MBT – Environmental Engineer

MBT – Environmental Engineer

My name is Andrea Sosa Pintos. I’m 32 years old. And I am an environmental engineer. An environmental engineer is a person who works using chemistry, physics or mathematics to give a solution to different problems in the environment. For example, finding ways of recycling material, disposing hazardous waste. I work at CSIRO, the division …

The Environmental Challenges Faced by Ecuador’s Train System

The Environmental Challenges Faced by Ecuador’s Train System

When Ecuador’s train system was completed more than 100 years ago, cross-country travel times were shortened from weeks to days. Decades later, a national highway system brought transport trucks and cars, meaning trains were used less and less. Eventually, the rail beds and tracks fell into disrepair. The Ecuadorian government invested over $330 million to …

Cabot Institute for the Environment: Food Security

Cabot Institute for the Environment: Food Security

Over the next 50 years we have to produce more food that has ever been produced in the history of agriculture all put together with less carbon input, less pesticides and being much more sustainable. The Food Security theme within Cabot is looking at how we actually deliver secure, accessible and sustainable global food supply. …

Study Environmental Sciences at the University of Birmingham

Study Environmental Sciences at the University of Birmingham

An Environmental Sciences degree from the University of Birmingham will give you the knowledge and the skills to understand and solve the world’s most pressing environmental problems. Finding answers to real-world problems will make you highly employable. We have multiple opportunities to help improve your employability, for example; you can take final year placements in …

Environmental Protection and Sustainability | IsraelX on edX

Environmental Protection and Sustainability | IsraelX on edX

[MUSIC PLAYING] YARON ZIV: Our world is changing in front of our very eyes. Species become extinct. Habitats are getting lost. And ecosystems are being degraded. These have far-reaching negative consequences. We, the human beings on this planet, are playing a major role in causing these changes– decrease in plant productivity and in food production, …