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Biological Conservation of the Mediterranean Region

Biologie de la conservation dans les régions méditerranéennes

Responsible Faculty: School of Biology (FBM-BIO)

Teacher(s): Alexandre Roulin

Validity: 2016 -> 2016

No timetable defined.

Fieldwork

Annual
40 hours per year

Teaching language(s): English, French
Public: No
Credits: 2.00

Objective

Faunistic knowledge on birds, insects, crustaceans, mammals and reptiles with an emphasis on conservation issues. We will visit several places (Extermadura, Andalucia around the Doñana national parc, Tarifa and Brazo del Este) where the fauna is fundamentally different and habitats have suffered from human activities to different degrees.

Content

Excursions and group field work. Discussion of scientific articles about conservation issues of Spanish endangered species. Additionnally, each student shall be responsible for the study of one endangered species. Discussion of projects that could be carried out in Spain to answer questions on evolutionary biology, behavioural ecology and conservation.

Bibliography

Polycopié distributé aux participants

Programme requirements

Financial participation required by the student.

Canton de Vaud
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