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Urban Nature: Connecting Cities, Nature and Innovation (Coursera)

How can nature help us design and build our cities? Nature-based solutions have the potential to provide multiple benefits across a range of sustainability challenges facing cities. They can help to limit the impacts of climate change, enhance biodiversity and improve environmental quality while contributing to economic activities and [...]
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Introduction to Animal Behaviour (edX)

Explore the amazing range and complexity of wild animal behaviour. Discover how animals learn, communicate, find food, avoid predators, and interact socially. Do you want to understand how and why animals behave the way they do, and how we test hypotheses about behaviour scientifically? This biology and life sciences [...]
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Agriculture, Economics and Nature (Coursera)

Sound economic thinking is crucial for farmers because they depend on good economic decision making to survive. Governments depend on economic information to make good policy decisions on behalf of the community. This course will help you to contribute to better decision making by farmers, or by agencies servicing [...]
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Nature Connectedness with the University of Derby (FutureLearn)

Jul 26th 2021
Nature Connectedness with the University of Derby (FutureLearn)
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Learn to establish a new relationship with nature to help improve your wellbeing and tackle larger issues such as climate change. Explore the relationship between nature connection and the climate crisis. Too often we see nature as something to use, control, or as a threat to us. The climate [...]
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Draw Simple, Interesting Trees (Skillshare)

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Draw Simple, Interesting Trees (Skillshare)
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Trees are wonderful objects to draw and paint, one can never get bored by them because they are out there in so many shapes and kinds! And this class is all about trees. It is the first one of two classes about trees (second one featuring watercolors), and in [...]
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Eco-Dyeing: Nature's Paint (Creating Unique Art Using Leaves & Flowers) (Skillshare)

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Eco-Dyeing: Nature's Paint (Creating Unique Art Using Leaves & Flowers) (Skillshare)
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In this class you will learn the simple process of creating beautiful and unique prints on fabric and paper using only leaves and flowers with these household items: Alum (found in the spice aisle or larger containers on Amazon); White Vinegar; Substrate of Choice (different papers, book pages, doilies, [...]
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Mastering Lightroom for Nature Photographers - 200 Level (Exciting) (Skillshare)

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Mastering Lightroom for Nature Photographers - 200 Level (Exciting) (Skillshare)
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What would you give to stand shoulder-to-shoulder with Ansel Adams in the darkroom? To watch him wave his hand beneath focused beams of light as a reverse image of Full Moon over Half Dome burned into the paper's silver surface. No two prints would ever be precisely the same. [...]
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Fashion Values: Nature (FutureLearn)

Understand biodiversity in the context of fashion and create a plan for fashion that protects our earth’s systems. Discover fashion practices that can protect, restore, and regenerate ecosystems. Nature is the life force that provides us with the air, water, soil, and minerals that sustain life on earth. These [...]
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Valuing Nature: Should We Put a Price on Ecosystems? (FutureLearn)

Mar 29th 2021
Valuing Nature: Should We Put a Price on Ecosystems? (FutureLearn)
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Discover the many ways that we benefit from the natural world through ecosystem services. There are many services that ecosystems provide that we never even consider, until we destroy them. Natural ecosystems help alleviate flooding, improve food security and protect our coastlines. Yet we consistently replace these ecosystems with [...]
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Engineering: Building with Nature (edX)

Learn how to use ecological and engineering design principles to develop more effective and sustainable hydraulic infrastructure. If you’re interested in the concept of building with nature, then this is the engineering course for you. This course explores the use of natural materials and ecological processes in achieving effective [...]
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