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  • Blue Planet II's message to humanity Creative commons image Icon Denis Felikson, University of Texas / NASA under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    Blue Planet II's message to humanity

    By Miranda Dyson, Dr Philip Sexton

    Alongside the stunning photography and amazing stories, there's a serious warning in Blue Planet II that deserves our...

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    30 Oct 2017

  • Blue Planet II's message to humanity

    Blue Planet II's message to humanity Creative commons image Icon Denis Felikson, University of Texas / NASA under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 30 Oct 2017
    Alongside the stunning photography and amazing stories, there's a serious warning in Blue Planet II that deserves our attention, say Miranda Dyson and Phil...
  • The Legacy of Nuclear Power: Part 1 Creative commons image Icon cyocum under CC-BY licence under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license
    Audio

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    03 Oct 2017

  • The Legacy of Nuclear Power: Part 1

    Featuring: Audio Audio
    The Legacy of Nuclear Power: Part 1 Creative commons image Icon cyocum under CC-BY licence under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 03 Oct 2017
    How do local communities respond to the risks and opportunities of nuclear power? 
  • How do fire controls harm biodiversity? Creative commons image Icon Francesco Veronesi under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    How do fire controls harm biodiversity?

    By Rodrigo de Oliveira Andrade

    Attempts to control human created fire in Brazil has seen a growth of dense forest - but it comes at a cost, reports...

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    26 Sep 2017

  • How do fire controls harm biodiversity?

    How do fire controls harm biodiversity? Creative commons image Icon Francesco Veronesi under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 26 Sep 2017
    Attempts to control human created fire in Brazil has seen a growth of dense forest - but it comes at a cost, reports Rodrigo de Oliveira Andrade.
  • What is the Minamata Convention on Mercury and what does it mean? Creative commons image Icon Medvedev under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    12 Sep 2017

  • What is the Minamata Convention on Mercury and what does it mean?

    What is the Minamata Convention on Mercury and what does it mean? Creative commons image Icon Medvedev under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 12 Sep 2017
    In August 2017, a new convention governing the use of Mercury came into force (at least in the countries which have signed up). María Elena Hurtado explains...
  • What effects does mercury have on health and the environment? Creative commons image Icon STA3816 under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    What effects does mercury have on health and the environment?

    Although in its natural form mercury is not especially toxic, it still poses a real risk when it finds its way into...

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    12 Sep 2017

  • What effects does mercury have on health and the environment?

    What effects does mercury have on health and the environment? Creative commons image Icon STA3816 under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 12 Sep 2017
    Although in its natural form mercury is not especially toxic, it still poses a real risk when it finds its way into the environment.
  • Should Houston prepare for more Hurricanes like Harvey? Creative commons image Icon The National Guard under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    Should Houston prepare for more Hurricanes like Harvey?

    By Andrew King

    It's been an event described as "historic" and "once in a thousand years" - but Andrew King explains why a changing...

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    29 Aug 2017

  • Should Houston prepare for more Hurricanes like Harvey?

    Should Houston prepare for more Hurricanes like Harvey? Creative commons image Icon The National Guard under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 29 Aug 2017
    It's been an event described as "historic" and "once in a thousand years" - but Andrew King explains why a changing climate might mean Harvey may be a...
  • Is your wash day polluting the oceans? Creative commons image Icon Mirko Tobias Schafer under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    Is your wash day polluting the oceans?

    By Dr Natalie Welden

    Every time you wash your clothes, microfibres escape into the environment. And that, explains Dr Natalie Welden, is a...

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    25 Aug 2017

  • Is your wash day polluting the oceans?

    Is your wash day polluting the oceans? Creative commons image Icon Mirko Tobias Schafer under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Aug 2017
    Every time you wash your clothes, microfibres escape into the environment. And that, explains Dr Natalie Welden, is a huge threat to our oceans.
  • North Sea, air safety and Brexit Creative commons image Icon "Crew Change" by arbyreed, via Flickr under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license

    North Sea, air safety and Brexit

    By James Cusick

    Does the political fight about who controls safety in the North Sea reveal just how difficult Brexit is going to be?

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    Article

    5 mins

    Updated on:

    25 Aug 2017

  • North Sea, air safety and Brexit

    North Sea, air safety and Brexit Creative commons image Icon "Crew Change" by arbyreed, via Flickr under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license
    Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Aug 2017
    Does the political fight about who controls safety in the North Sea reveal just how difficult Brexit is going to be?
  • ‘Citizen sensing’ and new forms of environmental monitoring Creative commons image Icon Riffle under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    25 Aug 2017

  • ‘Citizen sensing’ and new forms of environmental monitoring

    ‘Citizen sensing’ and new forms of environmental monitoring Creative commons image Icon Riffle under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 25 Aug 2017
    What technological challenges are faced by communities seeking to understand environmental change at different geographical scales?
  • I Bought A Rainforest - Episode 1 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Charlie Hamilton James

    I Bought A Rainforest - Episode 1

    By The OpenLearn team

    Charlie's dream was soon shattered when he got to the land he bought over the phone. And watch Charlie get to know a...

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    Video

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 Aug 2017

  • I Bought A Rainforest - Episode 1

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    I Bought A Rainforest - Episode 1 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Charlie Hamilton James
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 14 Aug 2017
    Charlie's dream was soon shattered when he got to the land he bought over the phone. And watch Charlie get to know a local resident - a venomous snake.

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    Science: microbes

    Course Course
    Introductory level Updated 13 Nov 2017 Register by 01 Feb 2018
    This online course explores the intriguing world of bacteria, viruses, and other...

    New managers' toolkit

    Course Course
    Introductory level Updated 13 Nov 2017 Register by 01 Feb 2018
    Becoming a manager may have been a dream job and an aspiration for a long time....
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