by Deakin University
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Environmental Science (Wildlife and Conservation Biology) allows you contribute in a professional capacity to the study and management of wildlife populations both in Australia and overseas. Wildlife and Conservation Biology has a strong focus on hands-on fieldwork. Environmental Science (Environmental Management and Sustainability) provides you with the skills and knowledge to manage the interaction between people and the environment, and to satisfy society's needs for clean water, fresh air and healthy soils through the sustainable use of natural resources, environments and ecosystem services.
||CleanRapidly declining fish populations||Associate Professor Peter Biro, Professor in Behavioural Ecology talks about his research into rapidly declining fish populations, and what we can do to combat this problem.||25 9 2012||Free||View in iTunes|
|2||CleanVideoHow to use an elliott trap||Elliott traps are used primarily to catch a variety of small and medium-sized mammals. Deakin Environmental Science student, talks us through the process of using an elliott trap for the purpose of catching mammals.||26 8 2012||Free||View in iTunes|
|3||CleanVideoTree condition and bird tracking||Dr Michael Weston, Senior Lecturer from School of Life and Environmental Sciences explains that tree condition can affect bird use of trees.||26 8 2012||Free||View in iTunes|
|4||CleanVideoDiscover your Wildside!||Deakin University's Bachelor of Environment Science (Wildlife and Conservation biology focuses on 'real-world' problem solving and applied solutions to wildlife and conservation issues.||26 8 2012||Free||View in iTunes|
|5||CleanVideoConducting a vegetation assessment||Deakin staff explain the process of conducting a vegetation assessment out in the field. This fieldwork is crucial to understanding the relationship between animals and plants.||26 8 2012||Free||View in iTunes|
|6||CleanVideoSpotlighting for koalas & possums||Deakin Environmental Science students explain the recording procedures involved when spotlighting for koalas and possums at night out in the field.||9 7 2012||Free||View in iTunes|
|7||CleanVideoHandling small mammals||Dr Michael Weston, lecturer in the School of Life and Environmental Science, explains the process of extracting a small mammal from an elliott trap and then the correct way of handling a small mammal out in the field.||9 7 2012||Free||View in iTunes|
|8||CleanVideoHow to set a pitfall trap||Deakin Evironmental Science lecturer Dr NIcholas Porch explains the process of set up pitfall traps out in the field.||9 7 2012||Free||View in iTunes|