Wildlife Action Plan 2021-30 Passed By Maharashtra
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♦ The Wildlife Action Plan was passed during the 17th meeting of the State Board for Wildlife (SBWL).
♦ Wildlife Action Plan (2021-2030) will be implemented over the next 10 years.
♦ Maharashtra became India’s first state to pass its own Wildlife Action Plan.
♦ The board has also approved the extension of the boundary of Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve in the Chandrapur district of the Vidarbha region.
♦ It will be extended around 79 sq km.
♦ The plan has suggested uniting climate change adaptation in wildlife conservation.
♦ It aims to develop a Climate Action Plan for the state’s Coastal Region in sync with the ‘State Climate Change Action Plan’ with particular emphasis on ‘Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) and ‘Disaster Risk Reduction (DDR).