834321 Biocultural diversity in rural landscapes


Type
Lecture and seminar
Semester hours
2
Lecturer (assistant)
Kriechbaum, Monika , Splechtna, Bernhard
Organisation
Offered in
Sommersemester 2020
Languages of instruction
Englisch

Content

- From Biodiversity to Biocultural diversity.



- Past and present situation, preservation strategies.



- Examples from Central Europe, the Alps, the Himalayas, Tibet and Japan.

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

- Discussion of contemporary concepts of nature conservation and possibilities of their sustainable implementation.



- Understanding the interrelationships of biodiversity with human land use, socio-economic and cultural factors.



- Arguments for the importance of biological and cultural diversity for our survival and life quality.
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.