10th Class Social Science Sample Paper Sample Paper - 4 Term - 1

  • question_answer   Write a note on good practices towards conserving forests and wildlife.

    Answer:

      Conservation of forests and wildlife was prevalent as 'nature worship' among tribal communities and in villages. Examples are tulsi plants, banana leaves and sanctity of the cow. Such cultural beliefs helped preserve the plant and animal species without creating harm to the ecosystem. Large scale people's movement  like  the  Chipko  Movement  in Uttarakhand and the Narmada Bachao Andolan in Madhya Pradesh indicate involvement of local communities in conserving forests and wildlife. Thus, all conservation practices and programmes should be eco-friendly peoply friendly and economically acceptable. Developmental projects under taken by the government should not be at the cost of destruction of forests and loss of people's livelihoods.                                                                                                                                 (5)


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