Biodiversity & Conservation

Time required: 30-40 minutes

Learning objectives

By the end of this module, you will be able to:

  • Understand the value and importance of biodiversity and its conservation, including its impacts on human well-being
  • Define key terms, including biodiversity, conservation, ecosystems, ecosystem services and ecological resilience
  • Connect biodiversity and conservation to the UN SDGs
  • Identify a variety of threats to biodiversity
  • Identify ways to help conserve biodiversity in New Brunswick

Module summary

  1. Introduction to biodiversity, ecosystems, and conservation
  2. Why is biodiversity important?
  3. Definitions
  4. Why are ecosystems important?
  5. Connecting biodiversity to the UN SDGs
  6. Check your understanding quiz
  7. Threats to biodiversity
  8. The role of conservation
  9. Reflection
  10. Conservation actions to take in New Brunswick
  11. Conclusion

Call to action

At the end of the module, you will be provided with a list of suggestions on how to help conserve biodiversity. Take some time to explore options to participate in active conservation efforts. 

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