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A biodiversity hotspot is an area with unusual concentration of species marked by serious threat to its biodiversity by humans. To qualify as a hotspot, a region must meet the following criteria:
  1. It must contain at least 1,500 species of vascular plants as endemics.
  2. It has to have lost at least 70 percent of its original habitat.
Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?
  1. Only 1
  2. Only 2
  3. Both 1 and 2    
  4. None of these


Solution

The correct option is C Both 1 and 2    
To qualify as a hotspot, a region must meet two strict criteria: Endemism: it must contain at least 1,500 species of vascular plants (> 0.5 percent of the world’s total) as endemics, and Loss of Habitat: it has to have lost at least 70 percent of its original habitat.
Around the world, 35 areas qualify as hotspots
 

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