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May 29th 2017

In this course, featuring many researchers at the University of Zurich, you will learn about the amazing diversity of biological organisms in the world around us. You will discover the field of "biodiversity science", experience the countless forms that biodiversity takes, look at the values and importance of this diversity, understand the processes that create and maintain diversity, and hear about how biodiversity is distributed across the Earth. You will also experience how biodiversity is threatened, and what conservation, management, and individual actions can do for its protection. Having been equipped with such knowledge through the course, we encourage you to take action, however small, to positively influence the future of biodiversity, and thereby become a Biodiversity Ambassador.

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May 22nd 2017

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, behavioral, and financial innovation.

Average: 9.5 (2 votes)
Apr 3rd 2017

This course is about areas dedicated nature conservation, "protected areas": how they work and why they are so important in maintaining the health of the environment in a fast developing world, and in particular in Africa. It will help you understand the challenges of conservation in Africa and how protected areas can help to deal with it, from the local to the international level.

Average: 5 (3 votes)
Apr 3rd 2017

Ce cours porte sur les zones qui sont dédiées à la protection de la nature, les «aires protégées» : comment elles fonctionnent et pourquoi elles sont si importantes dans le maintien de la santé de l’environnement de notre monde en plein développement, et plus particulièrement en Afrique. Il vous aidera à comprendre les défis de la conservation en Afrique et comment les aires protégées peuvent aider à y faire face, du niveau local à l’échelle internationale. L'objectif est de découvrir et comprendre comment améliorer la gouvernance et la gestion de ces territoires uniques.

Average: 8.3 (3 votes)
Jun 28th 2016

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, planes, and even swim suits? Or that sharks have more senses than humans?

Average: 9 (1 vote)
Oct 19th 2015

Making decisions about managing natural resources can be difficult; this course explores why fairness needs to be part of policy.

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Jan 26th 2015

The rich history of wildlife management and recreational hunting plays an important role in the evolving face of conservation. This course will explore the ethics, science, and democracy of conservation, hunting, and The Land Ethic in North America.

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The course aims to provide students with the basic knowledge to understand the modus operandi interdisciplinary guide today work on tangible and intangible cultural heritage.

Average: 6 (1 vote)
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An introduction to the basics of marine science and conservation, brought to you with the help of sea turtles, marine mammals, seabirds and many more of the most compelling creatures in the ocean.

Average: 8.7 (3 votes)