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Mobile devices and their usefulness to field work

Mobile devices and their usefulness to field work Copyrighted image Credit: Rasica | Dreamstime.com
Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 04 Jun 2014
So much more than a telephone, mobile phones can be used for a variety of tasks when undertaking field work.

How can the Amazon survive?

How can the Amazon survive? Creative commons image Credit: CIFOR under CC-BYNC-ND licence
Updated 27 May 2014
Faced with various challenges, what does the Amazon system need to do in order to continue surviving?

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Introducing the environment: Ecology and ecosystems

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Introducing the environment: Ecology and ecosystems Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
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...

Water for life

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Water for life Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
Introductory level Duration 15 hours Updated 17 Oct 2013
Atoms, elements and molecules are the building blocks of everything that makes up our world, including ourselves. In this unit you will learn the...

Environment: Treading lightly on the Earth

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Environment: Treading lightly on the Earth Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
Introductory level Duration 15 hours Updated 04 Oct 2011
This unit focuses on the problem of green-house gas emissions, especially carbon dioxide, and explores what you can do to lighten those emissions...

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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 22 Jul 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 22 Jul 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 22 Jul 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...