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Global Arctic (Coursera)

The GlobalArctic MOOC introduces you the dynamics between global changes and changes in the Arctic. This course aims to highlight the effects of climate change in the Polar region. In turn, it will underline the impacts of a warmer Arctic on the planet Earth. For human civilization, the Arctic [...]

Introduction to Food and Our Environment (Coursera)

This course is designed to help learners around the world become more sustainable eaters. Together, we’ll explore key topics, like how food production impacts the environment and why meat production and protein consumption are often at the center of the debate around sustainability. We’ll introduce the pros and cons [...]

Sensing Planet Earth - From Core to Outer Space (edX)

Is the earth flat? Will this year be the hottest year ever? How fast is the rain forest disappearing? … Learn about the crucial tools for measuring and monitoring our planet. In this course, we will take you on a virtual journey covering different Earth observation tools. In the [...]

Planet Earth: Understanding and Protecting our Environment (FutureLearn)

Jul 25th 2022
Planet Earth: Understanding and Protecting our Environment (FutureLearn)
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Learn about the physical geography of Earth and discover how to use this knowledge to protect our natural environment. Discover the Earth’s natural systems and how human activity affects them. On this two-week course from the University of Leeds, you will discover the processes of the hydrosphere, the geosphere, [...]

Extreme Geological Events (FutureLearn)

Jan 31st 2022
Extreme Geological Events (FutureLearn)
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Explore how extreme geological events have shaped Earth and what challenges future events might pose to our planet. Discover how extreme geological events have transformed our planet. Retrace how Earth formed 4.5 billion years ago and has evolved to become the planet we know today. On this course, you’ll [...]

Water: Addressing the Global Crisis (edX)

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Water: Addressing the Global Crisis (edX)
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We are living in a water stressed world. It is a global crisis and therefore we must act now! What can we do to save the planet and ensure availability of water for all by 2030? Water isthe source of all life. Without it, neither humans nor nature will [...]

Sensing Planet Earth - Water and Ice (edX)

Learn how to measure and monitor the Earth’s water and ice masses to deepen your understanding of global change. Global warming. Rising sea levels. Droughts. Flooding. The melting of the polar ice caps. In this energy and earth science course, you will learn how continental water and ice [...]