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There is a need for sustainable management practices and community involvement to ensure the long-term preservation of UNESCOs World Heritage Sites. Elaborate. 

Topic: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times.

1. There is a need for sustainable management practices and community involvement to ensure the long-term preservation of UNESCOs World Heritage Sites. Elaborate.  (250 words)

Difficulty level: Moderate

Reference: Down to EarthInsights on India

Why the question:

The article emphasizes the importance of protecting World Heritage Sites as a crucial strategy for conserving biodiversity, as highlighted by the United Nations

Key Demand of the question:

To write about the role played by the UNESCO world heritage sites in conservation efforts.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction: 

Begin by writing the objectives of UNESCOs world heritage sites (WHS).

Body:

In the detail, write about the issues faced by sites having cultural, historical and scientific significance in present day – poor conservation, negligence, encroachment etc.

Next, write about the measures taken by UNESCOs WHS in order to overcome the above.

Next, write about the successes and criticism of UNESCOs WHS programmes. Substantiate with examples.

Conclusion:

Conclude by writing a way forward.