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Top predators and ecosystems

Top predators and ecosystems Copyrighted image Credit: Aleksandrn | Dreamstime.com
Updated 10 Dec 2013
Ecosystems may not be as simple as you think. Find out what happens when a top predator is removed from one. 

Galápagos: Conservation on a World Heritage Site

Galápagos: Conservation on a World Heritage Site Copyrighted image Credit: David Robinson
Updated 03 Dec 2013
What makes the Galápagos archipelago so unique and what is the impact of this uniqueness on its conservation?

The IPCC report in a social nutshell

The IPCC report in a social nutshell Copyrighted image Credit: Production team - grabbed from rough cut
Duration 5 mins Updated 27 Sep 2013
As the IPCC publishes its report on Climate Change, Mark Brandon collects the headline thoughts of author Piers Forster.

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Neighbourhood nature

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Neighbourhood nature Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
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...

Studying Darwin

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Introductory Level Duration 1 hour Updated 17 Oct 2013
This unit brings together a collection of units from the OpenLearn site that would be of interest to anyone wishing to study Darwin’s theory of...

iSpot: Sharing nature

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Introductory Level Duration 5 hours Updated 17 Oct 2013
This unit provides a valuable resource for anyone with an interest in nature. It will give you the opportunity to learn more about wildlife, and to...