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James Honeyborne - Earth in Vision

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James Honeyborne - Earth in Vision Creative commons image The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 28 Jul 2016
James Honeyborne, producer and director of award-winning wildlife TV documentaries for BBC, Discovery Channel and National Geographic discusses...

Julian Hector - Earth in Vision

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Julian Hector - Earth in Vision Creative commons image The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
Introductory level Duration 30 mins Updated 21 Jul 2016
Julian Hector, Head of the BBC Natural History Unit and former seabird biologist, discusses commissioning programmes, the difference between radio...

Climate change’s costs are still escalating

Climate change’s costs are still escalating Creative commons image Yeoh Thean Kheng - Flickr under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 20 Jul 2016
Scientific reports released for a conference today on disaster risk reduction warn that people are already dying and economies being hit by...

Soil could save Earth from overheating

Soil could save Earth from overheating Creative commons image Natural Resources Conservation Science under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 20 Jul 2016
New research shows that changing the way we farm and manage soils so they store carbon rather than lose it would help avoid dangerous climate...

Oil majors told to adapt or die

Oil majors told to adapt or die Copyrighted image Copyright: The Open University / Karen Parker
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 20 Jul 2016
As profits and prices plummet, the oil conglomerates – some of the world’s biggest companies – have been warned they must change their ways or face...

Richard Brock - Earth in Vision

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Richard Brock - Earth in Vision Creative commons image The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
Introductory level Duration 30 mins Updated 23 Jun 2016
Richard Brock, founder of the Brock Initiative and Living Planet Productions, discusses 'Life on Earth', archive and conservation issues in...

OpenLearn Live: 8th June 2016

OpenLearn Live: 8th June 2016 Copyright free image Copyright free: Didgeman
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 08 Jun 2016
Why antibiotics in cow dung might be even more worrying than you'd guess, and the sinking value of Coca-Cola. Free learning from through the...

Vanessa Berlowitz - Earth in Vision

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Vanessa Berlowitz - Earth in Vision Creative commons image The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
Introductory level Duration 30 mins Updated 23 May 2016
Vanessa Berlowitz, world-renowned wildlife film producer and director, talks inspiration, archive and her optimist for the Earth. 

Alastair Fothergill - Earth in Vision

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Alastair Fothergill - Earth in Vision Creative commons image The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 23 May 2016
Alastair Fothergill, former Head of the BBC Natural History Unit and Series Producer of 'The Blue Planet', 'Planet Earth' and Executive Producer of...

Sir David Attenborough - Earth in Vision

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Sir David Attenborough - Earth in Vision Creative commons image The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
Introductory level Duration 40 mins Updated 06 May 2016
Sir David Attenborough discusses his inspirations, regrets, CGI, digital archive and the future of the planet.

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Climate change

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Intermediate level Duration 18 hours Updated 21 Mar 2016
Climate change is a key issue on today's social and political agenda. This free course explores the basic science that underpins climate change and...

Managing coastal environments

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Intermediate level Duration 3 hours Updated 09 Mar 2016
Coastal environments are by their nature ever-changing. This free course, Managing coastal environments, looks at the example of the Blackwater...

Climate change: island life in a volatile world

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Intermediate level Duration 15 hours Updated 04 Mar 2016
What impact will global warming really have? This free course, Climate change: island life in a volatile world, examines the potential problems...

Water and human health

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Introductory level Duration 9 hours Updated 02 Mar 2016
Water is a natural resource that is vital for human survival and health, although only a tiny fraction of the Earth's supply is available to humans...