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Summing It Up: Food and the Ocean

In this module, we learned that the ocean plays a vital role in ensuring food security, and moreover that fisheries and aquaculture need to be better managed if we want the ocean to continue being…

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Our Ocean: A Finite Resource

In this chapter we learn about the enormous contribution of fish and seafood to human nutrition, what the ocean provides us, and how its resources are finite. This video is licensed under the CC…

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Governing Ocean Pollution

In this video, you will learn how multifaceted strategies for governing ocean pollution can be. Ocean pollution does not know any boundaries but it affects us all and all parts of the world,…

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Submarine Landslides and Tsunamis

Earthquakes can cause tsunamis. This video deals with another cause of tsunamis, namely submarine landslides. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license. This video is licensed under…

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Ocean Literacy

A sustainable ocean concerns us all - ocean literacy is essential to bring out engagement, to bring across knowledge and to enable people to feel empowered to be better stewards of their ocean. This…

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The Ocean as a Common Heritage of Humankind

In this video, you will find out how governance of the territorial (and coastal) waters of sovereign states differs from governance of the high seas. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA…

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The Ages of Globalization

Today’s most urgent problems are fundamentally global. They require nothing less than concerted, planet-wide action if we are to secure a long-term future. But humanity’s story has always…

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Water-related Ecosystems

This chapter discusses water-related ecosystems in the contexts of the SDGs and the water quality challenge in the SDG6 perspective and the dynamics from source to sea. This video is licensed under…

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Existing Structures of Global Governance

This chapter is about global governance and structures to deal with complex global environmental problems. Governance is a set of complex interactions between state and non-state actors at the global…

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Aerosol Loading

This chapter explains the concern about atmospheric aerosols, which are liquid droplets or particles that are suspended in the atmosphere. They absorb and reflect light, play an important role in…

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Interference with Global Nitrogen and Phosphorous Cycles

This chapter discusses human impacts on the global nitrogen and phosphorus cycles that link the living and non-living parts of the Earth system. These chemical relationships control the general…

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Feedbacks Interactions and Regime Shifts

This chapter discusses feedbacks, interactions, and regime shifts in social-ecological systems, which can also be thought of as tipping points or critical transitions, and which have some sort of…

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Entering the Anthropocene

Science indicates that although the Holocene is our desired state, we have moved into the Anthropocene. Human influence has constituted a force of change that is, in pace and magnitude, larger than…

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Humanity's Period of Grace: The Holocene

What is the desired state of planet Earth? We use different "cups" to show the various stable states that the ecosystem can reside in. We have been in the Holocene period for the last…

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Non-Linear Thinking in the Anthropocene

Resilience has a dual nature, of thinking about sustaining what we want to sustain, AND building the capacity to adapt or transform toward something better. We live in a world that is uncertain and…

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The Beginning of Divergence of the West and Asia

Professor Sachs begins this chapter by explaining Angus Maddison's graphs of GDP per capita and population from the 1700s, in order to explain Europe’s rise to power during the fourth wave…

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