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5.3. Drivers and Impacts of Changes in Aquatic Ecosystems - The Living Amazon

This lecture delves into the primary threats jeopardizing the integrity of Amazonian aquatic ecosystems, emphasizing the critical significance of connectivity spanning from the Andes to the Atlantic.…

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EbA in action: Examples from different sectors

This video provides examples of EbA measures that can be implemented in different sectors, including the water, agricultural and urban sectors. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Case study: Avoid using single use plastics

In this video, Dr Kim Borg discusses a project she was involved with about the problem of the use of single use plastics, and the influence of media campaigns that aim to deter consumers from…

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Economics of food systems

This chapter focuses on how improvement in agriculture and nutrition can translate broadly into changes in rural livelihoods and standards of living, what can be done at the farm scale, versus the…

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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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Q&A | Nina van Toulon, Richmond Kennedy Quarcoo, & Anna Rufas Blanco | 2018 Oct. 18

In this live session, Nina van Toulon, Founder of the Eco Flores Foundation and Initiator at the Indonesia Waste Platform, speaks with Richmond Kennedy Quarcoo from Ghana and Anna Rufas Blanco from…

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Inquiry and Moral Reasoning

The main reason why we destroy nature is so that we can externalize the costs of what we're doing. We pollute nature, and we expect that other people will later pay the bill for it. We use…

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A Job for the Future: The Innovation Broker

This chapter is part of Module 10: New Professional Profiles in a Mediterranean Context and serves as the conclusion to Sustainable Food Systems: A Mediterranean Perspective. Massari continues with…

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Air, Water, Food and Natural Resources

This video is part of Module 7: How can the urban environment be protected and cities be made resilient? This video looks in air, water, food and natural resources in the cities. This video is…

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The Three Big Challenges: Climate Change, Biodiversity, Pollution

This chapter focuses on the three main environmental challenges facing the world today: human-induced climate change, biodiversity loss, and the pollution caused by economic activity. This video is…

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Key Messages & Final Remarks: Planetary Boundaries

This chapter serves as a conclusion to the course Planetary Boundaries. We are living in the Anthropocene, and while the Holocene supported human civilization for thousands of years, today we live in…

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Novel Entities

Novel entities refer to the release of chemical pollution into the environment, which signals a focus on the role of human-caused changes that fundamentally change biogeochemical, ecological, and…

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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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Social-Ecological Systems

Professor Carl Folke discusses a social-ecological system approach, in which people are looked at as being part of, and changing, the planet, in addition to being dependent on the Earth for resources…

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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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Litigation and Human Rights

In this chapter, Professor Sachs discusses the power of lawsuits against businesses and polluters that need to be pushed to change their behavior in the direction of sustainable development. He…

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