834321 Biocultural diversity in rural landscapes

Lecture and seminar
Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Kriechbaum, Monika , Splechtna, Bernhard
Offered in
Sommersemester 2024
Languages of instruction


- 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.
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