ANT432H5F Advanced Seminar in Biological Anthropology and Archaeology LEC9101 (SCI)

This course is offered in the Fall 2021 "F" term.

Topic title: Primates in Peril: Applied Conservation Biology

Instructor: Laura Bolt

Section: LEC9101

  • Fall (F) Term
  • TH 09:00-11:00
  • Online Synchronous    

primate parent and baby hold each other in forest that has trees on fire in distanceCourse Description: The scientific discipline of conservation biology informs and guides conservation action with the aim of preserving biodiversity. With 50% of primate species currently threatened with extinction, conservation initiatives are especially needed for primates. This course will examine the threats to primates in the wild and explore effective conservation strategies. This course is a seminar. It is a mix of traditional lecture, student presentations, and class discussion. Students are expected to attend class each day prepared to discuss the information presented in the assigned readings. 

Pre-requisite: ANT203H5