Endangered Species Recovery

The course will provide an introduction to the issues and practical skills involved in saving threatened species from extinction. Participants will develop a critical understanding of biodiversity conservation and the issues it raises, as well as practical skills.

The course will give an introduction to issues such as the value of and threats to biodiversity, planning species and ecosystem recovery programmes, small population biology, captive species management, and community conservation. Participants will also be introduced to a wide range of practical research skills. The course will include current case studies of conservation work by Durrell on some of the most critically endangered primates, birds, reptiles and amphibians; and is suitable for anyone who has an active interest in conservation.

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Durrell Conservation Academy




Biodiversity, Nature & Wildlife



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