Description: This course examines the conservation of wildlife and ecosystems at various scales. It reviews the basic principles of ecology, assessment of risk, geographic scale, value and environmental management. It emphasizes applied and theoretical approaches to conservation planning. Emphasis will be placed on comparative analyses of different geopolitical regions and socioeconomic backgrounds. Focus will be on biodiversity and ecosystems defined and managed as a spatial entity. Global conservation planning challenges might be included.
Programs: Sustainable Environmental Management