To qualify as a biodiversity hotspot, a region must:

  1. contain at least 0.5% or 1,500 species of vascular plants as endemics
  2. have lost at least 70% of its primary vegetation

   Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [C] Both 1 & 2

Both are important criteria for a region to be declared as bio diversity hotspot

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