BIOL426

Conservation Biology

15 points

Occurrences

Description

This course covers aspects of biology that are useful in applied conservation situations. In other words, how can ecologists help to preserve biodiversity? Topics covered include: what is rarity; extinction rates past and present; limiting factors in endangered species management; adaptive management of NZ species; reserve design in theory and practice; conservation and climate change. This course complements BIOL429 which looks at conservation genetics.

Pre-requisites

Subject to approval of the Head of School.

Restrictions

BIOL474