This course has been designed for those with an interest in conservation and to introduce students to some of the basic principles, concepts and benefits. It focuses on both local (the British Isles) and globally conservation and introduces the student to the concept of sustainable development.
1. The Beginnings of Conservation
- What is conservation?
- History of conservation
- The evolution of conservation biology
- Temperate deciduous forest
- Tropical broadleaved forest
- Coniferous forest
- Plant life under threat
- British wild life under threat
- Environmental threats - old and new
- The Greenhouse Effect
- The 'toolkit' for conservation
- The three Rs (reduce, reuse and recycle) and reducing our impact on the environment
2. Conservation at Work
- Areas of specific risk and threatened species
- The oceans
- Island habitats at risk
- The poles, global warming, climate and the weather
- What we can do
- Saving the world's water supply
- Benefits of conservation
- Turning poachers into rangers
- Culture and tradition
- Sustainable development
Study Level 2The study Level relates to the how demanding the course is. 1 is beginner and 5 is HND / Foundation Degree level.
2 Module CourseThis course is delivered in 2 study modules which need to be passed to gain the qualification.
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