NATURE AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVANCY

Course ID: BBL-SE>OCHRPR
Course title: NATURE AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVANCY
Semester: 6 / Spring
ECTS: 3
Lectures/Classes: 10 / 30 hours
Field of study: Biology
Study cycle: 1st cycle
Type of course: compulsory
Prerequisites: Zoology, Botany, Ecology
Contact person: dr hab. Grzegorz ZaleŇõny, prof. nadzw. grzegorz.zalesny@upwr.edu.pl
Short description: Methods in nature conservancy. Nature conservancy in Poland - threats to fauna and flora. Categories of endangered species according to claassification of IUCN. International classification and functions of protected areas (IUCN). Surface, species, and individual conservancy. Active nature conservancy. Principles of preparing nature conservancy plans. Strategy of nature conservancy in European Union. Networks ECONET and CORINE. Nature 2000. Sustainable development. Matter circulation and energy flow.
Full description: Methods in nature conservancy. Nature conservancy in Poland - threats to fauna and flora. Categories of endangered species according to claassification of IUCN. International classification and functions of protected areas (IUCN). Surface, species, and individual conservancy. Active nature conservancy. Principles of preparing nature conservancy plans. Strategy of nature conservancy in European Union. Networks ECONET and CORINE. Nature 2000. Sustainable development. Matter circulation and energy flow.
Bibliography: Pullin Andrew. 2002. Conservation Biology. cambridge University Press http://www.iucnredlist.org/
Learning outcomes: Knowledge: Knows the organisational and legislative backgrounds of nature conservancy in Poland and EU Knows basic definitions in the field of ecology and levels of organisation of ecological systems Identifies biological and landscaping diversity in relation to nature conservancy (including the methodology in making use of natural resources Skills: Can draw up and apply strategies of nature conservancy in Poland relying on EU solutions Correctly interprets legal articles concerning species and area conservation in Poland Explains interactions between separate elements of ecosystem and their connections with climatic conditions and geographical areas; identifies threats of natural environment Social competences: Is sensitive to nature as a set of cognitive, aesthetic, educational and economic values; is conscious of the meaning of biological diversity and propagate its conservancy by taking care of quality and future of natural environment , Readily cooperate with goverment organizations in the term of biodiversity conservancy and decreasing of effects of urbanization Supports proecological ideas and actions; demonstrates ethical attitudes towards to animals
Assessment methods and assessment criteria: test 30 questions

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