Ecology & Conservation


  • Classes focus on the stewardship of the Earth's natural resources.
  • Faculty research species conservation and ecosystem protection.
  • Students travel to Madagascar, India, Trinidad, as well as throughout the US to study conservation needs and efforts.

People in the Spotlight

Ecology & Conservation Blogs

Post-Graduation Careers

Alumni with a focus in Ecology & Conservation work with governments and private, non-profit organizations.

Giving Highlight

Ecology and Conservation

The Nicholas School offers PhD training in Earth & Ocean Sciences, Environmental Sciences & Policy, Marine Science & Conservation, Ecology and Toxicology. Learn how you can help prepare these future scientists and scholars through support for fellowships.

Research Spotlight

Looking for tags to determine who this seal is and where he/she came from. (Note: This close of an approach permitted for NOAA researchers only)

Portal to Papahanaumokuakea

NIcholas School students explore Hawaii. Read the blogs >


Dec 01
Field Auditorium, Duke Environment Hall