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Dec 5th 2016

How can we use the things we share in common to address some of the most challenging problems facing the world? This course examines issues concerning poverty, the environment, technology, health care, gender, education and activism to helps us understand better how to initiate positive change.

Average: 6.2 (5 votes)
Dec 5th 2016

Al finalizar este curso serás capaz de diseñar y ejecutar campañas para productos, servicios o iniciativas relacionadas con algún tema ambiental, así como también de crear propuestas de valor para cualquier producto o servicio con criterios de sostenibilidad ambiental, es decir, generando el mayor valor para la marca y el menor impacto posible en el entorno.

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Dec 5th 2016

Cleaning up the large number of groundwater contamination sites is a significant and complex environmental challenge. The environmental industry is continuously looking for remediation methods that are both effective and cost-efficient. Over the past 10 years there have been amazing, important developments in our understanding of key attenuation processes and technologies for evaluating natural attenuation processes, and a changing institutional perspective on when and where Monitored Natural Attenuation (MNA) may be applied.

Average: 4 (1 vote)
Dec 5th 2016

This course will provide you with an overview of the most important health challenges facing the world today. You will gain insight into how challenges have changed over time, we will discuss the likely determinants of such changes and examine future projections. Successful international strategies and programs promoting human health will be highlighted and global health governance structures will be mapped and the role of the key actors explored.

Average: 3.2 (17 votes)
Nov 28th 2016

Le cours propose une lecture de l’environnement urbain en Afrique à travers les thématiques les plus pertinentes pour mesurer le niveau de développement d’un pays : eau et vie urbaine, assainissement (eaux usées et pluviales), gestion des déchets solides, agriculture urbaine. Après avoir analysé les différents enjeux de celles-ci, nous aborderons les liens entre environnement urbain et santé.

Average: 6 (1 vote)
Nov 21st 2016

Journey of the Universe weaves together the discoveries of the evolutionary sciences together with humanities such as history, philosophy, art, and religion. This course draws on the Journey of the Universe Conversations, a series of 20 interviews with scientists and environmentalists.

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Nov 21st 2016

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: 10 (1 vote)
Nov 21st 2016

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.

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Nov 21st 2016

Find out how climate change will affect us, why we should care about it, and what solutions we can employ. Climate change is the biggest global challenge the human race has ever faced. Our insatiable demand for energy from fossil fuels is changing the atmosphere, and in turn changing our climate. Climate change is already affecting the physical surface of the earth, the environment that provides our life support, our food supply, economy and society. These changes will accelerate over the next few decades
In this subject you will explore the impacts of climate change; why we should care about them, the science that underpins our understanding and how we can fix the problem before it’s too late.

Average: 8.6 (8 votes)
Nov 14th 2016

L'ambition du cours est de confronter ses participants aux enjeux techniques, économiques, sociaux et environnementaux du XXIe siècle. Ces enjeux sont par nature très fortement couplés et complexes. Ils exigent une approche interdisciplinaire, afin d’adopter un vrai questionnement, au delà des préjugés et des idées reçues.

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Nov 14th 2016

L’impact du changement climatique sur les écosystèmes, l’économie, l’énergie, la santé et la société rend cruciale sa compréhension par le grand public. Par ailleurs, les décisions politiques, de l’échelle locale au niveau international, peuvent dépendre des questions climatiques et environnementales et les impacter également. Force est de constater que le niveau de compréhension des enjeux autour du climat est toujours mal appréhendé par les citoyens et de les décideurs, mais aussi par les "relais" chargés de leur transmettre les informations scientifiques, que sont les journalistes et les communicants.

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Nov 14th 2016

Understand how we can balance human needs with caring for the planet with this free online course about climate change. Climate change is a global problem we all must face. This course will deal with some of the key issues related to the ethical dimensions implied by climate change – learning especially from the problems faced as well as the resilience models formulated by the marginalized sectors of society or the so-called “Global South”.

Average: 8 (2 votes)
Nov 7th 2016

Complexity in nature arises from a myriad of simple interactions. How can this lead to an unpredictable dynamism? This course explores three basic principles when considering how natural systems are organised: Causality; Internal dynamics vs external drivers; The mathematics of human ecology.

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Nov 7th 2016

Become familiar with One Health, a promising concept, and the effective solutions it provides to urgent health problems. In our globalised world, new approaches to preventing, treating and controlling diseases are urgently needed. New illnesses seem to spread faster than ever thanks to interconnected ecosystems and the close connections between humans and animals. Stressing this interconnectedness, One Health seeks an integrative approach to human and animal health. This course will explore this approach and examine the value of it - as well as explain how One Health strategies work in practice.

Average: 7 (1 vote)
Oct 24th 2016

Gain an understanding of the natural world, how the web of life works, with illustrations from around the world.

Average: 3.6 (5 votes)
Oct 18th 2016

Calculez les écoulements en rivières et la quantité de sédiments transportés pour mieux gérer les interactions entre cours d’eau et environnement.

Average: 8 (2 votes)
Oct 17th 2016

How does language help us develop our relationship with nature and determine the rights of access and ownership?

Average: 10 (2 votes)
Oct 3rd 2016

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: 2 (1 vote)
Sep 26th 2016

Differences in values can create conflict. How can we learn to manage our natural resources with integrity?

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Sep 19th 2016

Depuis le premier Sommet de la Terre (1972) et le fameux rapport Brundtland (1987), les notions d'environnement et de développement durable renvoient toutes deux à des questions socialement vives. Le changement climatique, la transition énergétique, la préservation de la biodiversité, la réduction des inégalités et de la pauvreté constituent de véritables enjeux de société. Nous ne pouvons plus rester indifférents à de tels évènements.

Average: 10 (1 vote)

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