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All you need to know about Iceland’s volcanic eruption

All you need to know about Iceland’s volcanic eruption Creative commons image Credit: Sparkle Motion under CC-BY-2.0 licence
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 05 Sep 2014
Will the disruption caused by Eyjafjallajökull's ash cloud in 2010 be repeated in Iceland's latest volcanic eruption?

Roadkill: What is an animal’s greatest enemy?

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Roadkill: What is an animal’s greatest enemy? Creative commons image Credit: Catherine Pain
Updated 28 Aug 2014
As vehicle numbers rise so too does the number of animals left dead on our roads, writes Dick Skellington.            

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Environmental management and organisations

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Environmental management and organisations
Intermediate level Duration 15 hours Updated 18 Jun 2014
It is believed that environmental management requires action at all levels, including by organisations of all types and sizes. However it is not...

Modelling pollution in the Great Lakes: a review

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Introductory level Duration 4 hours Updated 12 May 2014
This is the fifth and final unit in the series on mathematical modelling. In this unit we revisit the model developed in the first unit of this...

Effects of pollutants on the aquatic environment

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Effects of pollutants on the aquatic environment Copyrighted image Credit: Copyright © Artur Marciniec/Alamy
Masters level Duration 3 hours Updated 07 May 2014
This unit begins with an introduction to water and goes on to briefly outline the major sources of water pollution (these being sewage works,...

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Certificate of Higher Education Open

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Certificate of Higher Education Open Copyrighted image Credit: Irochka | Dreamstime.com Updated content
Duration 1200 hours Updated 01 Oct 2014
If you’re keen to try university study and want to keep your options open, this certificate course is ideal. It’s part of our unique Open...

Certificate of Higher Education in Environment

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Certificate of Higher Education in Environment Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University/Karen Parker Updated content
Duration 1200 hours Updated 01 Oct 2014
How can we best think about and live sustainably within natural and built environments, given the pressures that threaten them? This certificate is...

BA/BSc Open degree

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BA/BSc Open degree Copyrighted image Credit: Dreamstime Updated content
Duration 3000 hours Updated 01 Oct 2014
Over 40 per cent of OU students who graduate do so with an Open degree. It’s a statistic we’re proud of – the BA/BSc Open is one of the most...