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∙ The Terai Arc Landscape (TAL) has been recognized and honored as one of the seven UN World Restoration Flagships .

About Terai Arc Landscape(TAL)

∙ It extends over 900 km from the Bagmati River (Nepal) in the east to the Yamuna River (India) in the west.

∙ It comprises the Shivalik hills, the adjoining bhabhar areas and the Terai flood plains.

∙ It is spread across the Indian states of Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, and the low lying hills of Nepal. 

∙ The landscape boasts of some of India’s most well-known Tiger Reserves and Protected Areas such as Corbett Tiger Reserve, Rajaji National Park, Dudhwa Tiger Reserve, Valmiki Tiger Reserve and Nepal’s Bardia Wildlife Sanctuary, Chitwan National Park, and Sukhla Phanta Wildlife Sanctuary

∙ Importance: TAL envisions a globally unique landscape where biodiversity is conserved, ecological integrity is safeguarded, and the socio-economic well-being of the people is secured

Do you know ?– The World Restoration Flagship awards are part of the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration – led by UNEP and FAO.– It aims to prevent, halt, and reverse the degradation of ecosystems on every continent and in every ocean. – The awards track notable initiatives that support global commitments to restore one billion hectares – an area larger than China.
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