NEET Botany Biodiversity and Conservation Questions Solved


The term "The Evil Quartet" is related with:

(a) Four major causes of forest loss    (b) Four major causes of population explosion

(c) Four major causes of air pollution  (d) Four major causes of biodiversity losses

The accelerated rates of species extinctions are largely due to human activities. There are four major causes, ‘ The Evil Quartet ’ is the sobriquet used to describe them.

  1. Habitat loss and fragmentation
  2. Over-exploitation
  3. Alien species invasions
  4. Co-extinctions

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