BIOL 316

Seminar in Conservation Biology

Prerequisite or Co-requisite: BIOL 324. This advanced seminar will use case studies to explore the main threats to biological diversity: habitat loss and fragmentation, habitat degradation, introduced species, and overharvesting. Although the emphasis is on biological science issues, these will be examined as well in their social, economic, and political contexts. Readings and discussions will concentrate on the primary literature. Offered alternate years. III.O

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