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ECOL 103

Ecology I: New Zealand Ecology and Conservation

Course overview

You’ll delve into the sciences of ecology and conservation biology, looking primarily at Aotearoa-New Zealand ecosystems and their plants, animals and fungi.

Course information

Available semesters Semester 2 2021
Credits 15
Domestic fees $903.00

What you will learn

After successfully completing this course, you’ll be able to:

  1. Understand basic concepts that underpin ecology and conservation biology.
  2. Discuss the importance of ecological principles for understanding the functioning of New Zealand biota and ecosystems.
  3. Identify common indigenous New Zealand plants and animals.
  4. Evaluate human impacts on New Zealand ecosystems and biota and the benefits of restoration.

Course examiners

Tim Curran

Dr Timothy Curran

Senior Lecturer

Department of Pest Management and Conservation

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