Feb 02, 2023  
UofM 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
UofM 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ANTH 4800 - Conservation, Culture, and Environmental Change

Credit Hours: (3)
Description: This course focuses on the intersection of culture and conservation policy, with virtual field-based experience among conservation organizations in Latin America. Students enrolled in the course will participate in weekly online lectures and discussions of the anthropological literature on conservation policy, livelihoods, and culture change. The course sessions will include virtual field excursions and research experience with five National Geographic supported conservation-focused NGOs in Latin America. National Geographic Exolorers will lead the instruction for field-based modules in their home country, providing students with remote learning opportunities to engage ongoing conservation work.



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