Units: 1.5, Hours: 3-0
Diversity of organisms, functioning of ecosystems, and the consequential impact of human activities. Topics include the nature of biological diversity; extinction and its causes; 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 320, 318, 348, ER 313, BIOL 370.
Also: BIOL 370
Prerequisites: Completion of Biology core including STAT corequisites, or for students other than Biology majors BIOL 190A (or 210), 215, 230 and STAT 255 or 260.
Undergraduate course in Environmental Studies offered by the School of Environmental Studies in the Faculty of Social Sciences.