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Indigenous Religions & Ecology (Coursera)

May 30th 2022
Indigenous Religions & Ecology (Coursera)
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At first glance the fields of religion and ecology may seem and unlikely pairing, but a deeper consideration reveals the two have a great deal to contribute to one another and are indeed inextricably linked. Religions recognize the unity and interdependence of humans with nature. Ecological sciences affirm this [...]

The Influence of Social Context on Health (Coursera)

May 30th 2022
The Influence of Social Context on Health (Coursera)
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Why are some groups healthier than others, and how do these differences emerge and persist over the life course? How do social policies (e.g., housing, transportation, employment) relate to health and health inequalities? Why are there health disparities even in countries that have free universal health care? This course [...]

Modern Supervisor Skills (Coursera)

This course provides the essential skills and knowledge that you as a supervisor will need to understand and communicate effectively with employees and customers from a wide variety of backgrounds. At its conclusion, you will be able to: describe the nature of a supervisor’s position and its role in [...]

Strategy and Sustainability (Coursera)

May 30th 2022
Strategy and Sustainability (Coursera)
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Business and environmental sustainability are not natural bedfellows. Business is about making money. Sustainability is about protecting the planet. Business is measured in months and quarters. Sustainability often requires significant short term costs to secure a sometimes uncertain long-term benefit. To some activists, all executives are exploitative, selfish one [...]

The Effect of Fires on People, Property and the Environment (Coursera)

Fires impact people, property and the environment in all countries around the world. In some cases, the resulting losses are extraordinary, causing hundreds of deaths, widespread damage to property and contents and significant impacts on the environment. More often, fires may cause a single casualty or affect [...]

Working for a sustainable future: concepts and approaches (Coursera)

May 23rd 2022
Working for a sustainable future: concepts and approaches (Coursera)
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In this course, participants are introduced to key notions and concepts evolving in sustainability science that are relevant to all, independent to one's work or field of interest. After having completed the course, participants will have a better understanding of the vocabulary used today and should demonstrate the ability [...]

Modelo de Ecossistema com Insight Maker (Coursera)

Neste curso baseado em projeto de 1 hora de duração, você criará um modelo que simula a dinâmica de três populações de espécies diferentes em um ambiente: formigas, tamanduás-bandeira e lobos-guará. Durante a criação de tal modelo você será apresentado ao Insight Maker, um ambiente de simulação online gratuito [...]

Climate Change and Water in Mountains: A Global Concern (Coursera)

What is climate change? How are mountain regions affected by the evolution of water resources and their uses? What kind of risks need to be considered? Mountains are recognized as particularly sensitive physical environments where intense and rapid changes have in the past, and may increasingly in the future, [...]

Electric Vehicles and Mobility (Coursera)

The purpose of Electric Vehicles and Mobility is to help you, whatever your profile, your training or your country, find your own answers to questions such as: - Will electric vehicles be the last to be allowed in megalopolises in the 21st century? - Does the environmental gain from [...]