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  • Why is New Delhi experiencing ever-worsening periods of smog? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

    Why is New Delhi experiencing ever-worsening periods of smog?

    By Ranjit Devraj

    The Indian city is seeing levels of dangerous pollution - similar to those that killed Londoners in 1952. Ranjit...

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    28 Nov 2017

  • Why is New Delhi experiencing ever-worsening periods of smog?

    Why is New Delhi experiencing ever-worsening periods of smog? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 28 Nov 2017
    The Indian city is seeing levels of dangerous pollution - similar to those that killed Londoners in 1952. Ranjit Devraj shines a light through the gloom.
  • 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...
  • 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
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    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.
  • 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.
  • Environment and Sustainable Development - Student Hub Live's Brexit Special Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University, Standard Youtube Licence
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    25 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    29 Jun 2017

  • Environment and Sustainable Development - Student Hub Live's Brexit Special

    Environment and Sustainable Development - Student Hub Live's Brexit Special Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University, Standard Youtube Licence
    Introductory level Duration 25 mins Updated 29 Jun 2017
    The third Brexit Special video by Student Hub Live.
  • Climate activism in a new era: why climate justice is worth the fight Creative commons image Icon "Dead Canaries Block the Road" by Kevin Mason under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license
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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 Jun 2017

  • Climate activism in a new era: why climate justice is worth the fight

    Climate activism in a new era: why climate justice is worth the fight Creative commons image Icon "Dead Canaries Block the Road" by Kevin Mason under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 14 Jun 2017
    Fighting for climate justice is becoming increasingly difficult, as shown by the conviction of five protesters in Wales. Yet, even it seems like an...
  • Clean Brexit, Dirty Brexit: Is this the last exit before armageddon? Creative commons image Icon "Woodhouse Moor skip fire" by Woodhouse Moor Online, via Flickr under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license
    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    14 Jun 2017

  • Clean Brexit, Dirty Brexit: Is this the last exit before armageddon?

    Clean Brexit, Dirty Brexit: Is this the last exit before armageddon? Creative commons image Icon "Woodhouse Moor skip fire" by Woodhouse Moor Online, via Flickr under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license
    Intermediate level Duration 5 mins Updated 14 Jun 2017
    Will Brexit mean a filthy bonfire of the regulations protecting our lungs?
  • In smokiest Sheffield Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Chemical Engineer

    In smokiest Sheffield

    By William Dean Howells

    William arrives in Sheffield - finding a city struggling environmentally and economically.

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    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    27 May 2016

  • In smokiest Sheffield

    In smokiest Sheffield Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Chemical Engineer
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 27 May 2016
    William arrives in Sheffield - finding a city struggling environmentally and economically.

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  • Water and human health

    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...

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    Free course

    9 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    15 Mar 2017

  • Water and human health

    Water and human health Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Introductory level Duration 9 hours Updated 15 Mar 2017
    Water is a natural resource that is vital for human survival and health, although...
  • Practising science: Reading the rocks and ecology

    Have you ever wondered how scientists analyse the environment? This free course, Practising science: Reading the rocks and ecology, introduces you...

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    14 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    24 Mar 2016

  • Practising science: Reading the rocks and ecology

    Practising science: Reading the rocks and ecology Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Introductory level Duration 14 hours Updated 24 Mar 2016
    Have you ever wondered how scientists analyse the environment? This free course,...
  • Health and environment

    To be able to understand the importance of the environment for our health, we need to know a little about the interdependence between environment...

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    Free course

    12 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    24 Mar 2016

  • Health and environment

    Health and environment Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Intermediate level Duration 12 hours Updated 24 Mar 2016
    To be able to understand the importance of the environment for our health, we need...
  • Energy resources: Water quality

    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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    Free course

    10 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    22 Mar 2016

  • Energy resources: Water quality

    Energy resources: Water quality Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Intermediate level Duration 10 hours Updated 22 Mar 2016
    Water is arguably the most important physical resource as it is the one that is...
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