UPSC General Studies Solved Paper - General Studies-2014

  • question_answer
    With reference to a conservation organisation called "Wetlands International', which of the following statements is/are correct?
    1. It is an intergovernmental organisation formed by the countries which are signatories to Ramsar Convention.
    2. It works at the field level to develop and mobilise knowledge, and use the practical experience to advocate for better policies.
    Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

    A)  Only 1             

    B)  Only 2

    C)  Both 1 and 2    

    D)  Neither 1 nor 2

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    Exp. [b] Wetlands International is the only global not-for-profit organisation dedicated to the conservation and restoration of wetlands. It is deeply concerned about the loss and deterioration of wetlands such as lakes, marshes and rivers. It is dedicated to maintaining and restoring wetlands for their environmental values as well as for the services they provide to people. Thus, Wetlands International is an international NHO and not an intergovernmental organisation.

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