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Agasthyamalai Biosphere Reserve, UNESCO World Network of Biosphere Reserve, 2016

Agasthyamalai Biosphere Reserve

5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) Agasthyamalai Biosphere Reserve or Agasthyamala Biosphere Reserve has been recently included in the UNESCO World network of Biosphere reserve in 2016. The Agasthyamalai Biosphere Reserve was Established in 2001 and includes 3,500.36 km2 (1,351.50 sq mi) of which 1672.36 km² is in Tamilnadu and vast 1828 km² is in kerala . The idea of setting up a biosphere reserve for this region was first mooted by Kerala in February, 1999. The Tamil Nadu Forest Department was all support for the suggestion and the two sides agreed to commissionRead More