ES 320

Conservation Biology

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

Also: BIOL 370

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.

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Prerequisites:

Undergraduate course in Environmental Studies offered by the School of Environmental Studies in the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Schedules:
Summer Fall Spring

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