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Concentration in Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation

Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation Undergraduate Biology Concentration

Learn more about this concentration on the biology website.

This concentration involves collaboration and the opportunity to pursue research with scientists from the Chicago Botanic Garden.

Students in this concentration will gain a detailed understanding of the interactions between ecology and evolution, and the impact of climate change, habitat fragmentation, invasive species and other factors on biodiversity and ecosystem health. Students will learn how to apply genetic, spatial, and ecological data to address practical issues like habitat restoration, natural areas management, and biodiversity conservation. A background in Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation allows students to have a foundational understanding of the natural world and to pursue careers in a wide variety of fields, including natural resources management, health, environmental policy, academia, and more.



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