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Municipal Solid Waste Management in Developing Countries (Coursera)

Have you come across large piles of garbage in neighborhoods and streets, or smelly waste disposal sites polluting the environment of low and middle income countries? Are you also convinced that improvements are necessary and do you want to know what kind of sustainable solutions are appropriate to better [...]
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Sustainable Soil Management: Soil for life (edX)

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 [...]
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Sustainable Tourism – promoting environmental public health (Coursera)

The MOOC introduces learners to key environmental health and natural resources management challenges associated with the rapid growth in international tourist arrivals into low-income countries. Since infrastructural and regulatory capacities in such countries are often limited they are more exposed to the negative implications of such development. The MOOC [...]
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Global Environmental Management (Coursera)

Learn about the best environmental technologies for a sustainable development and how they are managed in various settings around the world. This course gives you an opportunity to learn about global trends that influence our environment and the living conditions and how different management systems and approaches that are [...]
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Natural Resources for Sustainable Development (edX)

Explore the sustainable development opportunities and challenges in using oil, gas and minerals. Natural resources represent a potentially transformational opportunity to support development but are ultimately finite How do we make the most of them without destroying the planet? In this 12-week course, produced by the Natural Resource Governance [...]
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Environmental Safety (Coursera)

Energy is an important part of the world today. Without energy production is impossible, development is impossible, life itself is impossible. Any activity is somehow connected to the energy industry. The future development of the world depends on progress in the energy sector. Existing problems in the energy industry [...]
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Bioeconomy: How Renewable Resources Can Help the Future of Our Planet (FutureLearn)

Jul 26th 2021
Bioeconomy: How Renewable Resources Can Help the Future of Our Planet (FutureLearn)
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Explore the sustainable technologies, strategies, and careers helping the world transition to a biobased economy. Investigate how you can utilise renewable resources. With a predicted global population of nine billion people in 2050, a well-documented climate crisis, and a global food waste problem, the world needs to [...]
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Environmental Challenges: Justice in Natural Resource Management (FutureLearn)

Jan 25th 2021
Environmental Challenges: Justice in Natural Resource Management (FutureLearn)
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How do we ensure that the difficult decisions about the management of natural resources are just and fair for all? When looking at different societies and cultures around the world, it is interesting how ubiquitous the principles of justice are. It is part of our human nature to think [...]
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Durabilité forte en Europe - « Strong sustainability and Europe » (FUN)

Dec 14th 2020
Durabilité forte en Europe - « Strong sustainability and Europe » (FUN)
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Le développement durable, popularisé par le rapport Brundtland, a été décliné à la fin des années 80 sous la forme de trois sphères (économique, environnementale et sociale). C’est cette présentation qui continue aujourd’hui d’être médiatisée auprès de la population et diffusée au sein des grandes entreprises. L’objectif de ce [...]
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Energy Supply Systems for Buildings (edX)

Discover how to convert natural resources into heat, cold and electricity, what the capabilities of renewable systems are, how to match energy supply with buildings’ energy demand, and what that means for energy efficiency and carbon emissions. In this course, you will discover the supply side of buildings’ energy [...]
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