Biodiversity: Importance, Values, Problem, and Solutions

2019 | taught by Ms. Palesa Mothapo
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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
FormatPre-recorded webinar
PresenterNatasha Palesa Mothapo

US State Approvals

LA CES Approved
States: AK, AL, AR, CT, DE, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MD, MO, MS, NE, NH, NM, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI, WV, WYYes
North CarolinaYes
New JerseyYes
New York
***Each licensee is responsible for determining if this course meets the state requirements
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.
**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
Biodiversity: Importance, Values, Problem, and Solutions Quiz
Biodiversity: Importance, Values, Problem, and Solutions Survey