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Meerkats as desert specialists

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Updated 23 Oct 2014
Meerkats are often associated with the Kalahari sands and, over time, have become highly adapted to the desert conditions. 

Endangered green turtles

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Updated 23 Oct 2014
Many green turtles come to nest on Raine Island but, for some, says Dr Andrew Dunstan, it is literally an uphill struggle. 

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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...

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...

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...