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Nov 1st 2016

Learn why soil is so important, how it’s being threatened and what we can do to protect this natural resource so vital to our lives. Soil is the earth’s fragile skin that anchors all life. We depend on soil to build our homes and cities, to grow crops for food and raise livestock, to support transportation and enable recreation. Yet we disregard this crucial and precious resource that lies right under our feet.

Average: 6.6 (8 votes)
Sep 5th 2016

Learn how sustainable energy from the Greek elements - earth, air, wind and water - can replace fossil fuels and nuclear power.

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Sep 5th 2016

How do we ensure that the difficult decisions about the management of natural resources are just and fair for all? This course explores three basic principles when considering natural resource management: 1. The principles of justice. 2. Transaction costs. 3. The problem of aggregating social preferences, the so-called Arrow impossibility.

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Mar 7th 2016

In this course, you’ll gain a foundation for both creating and interpreting cash flow statements. You’ll learn how to classify and calculate cash flows, as well as how to finalize cash flow statements. The course will also examine ways companies may try to alter cash flow statements in order to present a more positive view of their business.

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Feb 8th 2016

Analyse des defis de developpement durable lies a la ruee sur les ressources naturelles (terre, eau, ressources minieres, forets...).

Average: 4 (2 votes)
Oct 19th 2015

Making decisions about managing natural resources can be difficult; this course explores why fairness needs to be part of policy.

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Sep 10th 2015

While there exists much relevant knowledge about natural resources, they are frequently mismanaged, sometimes with dramatic consequences for those involved. In this course you build solid intuitive understanding of various natural resources. You also develop the skills and competencies needed for proper management. The course makes use of animations, simulators, and simulations, and it offers an exam and course credit at the masters level.
Application deadline: 27 August 2015.

Average: 7.5 (4 votes)
Feb 2nd 2015

This course is about agricultural production and the interaction between agriculture and the environment. The material presented can help us understand changes that have occurred in agriculture, and support improved decision making about things like agricultural production methods, agricultural input levels, resource conservation, and the balance between agricultural production and its environmental impacts.

Average: 8.3 (3 votes)