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On April 22, 1970, thousands of colleges and universities across America organized protests against the deterioration of the environment, marking the first-ever Earth Day.  More than 20 million Americans marched through the streets & parks, in order to fight against environmental problems –  oil spills, polluting factories, toxic dumps, and more Nearly a half a century later, we still find ourselves facing many of the same...

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This course review was written by Andrea Novicki for the Duke CIT blog. We’re always excited to read student reviews of edX courses, and getting positive feedback from Andrea, a MOOC creator herself, was an additional compliment! Read on for a behind-the-scenes look at Tropical Coastal Ecosystems from UQx, which starts again November 24. I miss my MOOC! I just received my certificate in Tropical...

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Ever wonder how a giant rubber duck could help you better understand a fundamental element of life? Find out with DelftX Introduction to Water and Climate. Introduction to Water and Climate from DelftX begins August 26 and will examine water’s essentialness to life on earth and its importance to society. To help illustrate water systems—the flow of water and sand in different riverine, coastal and...

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