Lichens are considered to be excellent indicator species for pollution. In this context, consider the following statements:
1. Lichens are very sensitive to sulphur dioxide pollution in the air.
2. Areas with healthy lichen populations are lower in air pollution and water pollution
Which among the above is / are correct statements?

Answer: [C] Both 1 & 2

Both are correct statements

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