Content (Syllabus outline)
Origin and development of conservation biology. The role of life in the development of the planet Earth as a suitable living environment for humans. The dependence of human existence with the coexistence to other organisms. Taking in account natural laws in further social development. The emergence and development of the diversity of life (biodiversity). Anthropogenic threat to the existence and continued existence and development of biodiversity. (Climate change, fragmentation of environment, to prevent changing the dynamics of space, the introduction into non-native populations problematic, changing the natural communities, globalization's negative effects on biodiversity).
The importance of an appropriate metapopulation structures. The role of corridors in maintaining viable populations. Maintenance of adequate dynamics of changing environment and living communities. Preventing the introduction of specimens of non-native populations. The social aspects of conservation biology. Local sustainable management of natural resources. Reserve conservation of ecosystems. Maintenance of gene pool in situ and ex. in situ.
Prerequisites for inclusion in the work:
enrolment in the appropriate academic year