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One Health: A Ten Thousand Year-Old View into the Future (edX)

This course introduces the One Health paradigm with special emphasis on its application in the Circumpolar North. This holistic approach connects knowledge from natural and social sciences with traditional ways of knowing.
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One Health: Connecting Humans, Animals and the Environment (FutureLearn)

Oct 4th 2021
One Health: Connecting Humans, Animals and the Environment (FutureLearn)
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BBecome familiar with One Health, a promising concept, and the effective solutions it provides for urgent health problems. Expand how you address health issues, learning from top One Health experts. In today’s globalised world, old diseases persist and new illnesses spread faster than ever thanks to interconnected ecosystems and [...]
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The Changing Status and Perception of Animals (Coursera)

Sep 27th 2021
The Changing Status and Perception of Animals (Coursera)
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In this course, we explore how mainstream understandings of animals and human-animal relationships have changed in recent years. Module 1 focuses on the roles of animals in human physical health and psychological well being. Module 2 explores animal selfhood, particularly in light of their inability to use spoken [...]
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Women in environmental biology (Coursera)

Have you ever wondered how humans relate to other living beings and what do you need to know to be able to understand current environmental problems? Do you know that many of these researches and knowledge have been described by women? This course gives answers to these questions and [...]
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Causes of Human Disease: Nutrition and Environment (FutureLearn)

Sep 27th 2021
Causes of Human Disease: Nutrition and Environment (FutureLearn)
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Explore how nutrition and environmental factors, including lifestyle, influence your chance of developing human disease. On this course you’ll look at the importance of nutrition in human health and explore what happens to the body when it doesn’t receive the right nutrients.
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Human Health Risks, Health Equity, and Environmental Justice (Coursera)

The fourth and final course of the Impacts of the Environment on Global Public Health specialization will cover two topics. The first is environmental justice – that is, avoiding an inequitable distribution of environmental health threats in our population, and ensuring a healthy and safe environment and health equity [...]
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Climate Change, Sustainability, and Global Public Health (Coursera)

The third course of the Impacts of the Environment on Global Public Health specialization will introduce you to two major environmental health challenges facing the world today. The first is climate change –the preeminent threat to public health today, and a threat that will impact every human and ecosystem [...]
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Climate Adaptation for Human Health (Coursera)

The world’s climate is changing, and among the most significant negative consequences is to human health. While climate change is a global health issue, its health impacts vary across geographies and populations. In this course, you will learn why taking action to plan for and adapt to climate change [...]
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Global Adolescent Health (Coursera)

This course will explore the dynamic factors affecting the health and wellbeing of young people around the world, and how important it is for individuals, communities and nations that we improve the health and life chances of this important population group.
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The Health Effects of Climate Change (edX)

Learnhow global warming impacts human health, and the wayswe can diminish those impacts. Our world's climate is changing. Of the top twenty hottest years ever recorded, sixteen have occurred in the last two decades. This warming has already had a profound effect.
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