FAUNA CONSERVATION AND MANAGEMENT
cod. 1001226

Academic year 2016/17
1° year of course - Second semester
Professor
NONNIS MARZANO Francesco
Academic discipline
Zoologia (BIO/05)
Field
Discipline del settore biodiversità e ambiente
Type of training activity
Characterising
42 hours
of face-to-face activities
6 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit
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Learning objectives

Skills and knowledge acquired at the end of the course: assessment of the conservation status of a population or species and application of procedures to safeguard population viability.

Prerequisites

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Course unit content

History and Aims of conservation biology. Biological diversity and its measurements. Threats to biodiversity. Conservation at population and species level. Outlines of conservation genetics. Population viability analysis. The role of protected areas. Ex situ conservation. Conservation and sustainable development.

Full programme

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Bibliography

-Frankham et al., Fondamenti di genetica della conservazione. Zanichelli ed.
-Lovari & Rolando, Guida allo studio degli animali in natura, Bollati-Boringhieri ed.
-Quaderni di Conservazione della Natura. A cura del Servizio Conservazione Natura del Ministero Ambiente e Istituto Nazionale Fauna Selvatica

Teaching methods

Lectures and seminars

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral examination

Other information

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