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Understanding Conservation Science - EDPT5002

Year - 2020

In this unit, students will use and critique current research to understand broad concepts of conservation science, the complexities of ecosystem structure and function, and issues in conservation. This unit includes examples of current conservation scenarios and programs that are being developed and implemented, and provides an opportunity to explore conservation science and education as practiced at Taronga Conservation Society Australia. It also explores approaches to addressing conservation and evaluating conservation programs. Students will critically assess different techniques used in conservation science through examination of the literature - both peer reviewed and unpublished reports.

A total of 24 hours consisting of 2hr seminars and weekend workshops, all taking place at Taronga Zoo.


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Education
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Fifth Year
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
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