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  • Extinctions at World Heritage Sites aren't just environmental disasters Creative commons image Icon Kirt Edblom under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    Extinctions at World Heritage Sites aren't just environmental disasters

    By Emiliano Rodríguez Mega

    As species vanish at alarming rates from protected areas, the impact goes beyond loss of diversity.  Emilio...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    01 Jun 2017

  • Extinctions at World Heritage Sites aren't just environmental disasters

    Extinctions at World Heritage Sites aren't just environmental disasters Creative commons image Icon Kirt Edblom under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 Jun 2017
    As species vanish at alarming rates from protected areas, the impact goes beyond loss of diversity.  Emilio Rodríguez Mega reports.
  • Earth In Vision: A Collection Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    Earth In Vision: A Collection

    The Earth in Vision project explores the BBC archives of environment themed television and radio programmes from...

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    3 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    18 Apr 2017

  • Earth In Vision: A Collection

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    Earth In Vision: A Collection Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 3 hours Updated 18 Apr 2017
    The Earth in Vision project explores the BBC archives of environment themed television and radio programmes from the last 70 years, looking at the...
  • More than carbon sinks: Other ways forests can fight climate change Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: music4life

    More than carbon sinks: Other ways forests can fight climate change

    By Crispin Maslog

    Trees can lock carbon dioxide safely out the atmosphere. But don't forget forests can cool and dampen the planet, too.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    04 Apr 2017

  • More than carbon sinks: Other ways forests can fight climate change

    More than carbon sinks: Other ways forests can fight climate change Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: music4life
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 04 Apr 2017
    Trees can lock carbon dioxide safely out the atmosphere. But don't forget forests can cool and dampen the planet, too.
  • The struggle to save the seabirds after the Torrey Canyon disaster Creative commons image Icon BBC World Service under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license

    The struggle to save the seabirds after the Torrey Canyon disaster

    By Dr J V Beer

    Fifty years ago [March 1967] the Torrey Canyon ran aground between Cornwall and the Isles Of Scilly, splilling over...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    29 Mar 2017

  • The struggle to save the seabirds after the Torrey Canyon disaster

    The struggle to save the seabirds after the Torrey Canyon disaster Creative commons image Icon BBC World Service under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 29 Mar 2017
    Fifty years ago [March 1967] the Torrey Canyon ran aground between Cornwall and the Isles Of Scilly, splilling over 100 million litres of crude oil into the...
  • What impact does your pet's food have on the environment? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: publicdomainpictures.net

    What impact does your pet's food have on the environment?

    By Dr Cailin Heinze

    Producing food for our four-legged friends comes with a massive environmental costs, explains Cailin Heinze.

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    21 Mar 2017

  • What impact does your pet's food have on the environment?

    What impact does your pet's food have on the environment? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: publicdomainpictures.net
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 21 Mar 2017
    Producing food for our four-legged friends comes with a massive environmental costs, explains Cailin Heinze.
  • What will Donald Trump do for the environment? Creative commons image Icon Gage Skidmore under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
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    09 Jan 2017

  • What will Donald Trump do for the environment?

    What will Donald Trump do for the environment? Creative commons image Icon Gage Skidmore under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Updated 09 Jan 2017
    A collection of experts try to predict how Donald Trump's presidency might impact on the planet.
  • OpenLearn Live: 30th November 2016 Creative commons image Icon Erik Wilde under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    OpenLearn Live: 30th November 2016

    By The OpenLearn team

    Look, we're calling them ice unicorns. What makes ice spikes happen? Plus Obama's record on climate change considered...

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    30 Nov 2016

  • OpenLearn Live: 30th November 2016

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    OpenLearn Live: 30th November 2016 Creative commons image Icon Erik Wilde under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Updated 30 Nov 2016
    Look, we're calling them ice unicorns. What makes ice spikes happen? Plus Obama's record on climate change considered, and how the Big Mac was born. Learning...
  • OpenLearn Live: 22nd August 2016 Creative commons image Icon Benjamin Hollis under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    OpenLearn Live: 22nd August 2016

    By The OpenLearn team

    The tiny pieces of metal that climbers hang their life from, and the fight for the right to see the code running your...

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    5 mins

    Updated on:

    22 Aug 2016

  • OpenLearn Live: 22nd August 2016

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    OpenLearn Live: 22nd August 2016 Creative commons image Icon Benjamin Hollis under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Duration 5 mins Updated 22 Aug 2016
    The tiny pieces of metal that climbers hang their life from, and the fight for the right to see the code running your body. Free learning from across the day.
  • Richard Brock - Earth in Vision Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    Richard Brock - Earth in Vision

    Richard Brock, founder of the Brock Initiative and Living Planet Productions, discusses 'Life on Earth', archive and...

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    30 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    23 Jun 2016

  • Richard Brock - Earth in Vision

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    Richard Brock - Earth in Vision Creative commons image Icon 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 broadcast. 
  • OpenLearn Live: 13th April 2016 Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Public domain

    OpenLearn Live: 13th April 2016

    By The OpenLearn team

    The Sussex schoolboy who reinvented himself as a First Nation environmentalist, and Arnold Wesker remembered. Then...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    13 Apr 2016

  • OpenLearn Live: 13th April 2016

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    OpenLearn Live: 13th April 2016 Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Public domain
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 13 Apr 2016
    The Sussex schoolboy who reinvented himself as a First Nation environmentalist, and Arnold Wesker remembered. Then more free learning across the day.

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    Evaluating contemporary science

    Course Course
    Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 14 Aug 2017 Register by 14 Sep 2017
    Effective communication is essential in science, but do you ever wonder whether...

    Environmental management 1

    Course Course
    Intermediate level Duration 300 hours Updated 14 Aug 2017 Register by 14 Sep 2017
    Environmental management can be understood as managing our relationship with the...

    Environment: journeys through a changing world

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    Environment: journeys through a changing world
    Introductory level Duration 600 hours Updated 14 Aug 2017 Register by 11 Jan 2018
    Our world is changing fast ? we are experiencing pressure from climate change,...

    Mental health and community

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    Intermediate level Duration 600 hours Updated 14 Aug 2017 Register by 14 Sep 2017
    What causes mental distress and what can be done about it? How is health and...

    Chemistry: further concepts and applications

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    Advanced level Duration 600 hours Updated 14 Aug 2017 Register by 14 Sep 2017
    Chemistry is fundamental in our lives and this module explores chemistry in the...

    Advanced routing - CCNP 1

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    Advanced routing - CCNP 1
    Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 14 Aug 2017 Register by 12 Apr 2018
    As a Cisco Academy, we can offer you the opportunity to study the Cisco Certified...

    Environment: sharing a dynamic planet

    Course Course
    New content
    Intermediate level Duration 600 hours Updated 14 Aug 2017 Register by 14 Sep 2017
    Environmental issues pose challenges. What are the biophysical and social causes...

    Science, technology and maths Access module

    Course Course
    Introductory level Duration 300 hours Updated 14 Aug 2017 Register by 11 Jan 2018
    Are you new to higher education study or returning after a break? This Access...

    New managers' toolkit

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    Introductory level Updated 14 Aug 2017 Register by 01 Feb 2018
    Becoming a manager may have been a dream job and an aspiration for a long time....

    Making environmental decisions

    Course Course
    Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 14 Aug 2017 Register by 12 Oct 2017
    Many decisions and actions, both individual and collective, affect our environment...
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