Aravalli Biodiversity Park declared as India's first OECM site

The Aravalli Biodiversity Park in Gurugram, Haryana, spans 390 acres and features semi-arid vegetation, including over 300 native plants, 101,000 trees, 43,000 shrubs, and a variety of bird species.

Aravalli Biodiversity Park declared as India's first OECM site
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On World Wetlands Day, the Aravalli Biodiversity Park was named India's first "other effective area-based conservation measures" (OECM) site. Officials from the Union ministry of environment, forest and climate change made the announcement on Wednesday.

The Aravalli Biodiversity Park in Gurugram, Haryana, spans 390 acres and features semiarid vegetation, including over 300 native plants, 101,000 trees, 43,000 shrubs, and a variety of bird species.