19/06/2018 afternoon Edit


1) a)Consequences of the loss of megafauna

b) Trophic rewilding and illustrate with examples.

c) What are the challenges of rewiliding?

2) a) main criticism of managed relocation?

b) measures to asses feasability of managed relocation?


3) Coffee Agroforesty is presented as best option for conservation of biodiversity and increase of food production. (something like that)

Do you agree? List advantages and disadvantages.

11/06/2018 afternoon Edit


1) Biological control:

a) Explain the history and different methods and give examples

b) Why is augmentative biological control not applied on a broader scale right now?

c) What needs to change to apply augmentative biological conrol on a broader scale?


a) What are the main (antropogene) greenhouse gasses?

b) What are the origins of these GHG?

c) How can we reduce these GHG?



a) What is the difference between Land Sharing and Land sparing?

b) Land sparing is generally accepted as the best approach. Explain.?

c) What are the disadvantages of Land Sparing?

22/06/2017 afternoon Edit


a) explain how global change is affecting human health and human societies through examples (sea level rise, more disease outbreaks, etc.)

b) How can we make human societies more sustainable and at the same time conserve biodiversity (answers: stabilize/reverse human population growth, bio fuels and more use biological controle/land sparing)


a) explain land sharing and land sparing + give 2 examples of each

b) Land sparing is generally accepted as the best approach. Explain.

c) Are there any disadvantages of land sparing? Which? How can we solve them?

19/06/2017 afternoon Edit


a) Discuss the consequences of the loss of megafauna.

b) Discuss the concept of trophic rewilding and illustrate with examples.


a) Which processes underlie the global decline in pollinators. Discuss their relative importance.

b) What can be done to prevent a further decline?

12/06/2017 morning Edit


a)What is an abrupt change and give 3 examples (figure on slides important)

b) What are the implications of this for the global ecosystem

c) How can you recognise it and what can you do about it on local an global scale ( planetary boundry framework?)


-Advantages and disadvatage of ex situ and in situ conservation of coffee