Instructor: Xavier Basurto | Curriculum Code: CCI, SS, STS | Credit: 1.0 course (3 credit/semester hours) | Course Travel?: Yes
Spring class with trip to the Gulf of California.
Experiential education course on community-based conservation. Students learn first-hand about the challenges (accomplishments, failures, and promises) involved in its design and practice in developing countries of high biological diversity. Learn about the unique natural and political history, and social characteristics of the places where conservation takes place. Students link local context to broader perspectives through key readings and class discussions. (Given at Beaufort). Travel to biodiversity hotspots in the Gulf of California Required. Consent of instructor required.