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  • OpenLearn Live: 18th November 2016 Creative commons image Icon Highways England under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    OpenLearn Live: 18th November 2016

    By The OpenLearn team

    Where roads meet and elegantly entwine; taking back control; and saving plants from extinction in the Midlands. ...

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    5 mins

    Updated on:

    18 Nov 2016

  • OpenLearn Live: 18th November 2016

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    OpenLearn Live: 18th November 2016 Creative commons image Icon Highways England under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Nov 2016
    Where roads meet and elegantly entwine; taking back control; and saving plants from extinction in the Midlands. Learning and research across the day.
  • Bird ringing in Bog Meadows Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    Bird ringing in Bog Meadows

    Bird ringing is a world-wide method of finding out where birds migrate and how population levels change. This video...

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    Updated on:

    20 Jan 2016

  • Bird ringing in Bog Meadows

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    Bird ringing in Bog Meadows Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Updated 20 Jan 2016
    Bird ringing is a world-wide method of finding out where birds migrate and how population levels change. This video shows how it works in Bog Meadows, a...
  • Galápagos: Conservation on a World Heritage Site Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: David Robinson

    Galápagos: Conservation on a World Heritage Site

    By Dr David Robinson

    What makes the Galápagos archipelago so unique and what is the impact of this uniqueness on its conservation?

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    Updated on:

    03 Dec 2013

  • Galápagos: Conservation on a World Heritage Site

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

    Environmental Elevator Music

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    Environmental Elevator Music
    Updated 15 Aug 2013
    By Marina Alenius
    Thoughts pre- and post U116.
  • Conserving large predators Creative commons image Icon Martin_Heigan under CC-BY-NC-ND licence under Creative-Commons license

    Conserving large predators

    By Monty Don, Professor David MacDonald

    Majestic or problematic? David MacDonald talks to Monty Don about conserving carnivores.

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    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    16 Jul 2013

  • Conserving large predators

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    Conserving large predators Creative commons image Icon Martin_Heigan under CC-BY-NC-ND licence under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 16 Jul 2013
    Majestic or problematic? David MacDonald talks to Monty Don about conserving carnivores.
  • OU on the BBC: Saving Species: Series 3, Episode 20 Creative commons image Icon The Welsh Coast In May / bestfor / richard / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 under Creative-Commons license

    OU on the BBC: Saving Species: Series 3, Episode 20

    By The OpenLearn team

    This week on Saving Species: The latest news on the designation of conservation areas around the English and Welsh...

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    Article

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 Jan 2013

  • OU on the BBC: Saving Species: Series 3, Episode 20

    OU on the BBC: Saving Species: Series 3, Episode 20 Creative commons image Icon The Welsh Coast In May / bestfor / richard / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Updated 14 Jan 2013
    This week on Saving Species: The latest news on the designation of conservation areas around the English and Welsh coast.
  • String of sausages lichen Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    String of sausages lichen

    By Sam Bosanquet

    Could this unusually named lichen be making a comeback?

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    07 Jan 2013

  • String of sausages lichen

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    String of sausages lichen Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 07 Jan 2013
    Could this unusually named lichen be making a comeback?
  • The natural environment at the heart of human creativity Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: New Networks for Nature

    The natural environment at the heart of human creativity

    By Professor Tim Birkhead

    Tim Birkhead discusses a new collective whose creative work is influenced by the natural environment.

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    20 Dec 2012

  • The natural environment at the heart of human creativity

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    The natural environment at the heart of human creativity Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: New Networks for Nature
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 20 Dec 2012
    Tim Birkhead discusses a new collective whose creative work is influenced by the natural environment.
  • The Greenland white-fronted goose Creative commons image Icon Greenland White Fronted Goose / Hilary Chambers / CC BY-ND 2.0 under Creative-Commons license

    The Greenland white-fronted goose

    By Professor Tony Fox

    Waterfowl expert Tony Fox talks to Saving Species about a goose that has been on conservation concern for many years.

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    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    07 Dec 2012

  • The Greenland white-fronted goose

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    The Greenland white-fronted goose Creative commons image Icon Greenland White Fronted Goose / Hilary Chambers / CC BY-ND 2.0 under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 07 Dec 2012
    Waterfowl expert Tony Fox talks to Saving Species about a goose that has been on conservation concern for many years.

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  • Extending water resources

    Water is arguably the most important physical resource as it is the one that is essential to human survival. Understanding the global water cycle...

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    7 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    16 Mar 2016

  • Extending water resources

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    Extending water resources Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Intermediate level Duration 7 hours Updated 16 Mar 2016
    Water is arguably the most important physical resource as it is the one that is...
  • Managing coastal environments

    Coastal environments are by their nature ever-changing. This free course, Managing coastal environments, looks at the example of the Blackwater...

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    3 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    09 Mar 2016

  • Managing coastal environments

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    Managing coastal environments Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Intermediate level Duration 3 hours Updated 09 Mar 2016
    Coastal environments are by their nature ever-changing. This free course, Managing...
  • Aberdulais Falls: A case study in Welsh heritage

    This free course, Aberdulais Falls: A case study in Welsh heritage, looks at the Aberdulais Falls in Wales, and considers the key issues affecting...

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    2 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    11 Jan 2016

  • Aberdulais Falls: A case study in Welsh heritage

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    Aberdulais Falls: A case study in Welsh heritage Creative commons image Icon Robert J Heath under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 2 hours Updated 11 Jan 2016
    This free course, Aberdulais Falls: A case study in Welsh heritage, looks at the...
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