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