Biodiversity: Importance, Values, Problem, and Solutions

Presented by: Ms. Palesa Mothapo
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Tom W

Extremely helpful

The presenter was able to give clarity to things about Biodiversity and the challenges clinged to it. What I like best is that it offers solutions, useful in making design decisions.

Ellen M

It's OK

Informative webinar with a good presenter and clear presentation.

Laura W

Excellent webinar

A course that does what it says: outlines the importance and values, presents problems, and offers solution. Can't go wrong in this webinar if you are on the lookout for one to learn something new from aside from merely completing your CEU. Highly...

Tom W

The presenter was able to give clarity to things about Biodiversity and the challenges clinged to it. What I like best is that it offers solutions, useful in making design decisions.

Ellen M

Informative webinar with a good presenter and clear presentation.

Laura W

A course that does what it says: outlines the importance and values, presents problems, and offers solution. Can't go wrong in this webinar if you are on the lookout for one to learn something new from aside from merely completing your CEU. Highly...

Ms. Palesa Mothapo
Ms. Palesa Mothapo

About the Instructor

Natasha has a BSc in Biodiversity and Ecology from Stellenbosch University. She continued her education with a MSc and PhD in Zoology from Stellenbosch University. She has been a lecturer at the Dept. of Botany and Zoology for Stellenbosch University and an assistant researcher for the South African National Biodiversity Institute.

The objective of this course to give an overview of biodiversity in today’s context, highlight its importance and why we need to conserve it. The course will give insight into various definitions of biodiversity, definitions of species, as well as the scaling of definitions from communities to ecosystems. The course will highlight issues that challenge biodiversity as well as the conservation approaches and strategies that are being implemented to reduce biodiversity loss.


Learning Objectives:

1. Define biodiversity and understand the scope of biodiversity on earth from genetic diversity to ecosystem diversity
2. Learn about the benefits of biodiversity, from food and energy security to wealth and health
3. Understand the causes of biodiversity loss, from pollution to global climate change
4. Understand treaties, policies and laws implemented to reduce biodiversity loss and increase conservation of species.


General Course Information

Credits1 CEU/CE/PH/CH
HSWYes
FormatPre-recorded webinar
PresenterNatasha Palesa Mothapo


US State Approvals

States: AK, AL, AR, CT, DE, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MD, MO, MS, NE, NH, NM, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI, WV, WYYes
North CarolinaYes
New JerseyYes
FloridaYes
GA, MN, and SD
**Explanation: There is no process to get courses pre-approved in your state, but there should be no issues getting this course approved.
If not approved, we will exchange it for another course or provide a full refund.
Yes
**See explanation


Canada Provinces and Territories

British ColumbiaYes, per reciprocity with LA CES
OntarioYes, per reciprocity with LA CES


Course Contents

1 Video
1 Quiz
1 Survey
1.0 hr

Course Curriculum

Biodiversity: Importance, Values, Problem, and Solutions
64:18
Biodiversity: Importance, Values, Problem, and Solutions Quiz
Biodiversity: Importance, Values, Problem, and Solutions Survey