NEET Botany Biodiversity and Conservation Questions Solved

The reasons behind conserving biodiversity can be group into categories which include :

A. Narrowly utilitarian               B. Broadly utilitarian

C. Ethical utilitarian                  D. No utilitarian

(a) A, B                 (b) A, C                 (c) B, C                 (d) D

Narrow utilitarian: monetary gains like- medicines, wood, etc.

Ethical utilitarian: moral duty

Broad utilitarian: no direct monetary gain like- oxygen from plants.

Thus, narrow and ethical utilitarian arguments can help conserve forests indirectly.

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