Nature & Environment courses

Total courses: 128
Environmental Challenges: Human Impact in the Natural Environment
4.52

Complex patterns in ecology are not always causal and predictable. Populations have their own dynamics that can be independent of external environmental conditions. In this course we look at the way that natural systems are...

Sustainable Construction and Development
4.65

Improve your understanding of sustainable construction and development Sustainable development meets the needs of the present by carrying out activities that do not compromise future generations’ ability to meet their own needs. On this course,...

From Waste to Value: How to Tackle Food Waste
4.7

Explore how combatting food waste and food loss can help the environmentPlease note this course runs without facilitation. A Spanish version of the course can be found here. The significant contribution the food system makes...

Why Does Media Matter for Development?
4.83

Learn why the media matters for international developmentThis comprehensive four-week course will show you the ways that international development is conceptualised, imagined and communicated as an area of study. You’ll decipher the ways in which...

Learning for a Sustainable Future: Live at COP26
4.81

Live at COP26The 26th UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) is being held in Glasgow, Scotland between 31st October and 12th November 2021. It will bring together heads of state, climate experts and campaigners to agree...

Placemaking and Public Space Design: Unlocking Tourist Destinations
4

Discover placemaking, place shaping, and what makes an attractive tourist spaceWhat is it that makes a tourist hotspot hot? When it comes to developing sustainable, attractive, and exciting tourist destinations, high quality public spaces are...

Climate Change and Resilience in Food Systems
4.58

Learn about the effects of climate change and how to build resilience in agriculture and food systems. Even small climate changes can have large-scale consequences in agriculture and food systems with devastating effects for the...

Story of a Wine: The Importance of Being Prosecco
4.77

Learn about the history, the production and the challenges that face ProseccoWhether you’re a wine novice, an enthusiastic student, a curious viticulturist or an expert oenologist, this four-week course from the University of Padova will...

Humanitarian Action, Response and Relief
4.79

Explore the fundamentals of humanitarian action A timely and efficient humanitarian response can save lives during emergencies and disasters. A good knowledge of emergency preparedness and disaster management is vital, not only for saving lives...

Transforming Energy Systems: Why Governance Matters
4.6

Understand the importance of governance for rapid energy system decarbonisation. Energy governance includes the rules, regulations, institutions and politics that affect energy system change. Effective governance is key to the transformation of ener...

Understanding Food Labels
4.75

Get the facts you need to put your trust in the food systemPlease note this course runs without facilitation Huge amounts of information are provided on food product labels, but surveys have shown that we’re...

Internet of Things (IoT) and Sustainability
4.65

Understand how IoT can address sustainability challengesAs our world becomes more and more connected, we use smart devices to overcome different obstacles in our day-to-day lives. But what happens when we turn IoT technology toward...

Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Earth Monitoring
4.54

Learn to use AI and ML to improve the use of big data in Earth Monitoring. This is a fast-changing and critical time for Earth Observation (EO), especially for those involved in its use for...

Climate Solutions: India
4.78

Tackle the climate emergency in IndiaClimate Change is one of the greatest threats we face. The impacts of climate change are already being felt around the world, affecting both natural and human systems, and these...

Sustainability in the New Zealand Wine Industry
4.35

Explore how sustainable wine production worksNew Zealand is a “new world” producer of wines, innovating to provide high-quality products assisted by technology and driven by sustainability. On this four-week course from the Nelson Marlborough Instit...

Organising for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
4.75

Learn how to tackle sustainability challenges through the 17 SDGsThe world is facing unprecedented and pressing social and environmental challenges. The United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals have been developed to tackle these issues and are...

Le Développement Durable Dans L'Action Humanitaire

Découvrez comment rendre l’action humanitaire plus durable. Intégrer la durabilité dans l’action humanitaire est essentiel pour rendre les organisations humanitaires plus efficaces et responsables. Vous analyserez la durabilité dans la chaîne d’appr...

Responsible Marketing and the Fundamentals of Corporate Social Responsibility
4.5

Investigate the role marketing plays in corporate social responsibilityOn this course, you’ll explore the importance of responsible marketing through theory and principles as well as applied examples. You’ll learn more about the ways consumption der...

Global Resource Politics: the Past, Present and Future of Oil, Gas and Shale
4.3

Energy is often said to be the lifeblood of modern society. Multiple sea changes are currently afoot in the global economy, at the heart of which lies energy. Understand the numerous critical energy challenges the...

Life on Mars
5

Take a front-row ride to the red planetWhat’s it made of? Is there water there? Can we live there? These are the biggest questions experts are asking about Mars, and they’re getting ever closer to...