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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 [...]
Average: 7 (4 votes)

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.
Average: 5 (4 votes)

Life Below Water: Conservation, Current Issues, Possible Solutions (FutureLearn)

Jan 24th 2022
Life Below Water: Conservation, Current Issues, Possible Solutions (FutureLearn)
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Explore the human impact on underwater biodiversity, ecosystems, and animals, and solutions for preserving life below water. Develop knowledge and research skills in marine conservation. It is widely accepted that the phenomenal biodiversity within underwater ecosystems and habitats has been very negatively affected by human interaction. The exact nature [...]
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Ecology and Wildlife Conservation (FutureLearn)

Jan 24th 2022
Ecology and Wildlife Conservation (FutureLearn)
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Discover ecology and how we can protect wildlife and conserve the natural world. Do you worry about the effects of climate change on nature? This course will show you how the work of conservation biologists and study of ecosystems can help with conserving the world’s biodiversity. You’ll explore the [...]
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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 [...]
Average: 4 (4 votes)

Our Global Ocean – An Introduction Course (edX)

Our ocean is vast, mysterious, and key to all life on our planet. This short course will introduce you to the basics of our ocean, marine life, and the connection between humans and our ocean. In the Sant Ocean Hall at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, our [...]
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
Average: 8 (4 votes)

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 [...]
Average: 6 (4 votes)

The Age of Sustainable Development (Coursera)

The Age of Sustainable Development" gives students an understanding of the key challenges and pathways to sustainable development - that is, economic development that is also socially inclusive and environmentally sustainable.
Average: 4 (4 votes)