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Nature & Environment
There is a growing awareness that fashion – and particularly fast fashion – is environmentally unsustainable.
Responding to the climate crisis can feel overwhelming. There are so many things we can do to be greener that it's hard to know where to start.
Jo Hand explores carbon footprints and how we can all make an environmental impact.
Jen Gale explores the idea of leading a sustainable(ish) lifestyle.
Sisters Against Plastic (Mary and Theresa) are ‘normal people’ who noticed just how much plastic they were using.
Ann Storr explores simple options to tackle food waste.
Health, Sports & Psychology
The COVID-19 pandemic has led to an increased focus on the value of participating in nature. This article explores how outdoor spaces can improve our mental health.
Welcome to OpenLearn’s ‘Studying Mammals’ series. This collection of 10 free courses covers everything from the largest to the smallest of mammals, their eating habits and social interactions.
Dr. Eleni Dimou looks at how we have lost our relationality to nature and considers alternative indigenous perspectives that view human beings in connection and complementarity with Mother Earth.
Friday 5th June is World Environment Day. Check out our FREE courses, articles and other content related to the environment and nature.
Dr Clare Lawson looks at the common names given to wildflowers and how these can vary depending which part of the country you are from.
Society, Politics & Law
Dr Andy Morris looks at one of the less familiar members of the crow family - the chough. Is there a connection between this bird and Celtic speaking areas?
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