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Which of the following factors is not responsible for decline or loss of species?

(a) Land conversion

(b) Unsustainable harvesting of natural resources

(c) Introduction of exotic species

(d) Afforestation

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Correct choice is (d) Afforestation

The explanation is: The decline or loss of species is caused majorly due to various ecosystem unfriendly events like Land conversion, Unsustainable harvesting of natural resources and Introduction of exotic species, which leads to change in global diversity, whereas, Afforestation leads to planting of plants which helps in restoring the biodiversity.

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