BIO 471 — Conservation Biology

(Same as EVS 471)

Semester hours: 3 (3R)   Offered: I    Instructor: Burk

Introduction to the science of biodiversity preservation. Relevant principles of ecology, population genetics, and behavioral biology; aspects of biodiversity, threats to biodiversity and strategies for limiting them; protected area design and management; ecological economics, environmental ethics, sustainable development, and the interplay between human needs and biodiversity preservation.

Prerequisites: P: BIO 201, 202, 205 & 206, or IC

Satisfies: Population/Ecology/Evolution requirement