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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 [...]
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Global Arctic (Coursera)

The GlobalArctic MOOC introduces you the dynamics between global changes and changes in the Arctic. This course aims to highlight the effects of climate change in the Polar region. In turn, it will underline the impacts of a warmer Arctic on the planet Earth. For human civilization, the Arctic [...]
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As above, so below: An introduction to soils, ecosystems and livelihoods in the Tropics (edX)

The tropics are as beautiful and diverse below-ground as they are above-ground. Learn how to use knowledge about the natural variability in soil properties for the sustainable management of ecosystems and farms. Soils form the foundation of sustainable development. They grow our food, fiber and fuel, are a habitat [...]
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Planet Partners: Tackling the Climate Crisis Together (FutureLearn)

Investigate the impact of climate change, the research being done to tackle it, and what you can do to take meaningful action. Explore the different areas affected by climate change. The impacts of climate change are being felt worldwide and across many areas of life. This includes our food, [...]
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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 [...]
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Climate Change and Water in Mountains: A Global Concern (Coursera)

Sep 13th 2021
Climate Change and Water in Mountains: A Global Concern (Coursera)
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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, [...]
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Act on Climate: Steps to Individual, Community, and Political Action (Coursera)

Are you concerned about climate change? Would you like to learn how to address and respond to this challenge? If so, this course is for you. Act on Climate: Steps to Individual, Community, and Political Action is intended to help learners understand, address and respond to climate change [...]
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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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AGRIMONITOR: política agropecuaria, seguridad alimentaria y cambio climático (edX)

Conoce los efectos de las políticas agropecuarias de América Latina y el Caribe, usando la plataforma AGRIMONITOR, desarrollada por el BID, para ayudar a analizarlas. Como consumidor, seguro conoces muy bien el costo de todos los alimentos que ingieres a diario. Pero, ¿sabes por qué tus alimentos tienen ese [...]
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