NOTE: The lab course, Biological Conservation and Biodiversity, will not be offered in the spring 2021 semester. It will be offered in fall 2021 and future semesters.
Understanding the basic principles of conservation is important in helping us approach the ecological challenges of the 21st century. This course explores the balance between studying and conserving natural resources, and using them to their fullest. Moreover, this course is built around examples from research projects in Northern Europe and the Arctic. Other topics include the biology, culture, economics, and politics behind conservation policy on a global scale, as well as interactions with NGOs, the EU, and the Red List.
Related Discipline(s)This course would also be of interest to the following discipline(s):