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2018-2019 Graduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SFR 525 - Tropical Forest Ecology and Conservation

Introduction to tropical forest environments; geographic distribution of forests and deforestation trends; sustainable forest management and timber trade; sustainable agricultural systems; deforestation driving forces influencing global climate change, biodiversity, cultural diversity. Discussion focus on local, regional, and global policy, economic and socio-political issues influencing conservation goals and tropical forest management.

Prerequisites & Notes
Senior or graduate status or permission.

Credits: 1-2