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Mindfulness and Well-being: Peace in, Peace Out (Coursera)

Jun 27th 2022
Mindfulness and Well-being: Peace in, Peace Out (Coursera)
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The purpose of this course is to introduce mindfulness as a robust tool for spiritual development. Highlighting its rich traditional roots, the course explores the capacity of mindfulness to expand understanding about the nature of human consciousness and facilitate certain transcendent emotional experiences, including awe, wonder and flow. [...]

Valuing nature and people to inform business decision-making (Coursera)

Jun 20th 2022
Valuing nature and people to inform business decision-making (Coursera)
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The aim of the course is to introduce businesses employees to the Capitals Approach and help them to get started with integrating natural, social and human capitals into business decision-making. This course is an introductory course; no prior knowledge of natural, human or social capital is needed. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Urban Rewilding: Restore Your Local Ecosystem (edX)

Apr 19th 2022
Urban Rewilding: Restore Your Local Ecosystem (edX)
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Would you like to see your neighbourhood become more liveable and sustainable? To alleviate city-specific challenges – from urban heat islands to mental health issues – we need to first change our minds. From wanting to control nature to leveraging its power, we need to allow nature to do [...]

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 [...]

Fashion Values: Economy (FutureLearn)

Nov 29th 2021
Fashion Values: Economy (FutureLearn)
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Understand an economy in the context of fashion and create a plan for fashion that nurtures wellbeing for people and nature. Explore the relationship between economics, fashion, people, and nature. Fashion is an integral part of the global economy, yet we know that dominant economic practices in fashion are [...]

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 [...]

Draw Simple, Interesting Trees (Skillshare)

Self Paced
Draw Simple, Interesting Trees (Skillshare)
Free Course
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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 [...]

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, [...]