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Explore our shared home and get to know the species you're sharing it with.
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Nature & Environment

Energy in buildings

Themes covered in this free course, Energy in buildings, include reducing heating demand in buildings, heating systems and fuel emissions, and reducing electricity use by appliances. The course looks at the importance of energy in buildings in the UK, investigate heat loss and how to prevent it, ways of increasing building efficiency, ...

Free course
10 hrs
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Nature & Environment

Sperm counts

How much sperm does a man make? Would you explode if you don't release your sperm? Explore the male reproductive system in this article and video.

Article
15 mins
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Nature & Environment

Aquatic mammals

Mammals come in a bewildering variety of shapes and sizes and yet all of the 4700 or so species have some characteristics in common, which justifies the inclusion of diverse types within a single group. Although mammals evolved on land, a number of species have become adapted to spending part or all of their lives in water and it is these ...

Free course
5 hrs
Energy in buildings free course icon level 3: advanced icon

Nature & Environment

Energy in buildings

Themes covered in this free course, Energy in buildings, include reducing heating demand in buildings, heating systems and fuel emissions, and reducing electricity use by appliances. The course looks at the importance of energy in buildings in the UK, investigate heat loss and how to prevent it, ways of increasing building efficiency, ...

Free course
10 hrs
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Nature & Environment

Bumblebees

Bumblebees need areas free of insecticide and with suitable wild flowers. Neonic pesticide has linked to long-term wild bee decline. Learn how to make your environment bee-friendly in this guide.

Article
10 mins
Golden Globe Ocean Race: The next 50 years? video icon

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Golden Globe Ocean Race: The next 50 years?

Dr David Assinder takes a look ahead at the next 50 years and explores the changes to our oceans. 

Video
20 mins