Marine Conservation Biology - a Practicum


Immersion in marine conservation biology basics for 21st Century society and 'anthropocene' epoch including two week-long current issue modules. Phenomena affecting maintenance and loss of biodiversity (climate change, habitat destruction); strategies for combating threats to biodiversity; exploration of this field's interdisciplinary nature; introduction to key concepts of ecology relevant to conservation issues at the level of populations and ecosystems; unique capstone-position papers and stakeholder negotiation. Taught in Beaufort at Duke Marine Lab. Recommended prerequisite: AP Biology, Biology 202L or 203L, introductory ecology, or instructor consent. Concurrent enrollment required in Environment 346A/Public Policy 246A. Instructor: Nowacek


Duke Marine Lab


Co-Requisite: ENVIRON 384A

Curriculum Codes
  • STS
  • NS
Cross-Listed As
  • ENVIRON 384A