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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.
two veterinarians in a field with cows
Complutense University of Madrid
Animal Viruses
Learn how important animal viruses are transmitted between animals and humans, and understand the diseases they produce.
University of Leeds
Environmental Challenges: Human Impact in the Natural Environment
Complexity in nature arises from a myriad of simple interactions. How can this lead to an unpredictable dynamism?
A city skyline with information symbols overlaid
InnoEnergy
Smart Grids for Smart Cities
Find out how smart grids and big data can help citizens, companies and cities understand energy use and reduce carbon footprint.
Colorado State University
Water for the People
Explore how access to water relates to gender and human rights with this online course.
Open cut mine in a forest.
Deakin University
Introduction to Sustainability and Development
Explore the impact of human activity on our planet, and what we can do to ensure a sustainable future for everybody.
A diver exploring some amphora from a shipwreck
University of Southampton
Shipwrecks and Submerged Worlds
Learn how maritime archaeology investigates our changing relationship with the oceans and seas, from 2.5m years ago until today.
A matrix overlaid with information symbols representing blockchain in the energy sector
InnoEnergy
Blockchain in the Energy Sector
Understand how blockchain works, where the technology has come from and why it will empower energy customers like never before.
A person holds a smartphone up to take a picture of a landscape scene.
The Open University
The Earth in My Pocket: an Introduction to Geology
Get an introduction to geology. Discover where materials that make up everyday objects come from and how to use them sustainably.
University of Reading
Big Data and the Environment
From sources such as satellites, sensors and social media, how can environmental data analytics benefit business and research?
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?
A deep ocean giant isopod
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.
Image showing different types of power plants
University of Basel
Exploring Possible Futures
Take a look at the future and learn how to develop and use models in environmental and energy economics.
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