BENY3031 Nature under Threat 2: Red-List Assessments in Finland and Globally

21.08.2023 16.06.2024
JYU Moodle
Free of charge
Open University

Assessing endangerment of species and ecosystems is a key tool in measuring biodiversity loss, informing conservation, and following the impacts of conservation actions. This course clarifies how the risks of extinction and ecological collapse (for species and ecosystems, respectively) are evaluated as parts of red-list assessments that are conducted according to the IUCN methodology.

Credits: 1 ects

Registration requires a valid passport or an EU identity card, or a Finnish bank ID (verkkopankkitunnukset). Please read our registration guide before starting.

Course information:

  • Workload: ca. 27 hours
  • EQF level: 6
  • Assesment scale: pass/fail
  • Prerequisites: BENY3030 Nature under Threat 1: Species and Ecosystems

During the course you will study independently at Moodle learning platform. Participants are required to have basic ICT skills in order to work online. All the course materials are available throughout the course. Students can contact a teacher for guidance and support if needed.


21.08.2023  -  31.05.2024