Apr 11, 2021  
Course Catalog 2008-2009 
    
Course Catalog 2008-2009 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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FYSP 194 - The Sixth Extinction: Problems and Prospects in Biodiversity Conservation


This course may also count for the major in (consult the program or department major requirements) :
BIOL
Semester Offered: First Semester
Credits (Range): 4 hours
Attribute: 4NS, WRi

We will explore the challenges and opportunities surrounding the conservation of biodiversity, using readings from a wide variety of sources as well as several required Sunday field trips to sites of local conservation interest. Among the topics we will discuss are the value of biodiversity, current threats to biodiversity, the impacts of legislation and conservation management decisions on biodiversity, the feasibility of saving species and restoring degraded habitat, and ways to encourage participation in biodiversity conservation. Enrollment limit: 14.
Instructor: M. Moore



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