Rising Sea Levels: Causes and Solutions The 20th anniversary of Earth Day in 1990 was momentous for me for a simple reason: My second book, Saving the Earth, A Citizen’s Guide to Environmental Action, was published on that day. It was one of a handful of books that came out that spring—including Bill McKibben’s groundbreaking End of Nature—that attempted to draw attention to a handful of environmental concerns that we all saw at the time as being grave, though not very well understood. Climate change was one of those concerns.
Vitae 3MT UK semi-finalists 2015 Michael Hall, Life and Health Sciences, Aston University. Localising epileptogenic cortex using magnetoencephalography Chioma Paul, College of Business Arts and Social Sciences, Brunel University. Using fiction to explore the traumatic impact of Grenada's taboo history. FINALIST. See Chioma's presentation at the live final on 8th September.
Challenging Wealth and Income Inequality - The Open University From religious leaders to heads of state, everyone is talking about economic inequality. What form can such inequality take in different countries? What impact does it have on society? And why should it matter to you? Has the baby boomer generation had it all? 100 Amazing How-To Sites to Teach Yourself Anything Posted by Site Administrator in Online Learning May 7th, 2009 Learning new skills and expanding your knowledge doesn’t have to cost you an arm and a leg. There are loads of free resources on the Web that can help you find instructional videos, tutorials and classes to learn a wide variety of skills from fixing basic car problems to speaking another language. With 100 sites to choose from, you’re bound to find something here that will help you learn just about anything you could want.
Thing in a Jar Thing in a Jar 7 inches by 4 inches, mason jar Pictured above is the Thing in a Jar that's usually sitting in my office at work. The coolest thing about the Thing is that everyone responds to seeing it by asking questions. Where did I find it? How to Give Clean Water to Africa We're committed to providing a reasonable estimate of usage. It doesn't help anyone to overstate the true impact of a water project. Most of our recent projects actually serve around 500 people, which we consider the upper end of a reasonable limit for any hand-pumped well. Spring catchments serve around 200 or so.
Augmented and Virtual Reality Hub · Research · Tourism, Events and Hospitality Management · Manchester Metropolitan University The Augmented and Virtual Reality Hub investigates new and innovative ways to implement augmented reality in the tourism, museum, art gallery and creative industry context. By collaborating with academic and industry partners, the hub aims to provide a platform for resources as well as seminars in the area of augmented reality and virtual reality. The hub is built on prior expertise gained in the area of e-Tourism. Currently the main focus is on mobile and wearable augmented reality having conducted a number of projects in the museum and art gallery context in Dublin, Cornwall and Manchester.
Learning Online: Learning and Collaborating - University of Leeds This course is just one of a series about ‘learning online’. You can sign up to the other courses in this series through the Going to University collection. You are probably used to learning online on a daily basis, including turning to your phone for information rather than referring to books. More formal online learning is likely to be important for you in the future, either at university or in the workplace. Learning online is different to learning in the classroom, it needs different skills. This course will help you to develop those skills, showing you how to learn and communicate effectively in an online environment.
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