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Your guide to environmental studies learning resources and online courses

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BBC Nature

Learn about nature online with news, videos and pictures from the natural world.

BBC Weather

Improve your understanding of the weather with this site covering topics such as meteorology and climate change.

BBC Planet Under Pressure

Learn about the planet's most pressing environmental issues with these reports covering a wide range of topics including biodiversity, water, food, pollution and green gardening.

BBC Wildlife Finder

Learn about wildlife with images, video clips, sounds, stories and breaking news of your favourite animals and their habitats. You can also access BBC Natural History archive on this site.

BBC Earth Explorers

Learn about world wildlife with stories put together by BBC programme makers on expeditions around the world.

BBC Earth News

Improve your knowledge of environmental studies with these natural history news and stories put together by the acclaimed BBC Natural History Unit.

BBC News - Science and Environment

If you are interested in environmental studies, you can get the latest environment news from the BBC News team.

BBC Radio 4 - British Bird Song

Learn about British wildlife with this audio guide to the songs of some of the most common British birds.

BBC Class Clips - Environment

Learn about global warming and sustainability with this library of videos on pollution, recycling and the impact of oil spills.

Environmental courses

Start learning environmental studies and animal conservation with these training courses listed by the UK's leading course finders.

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Learn about environmental campaigning and conservation.

Directgov - Environmental studies

Learn about green living with this wealth of information on how to live a greener life, from travel to shopping. This site also contains links to being greener at work and community issues.

Environment Agency

Learn about environmental planning and research and find environmental job opportunity with this Government agency.

Natural England

Get involved in the conservation of English wildlife and the natural environment on the website of this independent public body.

Natural History Museum

Explore the natural world online with this world class resource for learners. Learn about plants, animals and dinosaurs and get advice on how to become a zoologist in the children's section.

Permaculture Association

Learn about permaculture and how to use it with news, events and information about permaculture courses and volunteering.

United Nations Environment Programme

Get updated information about the Earth's environmental health on this website. Find environmental resources for children and young people.

Waste Watch

Find a range of environmental training courses and events, games, kits and resources for children, educational professionals and communities.

Open University - Environment, development and international studies

Learn environmental studies online with one of the OU's free learning units.
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