ENVS205W: Conservation Biology

Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours 2 Credits 4
Conservation Biology takes an in-depth look at the causes and consequences of the loss of biodiversity. Students examine the importance of biodiversity and the loss of it from a genetic to an ecosystem perspective. In addition to studying the challenges for species management, students explore endangered ecosystems, the eventual cause of extinctions, and the roles of economic and social factors in environmental conservation.