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Primate Conservation (Coursera)

May 17th 2021
Primate Conservation (Coursera)
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We are presently facing a potential extinction crisis for the order Primates (and many other life forms). In this course we will learn about threats to primate conservation globally. We will be using the, “Primates in Peril: The World’s 25 Most Endangered Primates 2018-2020” by Schwitzer et al (2019) [...]
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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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The Big Stuff: Evolution and Ecology (Coursera)

In this course, we will explore how evolution works to generate new species, the wide variety of life on earth. We will also touch on the importance of biodiversity for the overall health of our planet, and for our well being as humans. Then we will discuss ecology and [...]
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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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Ecology: from cells to Gaia (Coursera)

This course presents the principles of evolution and ecology for citizens and students interested in studying biology and environmental sciences. It discusses major ideas and results. Recent advances have energised these fields with evidence that has implications beyond their boundaries: ideas, mechanisms, and processes that should form part of [...]
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Sharks! (edX)

Learn about the most fascinating animals on Earth, their sophisticated senses and how sharks and their relatives have impacted human history and culture. Did you know that you can track some sharks’ movements on Twitter? Or that the scales on their skin have influenced the way humans design boats, [...]
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The Biology of Bugs, Brains, and Beasts (FutureLearn)

Jul 13th 2020
The Biology of Bugs, Brains, and Beasts (FutureLearn)
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Improve your understanding of some of the key concepts in A level biology and discover what's involved in higher level study. Prepare for university study with this online biology course. Are you a student in sixth form and thinking of studying at university? On this course, you will use [...]
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Jul 13th 2020
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#EarthOptimism (edX)

Mar 31st 2020
#EarthOptimism (edX)
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A 5-session workshop focused on identifying conservation success stories and sharing them on Twitter.Join others from around the world who care about changing the conversation around conservation from one of doom and gloom to one of hope and optimism...and who believe that change is positively [...]
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Innovation and Design for Global Grand Challenges (Coursera)

Sep 9th 2019
Innovation and Design for Global Grand Challenges (Coursera)
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The purpose of this course is to introduce you to current global challenges in conservation and development, including changes in both sectors. This course will inspire you to rethink assumptions to address global challenges in conservation and development, and introduce you to new models and approaches that harness technological, [...]
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Eat Your Values (CanopyLAB)

This course explores how what you eat reflects your identity, mental well being and can be a tool for creating the change you want to see in the world. Heather Thomas takes you on a journey that explores food through the lenses of cultural anthropology, climatology and eco-psychology to [...]
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