ABCS 413: Conservation Biology


Indigenous conservation strategies and introduction to management systems of forests, rangelands and wildlife; conservation of water catchment and soil; in situ and ex situ conservation practices. Application of ecological principles to the management of biological resources. Community-based natural resource management. Application of ecotourism as a conservation tool. Climate change and conservation; climate change and global environmental problems and their effects on biodiversity. International conservation measures: World Conservation Strategy. Biodiversity Convention and other international conservation treaties. Ghana’s Biodiversity policy and strategy.