Jun 29, 2022  
2019-2020 University Catalog 
    
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BIO 312 - Conservation Biology


Prerequisites: BIO 104 ; or consent of instructor
Fulfills a course requirement in the Biology and Environmental Science Core Concentrations
This course provides an overview of contemporary conservation biology as an interdisciplinary field that investigates human-environment relationships as they relate to the preservation and restoration of biodiversity from local to global scales, inclusive of species, their populations’ gene pools, and ecosystems. Topics to be analyzed include: causes of biodiversity loss; ecosystem services; population ecology, genetics and management; design and management of conservation landscapes; restoration ecology; sociocultural aspects of conservation issues; and examples of conservation success.

3 credits
Alternate Fall



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