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Nature & Environment Courses

How is our need for energy and resources shaping the environmental challenges for tomorrow? Explore the natural world, and understand the causes and impact of climate change, with our online environment and biology courses.

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University of Reading
Come Rain or Shine
Understand and explore the physical processes behind the weather
The Open University
In the Night Sky: Orion
Explore the night sky, discover how stars formed and find out about exoplanets, all through the constellation of Orion.
Grenoble Ecole de Management
New Energy Technologies
Explore the development of new energy technologies and discover key energy challenges with this online course.
University College Dublin
Planetary Urbanisation
Whether you live in a city or not, urbanisation affects you. Learn more about the impact and challenge of urbanisation worldwide.
University of Oslo
What Works
Explore promising strategies in international development related to agriculture, health, governance, and poverty reduction.
University of Leeds
Environmental Challenges: Rights and Values in Ecosystem Services
Differences in values can create conflict. How can we learn to manage our natural resources with integrity?
University of Leeds
Environmental Challenges: Scarcity and Conflict in the Natural Environment
War and conflict can severely disrupt the governance of the environment. What is the impact on both people and the environment?
Uppsala University
Climate Change Leadership
Learn how to apply climate change leadership in your business, municipality or organization, with this free online course.
The Open University
Elements of Renewable Energy
Learn how sustainable energy from the Greek elements – Earth, Air, Fire and Water – can replace fossil fuels and nuclear power.
The Open University
Introduction to Ecosystems
Gain an understanding of the natural world, how the web of life works, with illustrations from around the world.
University of Southampton
Exploring Our Oceans
Explore the half of our world covered by deep ocean, and how our lives affect the hidden face of our planet.
University of Leeds
Environmental Challenges: Hierarchy in Property Rights
How does language help us develop our relationship with nature and determine the rights of access and ownership?