Protected areas valorisation

Protected areas valorisation

This MOOC is about the sustainable use or valorisation of natural resources in protected areas. The main goal of this course is to introduce some of the commonly-used ways to sustainably valorise protected areas (and their resources), thereby contributing to their...
National greenhouse gas inventory for land use

National greenhouse gas inventory for land use

This course examines the biological and physical processes that lead to the production of GHG emissions and removals from land use-related activities. It provides learners with guidance in calculating emissions and removals from these activities by helping to identify...
Climate Action in Biodiverse Landscapes

Climate Action in Biodiverse Landscapes

The question is no longer WHY should we take climate action, but rather HOW we can take action. In this course you will learn how to take joint action to understand and address climate change impacts in your landscape or work. It is widely recognized that there is an...
Climate Change: The Science and Global Impact

Climate Change: The Science and Global Impact

Climate change is arguably the greatest challenge of our time. Human activity has already warmed the planet by one degree Celsius relative to pre-industrial times, and we are feeling the effects through record heat waves, droughts, wildfires and flooding. If we...
Nature-based Solutions for Disaster and Climate Resilience

Nature-based Solutions for Disaster and Climate Resilience

Nature offers many solutions for reducing the impacts from disasters and climate impacts. This may include protecting forests on steep slopes, maintaining sand dunes along coastlines, wetlands to buffer excess rainwater. These so-called ‘Nature- based solutions’ (NbS)...