Units: 1.5, Hours: 3-0
Diversity of organisms, functioning of ecosystems, and the impact of human activities on these. Topics include the nature of biological diversity; extinction and its cause; habitat alteration and fragmentation; effects of exotic species; economic and ethical considerations; practical applications and analytical tools; and legal frameworks for conserving species and habitats.
Note: Credit will be granted for only one of 370, ER 313, ES 318, 320, 348.
Also: ES 320
Prerequisites: 190A or 210; 215, 230, and STAT 255 or 260.
Undergraduate course in Biology offered by the Department of Biology in the Faculty of Science.