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Urbanisation and Health - Promoting Sustainable Solutions (Coursera)

More than half of world’s population lives in cities while only 5% did so in the 18th century. The rapid urbanisation has resulted in for example inadequate infrastructure, physical inactivity, gentrification, air pollution, and growing numbers of slum dwellers. All factors challenging health and wellbeing of the people living [...]

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 [...]

Making Climate Adaptation Happen: Governing Transformation Strategies for Climate Change (FutureLearn)

Explore how adaptive governance could help policymakers plan for and manage sudden environmental changes. Learn the governance tools to respond to climate change. Climate change is one of the biggest challenges facing governing bodies across the globe. On this course, you will be introduced to climate science, the societal [...]

Bringing Urban Nature Into the Cities of Tomorrow (FutureLearn)

Dec 20th 2021
Bringing Urban Nature Into the Cities of Tomorrow (FutureLearn)
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Learn why bringing nature into cities is essential for future urban planning, and how to do it successfully. See how nature can protect cities against extreme weather and other threats. There are many challenges facing cities today, including rapid population growth, climate change, extreme weather threats, food security, and [...]

Nature-based Urban Regeneration (edX)

Nov 1st 2021
Nature-based Urban Regeneration (edX)
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How can we use nature to improve life in our cities? This course shares knowledge generated in urban Living Labs in Europe and China and will introduce you to co-designing, co-implementing and evaluating nature-based solutions for urban renewal with local communities.

Nature-based Solutions for Disaster and Climate Resilience (edX)

What are ‘Nature-based solutions’, or NbS? How can they help build resilience to disasters and climate change impacts? Why is NbS relevant? How can I apply NbS in my work and everyday life? Nature offers many solutions for reducing the impacts from disasters and climate impacts. This may include [...]