FOR 230 Fall 2015

Conservation Biology - Dr. John Cox

Syllabus

Lectures 1-2: Conservation Movement History and Ethical Foundations

 

Lectures 3-4: Conservation Ethics and Aldo Leopold

 

Lecture 5: Biodiversity Valuation

 

Lectures 6-7: Biodiversity Patterns and Processes

 

Lecture 8: Biodiversity Threats

 

Lecture 9: Habitat Loss, Degradation, and Fragmentation

 

Lecture 10: Overexploitation

 

Lecture 11: Invasive Species

 

Lecture 12: Disease

 

Lecture 13: Climate Change

 

Lectures 14-16: Genetics and Small Pops

 

Lectures 18-19: Protected Areas

 

 

 

Nature experience reduces rumination and subgenual prefrontal cortex activation

 

The Relationship Between Trees and Human Health

 

Keystone Interactions: Salmon and Bear in Riparian Forests of Alaska

 

Cascading Effects of the Loss of Apex Predatory Sharks from a Coastal Ocean

 

Killer Whale Predation on Sea Otters Linking Oceanic and Nearshore Ecosystems

 

Yellowstone after Wolves

 

Shrink to Fit Conservation Magazine Article