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Strong sustainability and Europe (FUN)

Sustainable development, popularized by the Brundtland Report, was defined at the end of the 1980s in three spheres (economic, environmental and social). It is this representation that continues today to be disseminated to the public and to large companies. The objective of this MOOC is to question the major [...]

Sex from Molecules to Elephants (Coursera)

Sexual reproduction can be defined as the sort of reproduction by which each organism arises from the fusion of two cells. This generally implies, with some exceptions, that each organism has two parents. This description might sound trivial it is however not at all. Before the appearance of sex, [...]

Women in environmental biology (Coursera)

Have you ever wondered how humans relate to other living beings and what do you need to know to be able to understand current environmental problems? Do you know that many of these researches and knowledge have been described by women? This course gives answers to these questions and [...]

Dino 101: Dinosaur Paleobiology (Coursera)

Dino 101: Dinosaur Paleobiology is a 12-lesson course teaching a comprehensive overview of non-avian dinosaurs. Topics covered: anatomy, eating, locomotion, growth, environmental and behavioral adaptations, origins and extinction. Lessons are delivered from museums, fossil-preparation labs and dig sites. Estimated workload: 3-5 [...]

Biological Diversity (Theories, Measures and Data sampling techniques) (Coursera)

The course presents an overview of the theory behind biological diversity evolution and dynamics and of methods for diversity calculation and estimation. We will become familiar with the major alpha, beta, and gamma diversity estimation techniques. Understanding how biodiversity evolved and is evolving on Earth and how to correctly [...]

Ecosystem Services: a Method for Sustainable Development (Coursera)

Ecosystem services are a way of thinking about – and evaluating – the goods and services provided by nature that contribute to the well-being of humans. This MOOC will cover scientific (technical), economic, and socio-political dimensions of the concept through a mix of theory, case-studies, interviews with specialists and [...]

Mountains 101 (Coursera)

Mountains 101­­ is a broad and integrated overview of the mountain world. This 12-lesson course covers an interdisciplinary field of study focusing on the physical, biological, and human dimensions of mountain places in Alberta, Canada, and around the world.

Evolution Today (Coursera)

In this course you will learn how evolution works. You will develop an understanding of evolutionary processes and their formative power. You will see how evolution has shaped biodiversity, and continuously influences our daily life. Evolution impacts human endeavors as varied as medicine, agriculture, psychology, economy, and culture. It [...]

Comprendre l'écologie, pour une économie innovante (Coursera)

Conçu conjointement par le think-tank Ecolo-Ethik et ESCP Europe, ce MOOC se propose de vous aider à dépasser les idées reçues sur l’écologie, dans le souci d’une démarche ouverte et multiple. A ce titre, de grands experts reconnus interviendront pour illustrer, approfondir et enrichir les différentes [...]