Conservation biology

Conservation biology is a job area concerned with monitoring the health and population of wild animals and plants.  Conservation biologists use biotechnology methods to measure animal health and test genetic relatedness.  They are often employed by fisheries, fish and game departments and government agencies.

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Environmental science and protection technicians monitor the environment and investigate sources of pollution and contamination, including those affecting health.

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Bryan Kluever, Utah State University, research biologist and contractor, shows us a kit fox den, demonstrates how he installs cameras for monitering the foxes and tells us about conservation biology.

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