Plant and Animal Resources of Africa

Biodiversity; Why we need Wildlife; endangered and extinct species; human causes of species extinction; Wildlife conservation and management; measures to protect declining biodiversity; vanishing tropical forests, Wildlife re-introductions, Botanical Gardens and Captive breeding programs . role in conservation of endangered species. Wildlife rehabilitation. Wildlife ranching / Game farms as a way of preserving biodiversity in Africa. Major vegetation types and Wildlife Habitats in Southern Africa; Local, regional and global threats to biological diversity in Southern Africa.