About this program
Do you want to become more skilled at preventing, halting, and reversing the degradation of ecosystems? Registration is open for a FREE Massive Open Online Course on Ecosystem Restoration offered by the United Nations Development Programme and the Convention on Biological Diversity.
This course compiles research from leading institutions engaged in ecosystem restoration to build awareness and skills on the process of restoring ecosystems. It is based on the Short-Term Action Plan on Ecosystem Restoration (STAPER) – a methodology adopted by countries under the CBD to support governments and others in the development and implementation of restoration strategies.
The course starts on 19 September 2022. It is open to the public and designed to support creation of blueprints for implementing ecosystem restoration. The course will be available in English, French, and Spanish.
What you’ll learn:
By the time you complete Part 1 of this course, you will be able to:
- Define ecosystem restoration and explain its importance
- Outline the types of ecosystems and ecosystem services
- Explain approaches to and principles of restoration