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Growing plants, growing communities: Climate Camp, Veggie Gardens and Local Politics

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Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 17 Apr 2014
A former school site in East Sussex has become the focus for a fascinating cooperation between local politics and international activism.

Conducting climate science

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Introductory Level Duration 6 hours Updated 19 Feb 2014
This learning journey looks at how climate science is conducted.

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Managing coastal environments

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Intermediate Level Duration 3 hours Updated 05 Mar 2014
Coastal environments are by their nature ever-changing. This unit looks at the example of the Blackwater Estuary in Essex, England, describing how...

Introducing the environment: Ecology and ecosystems

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Introductory Level Duration 5 hours Updated 11 Dec 2013
What is ecology and why is it important to our understanding of the world around us? This unit looks at how we can study ecosystems to explore the...

Neighbourhood nature

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Introductory Level Duration 1 hour Updated 31 Oct 2013
There is a fascinating world of nature all around us which we can see if we know how to look for it. Wherever you live, be it in a city or the...

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Environmental management 1

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Environmental management 1 Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker
Intermediate Level Duration 300 hours Updated 26 Apr 2013 Register by 05 Sep 2013
Why is environmental management vital for our sustainability? What kind of environmental management do we need now? Explore systemic answers to...

Environment

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Environment Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker
Intermediate Level Duration 600 hours Updated 10 May 2012 Register by 10 Jan 2013
This course introduces a wide range of environmental concerns, exploring and debating our responses to them and investigating their scientific,...

BSc (Honours) Environmental Management and Technology

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BSc (Honours) Environmental Management and Technology Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker
Duration 3600 hours Updated 14 Mar 2012
Develop your understanding of the scientific, technical and socio-economic aspects relating to the complex inter-relationships between human...