ENVR 329

Global Biodiversity Conservation

Prerequisite: BIOL 324. An examination of the social, economic, and ecological aspects of global biodiversity conservation. Students explore the roles of international institutions in biodiversity loss, the role of economic value in conservation, and the causes of conflicts between humans and wilderness in developing countries. Major international conventions, such as the Convention on Biological Diversity and CITES, are analyzed for effectiveness in promoting biodiversity conservation. Offered alternate years. V.4, V.7

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