC Prelims 2023
Prelims General Studies Paper - 1
Jun 10, 2023
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Invasive Species Specialist Group' (that develops Global Invasive Species Global Database) belongs to which one of the following organizations?
A. The International Conservation of Nature Union for Conservation of Nature
B. The United Nations Environment Programme
C. The United Nations World Commission for Environment and Development
D. The World Wide Fund for Nature
The correct answer is A. The International Conservation of Nature Union for Conservation of Nature
The Global Invasive Species Database was developed and is managed by the Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG) of the Species Survival Commission (SSC) of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). It was developed as part of the global initiative on invasive species led by the erstwhile Global Invasive Species Programme (GISP) in 2000. The GISD over the past two years and has been redesigned with support from the Abu Dhabi Environment Agency, the Italian Ministry of Environment and ISPRA - the Institute for Environmental Protection and Research, Italy.
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