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Poverty & Population: How Demographics Shape Policy (Coursera)

Sep 27th 2021
Poverty & Population: How Demographics Shape Policy (Coursera)
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This course has four modules, or foci. The first is to understand the categories of social welfare—populations, income, earnings, and assets— and some related concepts that play a very large role in shaping policy decisions: unemployment, inflation, and the minimum wage. The second deals with the central [...]
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Introduction to Sustainability (Coursera)

This course introduces the academic approach of Sustainability and explores how today’s human societies can endure in the face of global change, ecosystem degradation and resource limitations. The course focuses on key knowledge areas of sustainability theory and practice, including population, ecosystems, global change, energy, agriculture, water, environmental economics [...]
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Sustainable Urban Development (edX)

Learn why cities are key in resolving global urbanization and sustainability challenges and how you can engineer tomorrow’s cities today. Did you know that cities take up less than 3% of the earth’s land surface, but more than 50% of the world’s population live in them? And, cities generate [...]
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Energy and Development (edX)

Explore the impacts of resource depletion, population, consumption, security and conflict on ensuring energy access for all. This course addresses the important issues of sustainable energy access and development. The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, in particular the energy objectives, are considered. [...]
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Population 10 Billion: Researching Global Issues (FutureLearn)

Sep 7th 2020
Population 10 Billion: Researching Global Issues (FutureLearn)
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Learn how university researchers from different disciplines work together to solve some of the world's biggest problems. Explore the importance of university research in a global context.
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Introduction to AP* Human Geography (edX)

Explore key issues in human geography, including population, migration, cultural patterns and more as you prepare for the AP exam. Are you interested in what’s happening in your global community? Explore economic, social, political, and environmental issues through the lens of geography.
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AP® Biology - Part 4: Ecology (edX)

Feb 23rd 2016
AP® Biology - Part 4: Ecology (edX)
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The fourth course in a comprehensive series designed to prepare you for the AP Biology exam, focusing on ecology.
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La bombe démographique est-elle désamorcée? (FUN)

May 11th 2015
La bombe démographique est-elle désamorcée? (FUN)
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Comment expliquer la baisse de la fécondité dans le monde dans une perspective socio-démographique ? Le cours, qui associe théories et études de cas concrets en Afrique en Asie et en Amérique latine, s’adresse aux étudiants, aux cadres des ONG travaillant dans les pays en développement, aux personnels du [...]
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Health and Society (edX)

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Health and Society (edX)
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The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the major social variables that affect population health.
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Population Ecology (saylor.org)

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Population Ecology (saylor.org)
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Ecology is the study of interactions between organisms and between organisms and their environments. Population ecology is the subfield of ecology that identifies those ecological factors—in the community or in the ecosystem—that regulate a population’s size.
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