MOOC Courses Announcement by GPA

The Global Programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-Based Activities (GPA) is offering two exciting courses on marine pollution. Both courses will be delivered through massive open online course (MOOC) access.

 They are as follow:

1) The Source-to-Sea Sustainability – Integrated Cycles in Wastewater and Nutrient Management

Info: This MOOC is developed in joint collaboration between the Global Partnership on Nutrient Management (GPNM) and the Global Wastewater Initiative (GW2I) and will commence on 15 January 2018.  Registration for the course is now open; for more information, please visit this link.

2) Sobre Basura Marina

Info: This MOOC is developed in partnership with the Global Partnership on Marine Litter (GPML) and is being offered in Spanish for the first time.  The course is a follow-on to the previously offered English language version.  The course will commerce on 15 January 2018. For more information please go to the following link.

The courses target general audiences and professionals alike, seeking to learn more about how marine pollution from land-based sources impact human health and the health of our coastal and marine ecosytems.  The courses include expert track’ modules for those seeking more advanced information and tools for application in work or academic pursuits.  The courses seek to inspire action by the global community in the fight to curb marine pollution and make progress toward attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals.

For further queries, please contact the following person in charge via email:

1) Wastewater/nutrient pollution MOOC:
Christopher Cox or Birguy Lamizana

2) Sobre Basura Marina/Marine litter MOOC:
Heidi Savellior Kanako Hasegawa