Introduction to marine conservation in a small island context with an exploration of how traditional and modern methods play out in practice. Most of the course will be taught in Hawaii, where students will meet traditional chiefs, fishers, state governors, NGO practitioners,scientists and politicians to hear their perspectives on marine conservation. The course will focus on the theory and practice of marine conservation, as exemplified by case studies in traditional management, marine protected areas, conservation of protected species and ecotourism. Permission required. 3 units.
**Marine Conservation Biology in Hawaii requires 7 students - if 7 students do not enroll, the course will be offered in Beaufort**