1. Biodiversity Science. Concept, definition and types of biodiversity, Biodiversity at global,
country and local levels. Evolution of biodiversity, Factors promoting high diversity,
Endemism and Hotspots, Measures of Bio-diversity, computation of biodiversity by
computer software, Uses and Importance of Biodiversity.
Unit IV: Biodiversity Conservation.
Listing of threatened biodiversity, causes of biodiversity loss, In-situ and Ex- situ
conservation methods, conservation through gene banking preservation, Role of
NGOs, Colleges and Universities in biodiversity conservation.
- Teacher: Anna Gophane