Iding Haidir, student on the Department's Postgraduate Diploma in International Wildlife Conservatio
Iding Haidir who monitors tiger and wildcat populations in Sumatra, is studying on the Department's eight-month Diploma International Wildlife Conservation Practice. He speaks of the new knowledge and understanding he'll take home with him.
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‘Conservation and Poverty Reduction: Conflict or Sustainable Governance of Fisheries in Developing
Dangerous Ideas in Development, IDS Researcher Allister McGregor ‘Conservation and Poverty Reduction: Conflict or Sustainable Governance of Fisheries in Developing Countries’
8 December 2009

Global Fisheries are in crisis. Some scientists predict that if the current levels of fishing effort continue then we will witness the loss of a number valuable species over the next fifty years. At the same time many poor people in developing countries depend on fisheries for their l

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Conservation, Where Art and Science Meet
Museum conservators wage daily battle against 10 agents of decay. Exhibit Curator Emily Williams outlines the plan of attack in "Conservation, Where Art and Science Meet."Author(s): No creator set

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Auditory demonstrations in Acoustics & Hearing conservation
A series of auditory demonstrations that illustrate fundamental concepts in acoustics (e.g., frequency, sound level, tonal and broadband noise sources, A-weighting, octave band filtering, audiometric test frequencies, and simulated hearing loss demonstrations). Narration tracks alternate with signal tracks to allow the collection to be used in its entirety as a stand-alone lesson as well as a source of independent sound files. This is downloadable - used to be a CD.
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Conservation and biodiversity
Dr. Richard Field research interests lie in conservation, biodiversity and the forces that structure ecological communities. In this podcast, Dr Field from the School of Geography compares and contrasts his experiences as a researcher in national parks in Honduras and Indonesia, and the different types of ecological communities he has studied, and goes on to introduce the emerging field of conservation bio-geography.
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Conservation and Bio-Diversity
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Dr. Richard Field research interests lie in conservation, biodiversity and the forces that structure ecological communities.

In this podcast, Dr Field from the School of Geography compares and contrasts his experiences as a researcher in national parks in Honduras and Indonesia, and the different types of ecological communities he has studied, and goes on to introduce t
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Tropical Ecology and Conservation
This seminar plus field work in Costa Rica is designed to give students with an in-depth understanding of tropical ecology and conservation biology. More specifically it provides students the opportunity to (1) read the original literature, (2) give oral presentations, (3) design and write a research proposal, and (4) gain hands-on research experience in Costa Rica. Here are what the students say are the highlights of the course: 1. Learning how to write a proposal and executing that project. 2.
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Energy Conservation
Students are introduced to the idea that energy use impacts the environment and our wallets. They discuss different types of renewable and nonrenewable energy sources, as well as the impacts of energy consumption. Through a series of activities, students understand how they use energy and how it is transformed from one type to another. They learn innovative ways engineers conserve energy and how energy can be conserved in their homes.
Author(s): Integrated Teaching and Learning Program,

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Biodiversity Consortium Kruger World 1 Raw Data
Raw census data from the Biodiversity Consortium Courseware Unit 'Kruger World', with additional information on the sampling methods used to census the ungulates of Kruger National Park. Also covers some background information on indices and models. Should be used in conjunction with 'Measuring Ecological Diversity'.
Author(s): Biodiversity Consortium / Martyn Gorman

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Biodiversity Consortium_KrugerWorld_ORP_1_raw_data
Raw data for a mammalian census of Kruger National Park, separated into habitat. Data can be uploaded to excel for statistical analysis. Also contains background information on biodiversity indices and models. Web pages which should run on any pc / mac / VLE with javascript enabled
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Language Literacy and Numeracy: Water Conservation: Learners Guide
Learners Guide. This unit has been designed for adult learners to help them understand the importance of water and water conservation. It is an English as a Second Language numeracy program that teaches important mathematical skills that can be used in everyday situations.
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Language Literacy and Numeracy: Water Conservation: Trainers Guide
Trainers Guide. This unit has been designed for adult learners to help them understand the importance of water and water conservation. It is an English as a Second Language numeracy program that teaches important mathematical skills that can be used in everyday situations.
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Language Literacy and Numeracy: Water Conservation
This unit has been designed for adult learners to help them understand the importance of water and water conservation. It is an English as a Second Language numeracy program that teaches important mathematical skills that can be used in everyday situations.
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Multi-Institutional Distance Learning Course in Ex Situ Conservation of Plant Genetic Resources

pdfThis publication, funded by the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA, its French acronym), covers basic concepts of plant genetic resources, germplasm acquisition, introduction, conservation, characterization, documentation, and germplasm bank management
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A training guide for In Situ conservation on-farm: Version 1

pdfin situ conservation on-farm is a diverse and complex topic, and as a result any training guide can not cover every detail of the disciplines involved. Instead, this guide is geared to give national programmes basic technical skills and tools to build institutional capacity and
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SADC - Supporting Distance Learners Course
<p>Conducting a workshop on Saide's Supporting Distance Learners in the 21st Century for a selected group of participants on behalf of SADC Centre for Distance Education.</p>
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Motivating Conservation through Payment for Environmental Services: Not So Simple
This presentation by Dr. John Kerr from Michigan State University's Department of Community, Agriculture, Recreation and Resource Studies is part of MSU's Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies
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Biodiversity loss and the global water crisis - A fact book on the links between biodiversity and wa
Globally we are facing a water crisis. This booklet aims to highlight the links between this water crisis and biodiversity loss. Both are the result of the same root causes and both problems reinforce each other. The booklet draws on the knowledge and understanding developed by Wetlands International and its partners over many years and is supplemented with key information from other, peer reviewed studies.
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Biodiversity Boutique: Soft Bodied Mollusks
GRCC Biology Instructor Matt Douglas presents information on soft bodied mollusks for 4th through 6th graders from Stepping Stones School in Grand Rapids.
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