Conservation Biology: A Latin American Perspective (BIO 144, BIO 234)
Dirzo, R. (PI)
Arnoldi, N. (TA)
Principles and application of the science of preserving biological diversity. Conceptually, this course is designed to explore the major components relevant to the conservation of biodiversity, as exemplified by the Latin American region. The conceptual frameworks and principles, however, should be generally applicable, and provide insights for all regions of the world. All students will be expected to conduct a literature research exercise leading to a written report, addressing a topic of their choosing, derived from any of the themes discussed in class. Prerequisite: BIO 101 or BIO 43 or HUMBIO 2A or BIO 81 and 84 or consent of instructor.
Letter or Credit/No Credit
Resources, Environment, and Energy Policy