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Sistemas agrosilvopastoriles: una alternativa climáticamente inteligente para la ganadería (Coursera)

El mundo enfrenta hoy el titánico reto de alimentar a una población creciente en un contexto de cambio climático y con mayores presiones sobre los ecosistemas naturales. En particular, las proyecciones indican que el consumo de carne a nivel mundial se duplicará en los próximos 20 años por el [...]

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 [...]

Environmental Challenges: Rights and Values in Ecosystem Services (FutureLearn)

Feb 7th 2022
Environmental Challenges: Rights and Values in Ecosystem Services (FutureLearn)
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Differences in values can create conflict. How can we learn to manage our natural resources with integrity? Humans are very innovative, but we’ve also created many ecological problems. We’ve changed the face of the planet, fished the oceans, and we’re causing climate change through emissions. Designing institutional arrangements that [...]

Shaping a Sustainable Future with Green Infrastructure (FutureLearn)

Develop your skills and understanding to manage Green Infrastructure and Ecosystem Services and lead for sustainability. Create sustainable environmental policies and shape tomorrow’s green communities. Professionals working with Green Infrastructure (GI) come from all sorts of backgrounds; ecology, economy, urban planning, and many others. To be effective in creating [...]

Valuing Nature: Should We Put a Price on Ecosystems? (FutureLearn)

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Valuing Nature: Should We Put a Price on Ecosystems? (FutureLearn)
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Discover the many ways that we benefit from the natural world through ecosystem services. There are many services that ecosystems provide that we never even consider, until we destroy them. Natural ecosystems help alleviate flooding, improve food security and protect our coastlines. Yet we consistently replace these ecosystems with [...]