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    University of Virginia
   
 
  Dec 18, 2017
 
 
    
Undergraduate Record 2017-2018

BIOL 3450 - Biodiversity and Conservation


Introduction to the fundamental principles of conservation biology (e.g., global species numbers, value of biodiversity, causes of extinction, genetic diversity, island biogeography, priority setting) and current topics of debate (including zoo versus field conservation, effects of global change on species extinction). Conservation case studies will allow students to judge the relevance of biological theory to practical problems in conservation. Prerequisite: BIOL 2010, 2020 or EVSC 3200.



Credits: 3