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REN3301 Biodiversity and Conservation

Short Description: Biodiversity and Conservation
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Sciences
Student contribution band : Band 2
ASCED code : 050999 - Environmental Studies not else
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 22 June 2021

Other requisites

Recommended Pre-requisite: REN1201.

Synopsis

The course incorporates an interdisciplinary approach to the study of biodiversity and conservation, with a foundation in ecological theory and principles as a basis for the conservation and management of natural, production and disturbed systems. The concept of biodiversity, key threatening processes and theories regarding extinction and biodiversity loss are examined . The impact of humans on the Earth's biodiversity and current practices and problems in conservation are also examined, in both global and regional settings.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2021 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2021 Online
Date printed 22 June 2021