Submitted by Aracuba Editor on Fri, 06/02/2017 - 10:08pm
The free online course Diploma in Ecology Studies provides information on the principles and practices ecology in conservation, natural resource management, forestry, agriculture and fisheries, as well as the role human int
Submitted by Aracuba Editor on Mon, 05/15/2017 - 10:23pm
Planet Earth is unique in the Solar System as it has just the right systems and resources to give rise to life.
Submitted by Aracuba Editor on Tue, 03/28/2017 - 12:00am
Switching to biogas as vehicle fuel can reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the transport sector between 60% and 80% compared to fossil-based fuels like gasoline and diesel.
This brief highlights the technologies available – both established and newly em ...
Submitted by Aracuba Editor on Wed, 03/01/2017 - 8:53pm
The free online course in Introduction to Ecology provides detailed information about the different types of ecosystems, terrestrial and aquatic biomes, and the effects of climate change on biodiversity.
Submitted by Aracuba Editor on Thu, 02/09/2017 - 10:38pm
In the free online course The GreenPlan Champion for Communities learn how a community can save money, reduce carbon and help society by joining The GreenPlan. The GreenPlan is a system that empowers society to tackle climate change.
Submitted by Aracuba Editor on Sun, 02/05/2017 - 10:27pm
Renewable energy has long been used in South East Europe, whether as fuelwood for heating or in the form of hydroelectric power generation. More recently, governments from Slovenia to Ukraine have pledged to shift to renewables to replace ageing fossil-ba ...
Submitted by Aracuba Editor on Thu, 02/02/2017 - 5:00pm
Alison’s "Geography 1" course introduces environmental awareness and raises awareness of the global importance of a safe, healthy and sustainable environment. The course offers learners a pragmatic introduction to the various issues currently facing key g ...
Submitted by Aracuba Editor on Tue, 01/31/2017 - 11:04pm
Bioenergy is the largest source of renewable energy today, providing heat and electricity, as well as transport fuels. Yet, more so than for other low-carbon energy technologies, the complex and multi-faceted supply chains of bioenergy projects call for c ...
Submitted by Aracuba Editor on Sat, 01/21/2017 - 12:00am
Developing and promoting biofuels for aviation will be essential to reduce carbon emissions from commercial aviation. As a first step, some pioneering airports have already incorporated bio-jet fuel into their refuelling systems.
Yet wider bio-jet adopt ...
Submitted by Aracuba Editor on Thu, 11/03/2016 - 10:27pm
Sustainable biofuels have an important role to play in Africa’s development. Sugarcane bioethanol is currently the most cost-effective commercial biofuel and has the highest energy balance. The bioethanol industry, like sugar production, has matured in te ...