RENR 364 - Principles of Managing Natural Diversity
An introduction to the principles and practice of conservation biology. The diversity of life on the planet earth is the focus, its values, its threats and potential solutions to its demise. Three aspects will be emphasized: basic factual content and principles, individualized research and reporting, and class interaction and discussion skills.
Prerequisites: Registration in B.Sc. in Environmental and Conservation Sciences program, and U of Alberta BIOL 108, Yukon College BIOL 101/102, or an equivalent first-year biology course.