Conservation and Environmental Management Online Course
From: $50.00 Inc GST / week for 16 weeks
Start in Environmental Conservation
This course develops a basis for managing conservation in different environments. The course reviews basic ecology and environmental problems such as pollution and land degradation. It also gives an insight into the conservation of animals and their habitats including marine ecosystems, threatened species, bush lands and what current and future issues the conservation and environmental managers may face.
- 100 hr course
- Self Paced Study
- Tutor Support
This course is best combined with wildlife conservation, environmental assessment, landscape restoration, marine studies I and II. Browse the courses for a suitable combination to lead your studies toward a rewarding career specialization.
- Describe the nature and scope of ecology.
- Describe environmental problems and their causes.
- Develop a brief introduction to pollution and its effect on the environment and conservation.
- Discuss relationships between water and soil and their effects on conservation and the environment, and how they can be used and managed.
- Investigate the techniques of vegetation management used in a range of situations.
- Identify the methods used to monitor and manage natural animal populations and land areas for sustainable species continuance.
- Identify the methods used to monitor and manage natural marine populations for sustainable species continuance.
- Describe the role of Ecologically Sustainable Development policies in future environment management.
Your TutorTheja Abayarathna Bachelor of Science (Zoology) (Hons), M.Phil. PhD (UTS)
Theja is currently doing her PhD in Environmental Science at the University of Technology Sydney. Her research is centered around the effects of climate change on the hatchling velvet gecko population in Australia. This involves collecting wild gravid geckos and incubating their eggs under laboratory conditions. Through exposure to a variety of incubation temperature treatments, she has operationalized her investigation which aims to determine the effect of higher temperatures on hatchling geckos. Theja is currently in stage 3 of the research, which comprises writing a thesis and developing manuscripts for publishing. Prior to her present endeavors within the scientific field, she has also successfully completed a B.Sc. degree, majoring in Zoology (specialised field: Wildlife Management) with first-class honors and an M.Phil. Degree in Life Sciences. Tutor Theja’s passion has always been teaching and thus have worked for seven years as a lecturer at various universities. She loves helping students with their own studies.