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  • 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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    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.
  • How can you use sand to store energy? Creative commons image Icon Łukasz Zabierowski under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    How can you use sand to store energy?

    By Ali Audi

    A new project is attempting to bring together two things the desert has in abundance - sand and sunshine - to...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    09 Aug 2016

  • How can you use sand to store energy?

    How can you use sand to store energy? Creative commons image Icon Łukasz Zabierowski under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 09 Aug 2016
    A new project is attempting to bring together two things the desert has in abundance - sand and sunshine - to generate power cleanly and efficiently.
  • Customer Service: Expert's Corner with Professor Sally Dibb Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Sally Dibb

    Customer Service: Expert's Corner with Professor Sally Dibb

    By Professor Sally Dibb

    Professor Sally Dibb answers questions on customer service in business, including how globalisation affects brands...

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    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    16 Feb 2016

  • Customer Service: Expert's Corner with Professor Sally Dibb

    Customer Service: Expert's Corner with Professor Sally Dibb Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Sally Dibb
    Intermediate level Updated 16 Feb 2016
    Professor Sally Dibb answers questions on customer service in business, including how globalisation affects brands and why is customer relationship...
  • The Bottom Line Expert Opinion: Customer Service Creative commons image Icon Richard, via Flickr under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    The Bottom Line Expert Opinion: Customer Service

    By Dr Peter Bloom

    Is a consumer focus appropriate for all business - public as well as private? Peter Bloom discusses customer service...

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    16 Feb 2016

  • The Bottom Line Expert Opinion: Customer Service

    The Bottom Line Expert Opinion: Customer Service Creative commons image Icon Richard, via Flickr under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Updated 16 Feb 2016
    Is a consumer focus appropriate for all business - public as well as private? Peter Bloom discusses customer service in the contemporary age.
  • The London Markets: The Fish Market Creative commons image Icon nic0 under CC-BY-NC-SA licence under Creative-Commons license

    The London Markets: The Fish Market

    The sustainability of fish stocks threatens the future for Billingsgate - but there are more pressing challenges to the traditions of London's fish...

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    22 Jan 2016

  • The London Markets: The Fish Market

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    The London Markets: The Fish Market Creative commons image Icon nic0 under CC-BY-NC-SA licence under Creative-Commons license
    Updated 22 Jan 2016
    The sustainability of fish stocks threatens the future for Billingsgate - but there are more pressing challenges to the traditions of London's fish market.
  • What is aquaponics - and how can fish poo help feed the world? Creative commons image Icon USFWS Mountain Prairie under CC-BY licence under Creative-Commons license

    What is aquaponics - and how can fish poo help feed the world?

    By Professor Hamish Cunningham, Dr Benz Kotzen

    Waste products from fish can contribute to a new type of sustainable agriculture. Kate Humble is involved, too.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    11 Nov 2015

  • What is aquaponics - and how can fish poo help feed the world?

    What is aquaponics - and how can fish poo help feed the world? Creative commons image Icon USFWS Mountain Prairie under CC-BY licence under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 11 Nov 2015
    Waste products from fish can contribute to a new type of sustainable agriculture. Kate Humble is involved, too.
  • George at Asda – What makes clothing ownership and use sustainable?

    By Catherine Watkins

    Catherine Watkins from George at Asda explains what the large business does to support sustainability.

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    05 Nov 2015

  • George at Asda – What makes clothing ownership and use sustainable?

    Updated 05 Nov 2015
    Catherine Watkins from George at Asda explains what the large business does to support sustainability.
  • Sustainable Design – Innovative design techniques Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Rhiannon Hunt

    Sustainable Design – Innovative design techniques

    By Rhiannon Hunt

    Designer Rhiannon Hunt explains what the challenge of producing sustainable clothing adds to her experience of...

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    Updated on:

    05 Nov 2015

  • Sustainable Design – Innovative design techniques

    Sustainable Design – Innovative design techniques Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Rhiannon Hunt
    Updated 05 Nov 2015
    Designer Rhiannon Hunt explains what the challenge of producing sustainable clothing adds to her experience of designing t-shirts.
  • Do our clothes shopping habits require retail therapy?

    By Natalie Dukes

    Many of us are culprits when it comes to buying more clothes than we can possibly wear, but what harm could it do?...

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    Updated on:

    03 Nov 2015

  • Do our clothes shopping habits require retail therapy?

    Updated 03 Nov 2015
    Many of us are culprits when it comes to buying more clothes than we can possibly wear, but what harm could it do? Guest author Natalie Dukes explains her...
  • Mass production and the consequent devaluation of our clothes

    By Dr Patsy Perry

    What effect has mass production had on the way we see our clothes? Dr Patsy Perry discusses how our outlook has...

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    03 Nov 2015

  • Mass production and the consequent devaluation of our clothes

    Updated 03 Nov 2015
    What effect has mass production had on the way we see our clothes? Dr Patsy Perry discusses how our outlook has changed over time.

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  • Sustainable Scotland

    Sustainable Scotland is a free course that will appeal to anyone with an interest in a sustainable future in the context of contemporary Scottish...

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    5 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    30 Mar 2016

  • Sustainable Scotland

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    Sustainable Scotland Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Introductory level Duration 5 hours Updated 30 Mar 2016
    Sustainable Scotland is a free course that will appeal to anyone with an interest...
  • Transport and sustainability

    This free course, Transport and sustainability, explores the issues around sustainable transport and how the role of technology and society can...

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    12 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    17 Mar 2016

  • Transport and sustainability

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    Intermediate level Duration 12 hours Updated 17 Mar 2016
    This free course, Transport and sustainability, explores the issues around...
  • An introduction to sustainable energy

    The search for sustainable energy will dominate the twenty-first century. This free course, An introduction to sustainable energy, provides an...

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    3 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    17 Mar 2016

  • An introduction to sustainable energy

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    An introduction to sustainable energy Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Introductory level Duration 3 hours Updated 17 Mar 2016
    The search for sustainable energy will dominate the twenty-first century. This...

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    Managing for sustainability

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    Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 16 Mar 2017 Register by 13 Apr 2017
    This module will increase your understanding of delivering and supporting...

    Environmental management 1

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    Environmental management 1 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
    Intermediate level Duration 300 hours Updated 16 Mar 2017 Register by 14 Sep 2017
    Why is environmental management vital for our sustainability? What kind of...

    Energy and sustainability

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    Energy and sustainability Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
    Intermediate level Duration 300 hours Updated 16 Mar 2017 Register by 14 Sep 2017
    Can nuclear power, carbon capture and storage or renewable energy sources provide...
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