Conservation in the Peruvian Amazon

Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Conservation in the Peruvian Amazon

  • Host University

    Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú

  • Location

    Lima, Peru

  • Area of Study

    Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science

  • Language Level

    High Advanced

    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Theoretical and practical course. It will provide students with an overview of the biodiversity of the Peruvian Amazon, the conservation challenges facing the region, and the strategies being employed to sustainably manage Amazonian natural resources.

    This course will be taught in the classroom and in the field, integrating both traditional learning techniques and hands-on activities that will emphasize key points. The goal is to finish the course with a broad understanding of the challenges and opportunities provided by the rapid change currently affecting the Amazon region, so that they can later apply this knowledge as leaders and decision makers in environmental fields.

Course Disclaimer

Please note that there are no beginning level courses offered in this program.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.


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