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One Health: A Ten Thousand Year-Old View into the Future (edX)

This course introduces the One Health paradigm with special emphasis on its application in the Circumpolar North. This holistic approach connects knowledge from natural and social sciences with traditional ways of knowing.
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Animals and Institutions (Coursera)

This course explores animals within the context of the functional relationships that sociologists call “institutions.” We first examine the use of animals in laboratory science. We then examine the controversial transformation of animals into “livestock” and "meat." We also explore the perspectives of people committed to rejecting the construction [...]
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Sustainable Food Production Through Livestock Health Management (Coursera)

Learn about the impact of infectious disease on sustainable animal-based food production by understanding the science of growth, immunity, and infection and by learning the problem-solving skills needed to advance animal health and food production through optimal management practices. In this course we will explore the effect of infectious [...]
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Chimpanzee Behavior and Conservation (Coursera)

Chimpanzees are one of our closest living relatives, yet almost nothing was known about their behavior in the wild until Jane Goodall started her groundbreaking study of the chimpanzees of Gombe, Tanzania in 1960. This study continues today, following the same chimpanzee families that Jane Goodall first encountered over [...]
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One Health: Connecting Humans, Animals and the Environment (FutureLearn)

Oct 4th 2021
One Health: Connecting Humans, Animals and the Environment (FutureLearn)
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BBecome familiar with One Health, a promising concept, and the effective solutions it provides for urgent health problems. Expand how you address health issues, learning from top One Health experts. In today’s globalised world, old diseases persist and new illnesses spread faster than ever thanks to interconnected ecosystems and [...]
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The Horse Course: Introduction to Basic Care and Management (Coursera)

There are over 100 million horses, donkeys and mules in the world today and owners of these animals can be found on almost every continent and in almost every society. The Horse Course will cover many unique aspects of equine ownership and touch upon the science behind many of [...]
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The Truth About Cats and Dogs (Coursera)

What is your cat revealing to you when she purrs? What is your dog expressing when he yawns or wags his tail? Understanding your cat and dog’s behaviour and the way they communicate with you, will enable you to better understand their needs and strengthen your relationship with them. [...]
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Animal Behaviour and Welfare (Coursera)

Animal welfare has been described as a complex, multi-faceted public policy issue which includes important scientific, ethical, and other dimensions. Improving our understanding of animal welfare, involves the fascinating study of animal behavior as well as the challenge of accessing the emotions of animals. [...]
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Dairy Production and Management (Coursera)

With the world's first MOOOOO-C, you will gain a broad and comprehensive understanding of all aspects of dairy management such as genetics, nutrition, reproduction, animal health, farm economics, and sustainability of dairy production systems. There's something here for everyone whether you are just looking for the basics or have [...]
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Global Biosecurity for One Health (FutureLearn)

Jun 1st 2020
Global Biosecurity for One Health (FutureLearn)
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Learn about the drivers, activities and collaborative networks that protect human, animal and environmental health. Discover the environmental, economic and social impacts of pests and diseases. In a world where global trade and human movement is increasing, pests and diseases pose a major threat to agriculture, trade and the [...]
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