BIOL 586 Conservation of Biodiversity
Current concepts relating to the conservation of terrestrial, marine and freshwater communities covering such topics as population genetics, patterns of diversity and rarity, habitat fragmentation, causes of extinction and the practice of conservation. The course will have a seminar format with discussions centering on recent literature in conservation biology. Students will be required to write a term paper and make an oral presentation.
Prerequisites: BIOL 282 or permission of instructor.
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