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Arunachal to start red-listing of orchids

  • Arunachal has become the 1st state in the country to initiate the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s (IUCN) ‘red listing’ at the state level after it inked a MoU with the IUCN.
  • As per the MoU, the state govt will collaborate with the IUCN in carrying out red-list assessment of the orchids.
  • The IUCN’s Red List of Threatened Species is a critical indicator of the health of the world’s biodiversity.