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Sep 11th 2017

Gain an understanding of the natural world, how the web of life works, with illustrations from around the world. If we don’t grasp why ecosystems function, it becomes harder to determine possible reasons for when they don’t, and makes it difficult to identify possible environmental threats to humans.

Average: 4.9 (8 votes)
Aug 7th 2017

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 agriculture, and it will help you to understand why farmers respond to policies and economic opportunities in the ways they do.

Average: 8 (1 vote)
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Covers topics including celestial mechanics; celestial systems; astronomical instruments; the solar system; nature and evolution; the galaxy; the universe; determining astronomical distances; and life in the universe.

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Jul 3rd 2017

Ce cours porte sur les zones qui sont dédiées à la protection de la nature, les «aires protégées» : comment elles fonctionnent et pourquoi elles sont si importantes dans le maintien de la santé de l’environnement de notre monde en plein développement, et plus particulièrement en Afrique. Il vous aidera à comprendre les défis de la conservation en Afrique et comment les aires protégées peuvent aider à y faire face, du niveau local à l’échelle internationale. L'objectif est de découvrir et comprendre comment améliorer la gouvernance et la gestion de ces territoires uniques.

Average: 8.3 (3 votes)
Mar 6th 2017

La Zoologia studia gli animali e attraverso la morfologia, la genetica e gli aspetti funzionali tratta le specie e le popolazioni in un contesto ecologico e nel divenire evoluzionistico. La Zoologia ha l’obiettivo di conoscere nel dettaglio anche le strategie riproduttive nonché i processi, come la speciazione, che compongono i tasselli della biodiversità.

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Feb 27th 2017

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 and sustainable hydraulic infrastructural designs.

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Feb 7th 2017

Explore the amazing range and complexity of wild animal behaviour. Discover how animals learn, communicate, find food, avoid predators, and interact socially.

Average: 7.4 (7 votes)
Jan 16th 2017

Learn how the new Environmental Humanities field is shaping how we understand environmental issues, with this free online course. In Environmental Humanities: Remaking Nature, you’ll get a broad overview of an emerging area of interdisciplinary research that reframes contemporary environmental challenges using approaches from philosophy, literature, language, history, anthropology, cultural studies and the arts.

Average: 6.7 (3 votes)
Mar 7th 2016

Ce cours a pour objectif d’amener les participants à découvrir les concepts scientifiques qui sous-tendent les phénomènes de notre quotidien, à travers une démarche participative.

Average: 7 (1 vote)
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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Apr 9th 2015

Principles of measuring population and community change.

Average: 10 (1 vote)

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)