• Education is evolving. In the digital age, the tools provided by technology can make knowledge accessible to virtually every citizen on the planet. The Biopolitics International Organisation (B.I.O.) has made available a wealth of educational material and resources online through a series of e-learning courses on the environment/environmental issues. The aim is to place a uniquely rich source of information and training material at the fingertips of teachers, students and professionals around the world.

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Event in Greece
by Admin User - Tuesday, 24 May 2016, 4:12 PM
 

The Biopolitics International Organisation participates in volunteering event sponsored by the Hellenic National Youth Council at the Office of the European Parliament in Greece. Friday, 27 May 2016 Click here for info in Greek

 

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  • Health and the Environment

    Environmental quality and public health, pollution threats to health, risks and benefits of biotechnology, quality of life. Topics include: Sources of air pollution; Components of air pollution; Health effects of air pollution; Indoor air pollution; Global warming; Acid rain; Controlling air pollution; Point and non-point sources of water pollution; Components of water pollution; Organic wastes, nutrients and bio-stimulants, and pathogens; Health problems related to water pollution; Sources of soil contamination; Health implications of pesticide use; Chemicals in food; Toxics in the environment; Food safety and the World Health Organisation; Noise pollution; Health effects of noise; Effects of radiation on health; Cancer and radiation; Electromagnetic fields; Health and biotechnology; Genetically-altered crops; Genetic engineering.

    Start date: 19-02-2017
    Self enrolment
  • Green Salary - Achieving Climate Resilient Cities - 绿色薪资:建立适应气候的城市

    The goal of the course is to promote green cities as a vehicle for the reversal of unemployment and climate change mitigation. It addresses issues of urbanization and climate change, provides information on green buildings, urban agriculture, and best practices for urban renewal, gives examples of green jobs in the building and transportation sector, and highlights ways in which green cities can generate employment opportunities.

    Start date: 19-02-2017
    Self enrolment
  • Food and Agriculture for Climate Change Mitigation

    Agriculture and the environment, water and soils, chemicals and biotechnology, population growth, hunger, introduction to the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy. Topics include: Agriculture and the environment; Land use, soil quality and water in agriculture; Agricultural waste management; Quality and safety in food and agricultural products; Biotechnology – benefits and dangers; Organic agriculture and farming; Rural development; The EU’s Common Agricultural Policy; Food security and environmental sustainability – directions for the future.

    Start date: to be announced
    Self enrolment
  • Βιοτουρισμός

    Προτάσεις ανάπτυξης φιλικών προς το περιβάλλον τουριστικών δραστηριοτήτων

    Start date: to be announced
    Self enrolment
  • Green Salary – Achieving Climate Resilient Cities

    The course address issues of urbanization and climate change, provides information on green buildings, urban agriculture, and best practices for urban renewal, gives examples of green jobs in the building and transportation sector, and highlights ways in which green cities can generate employment opportunities.

    Start date: to be announced
    Self enrolment
  • Κλιματικές Αλλαγές

    Αίτια, επιπτώσεις και τρόποι άμβλυνσης του φαινομένου, Φυσικές καταστροφές, Επιπτώσεις στην κοινωνία, την οικονομία, την υγεία, την βιοποικιλότητα και τους υδάτινους πόρους, περιβαλλοντική μετανάστευση.

    Start date: to be announced
    Self enrolment
  • Green Salary – Reversing Unemployment through Environmental Protection

    Creating employment in environmental protection; Green jobs – a win-win scenario; Environmentally sound business practices; Working for cleaner environments; Green finance creates environmental and economic wealth; Green employment in the age of technology; Green employment in the transport sector; Energy efficient buildings – less waste more jobs; Greening the built environment and promoting zero emissions cities; Green jobs in agriculture and forestry; Aesthetics and the environment.

    Start date: to be announced
    Self enrolment
  • Sustainable Agricultural Production – The Case of Montenegro

    Protection of water resources; Soil quality management; Sustainable forest protection and management; Sustainable agriculture.

    Start date: to be announced
    Self enrolment
  • Environmental Education for Sustainable Development in Turkey

    Module 1. Sustainable Agricultural Development; Module 2. Bio-Economics; Module 3. Natural Resources – Soil and Water; Module 4. Environment and Health; Module 5. Clean and Renewable Energy

    Start date: to be announced
    Self enrolment
  • Βιοπόλις-Βιώσιμη Αστική Ανάπτυξη

    Περιβαλλοντικά μοντέλα στην αρχιτεκτονική, φιλική προς το περιβάλλον αστική ανάπτυξη, κτίρια ενεργειακής απόδοσης

    Start date: to be announced
    Self enrolment
  • Sustainable Forest Protection and Management

    International and European Union environmental policy and legislation, international treaties and environmental action. Topics include: The forest environment; Forest soils and landscape; The evolution of forestry; Forest health; Maintaining and regenerating forests; Woodland planting and establishment; Forest economics and rural development; Principles of forest management; Challenges and emerging issues for the world’s forests.

    Start date: to be announced
    Self enrolment
  • Bio-Architecture and Urban Planning

    Environmental models in architecture, energy efficient buildings, and environmentally responsible urban planning. Topics include: Biopolis – restoring nature and culture to the city; Land management and urban ecology; Water and waste management;Mobility and urban transport; Economy and capacity building; Employment and education; Social welfare, demographics and security; Urban health, accessibility and social integration; On the road to Zero-Emission Cities – Green Building and Sustainable urbanization.

    Start date: to be announced
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  • Bio-Assessment of Technology

    Tools and methods for pollution abatement, cleaner production, pollution prevention and recycling. Topics include: Global climate change and the greenhouse effect; Managing air pollution; Non-polluting energy sources; Energy conservation; Detecting and measuring air pollution; Water pollution; Dealing with oil spill accidents; Monitoring water pollution; Decontamination of drinking water; Pollution from heavy metals and how to deal with it; Sewage and wastewater treatment technology.

    Start date: to be announced
    Self enrolment
  • Bio-Ethics

    Ethical issues related to the respect for life, genetic engineering, cloning, stem cells, environmental degradation, and animal rights. Topics include: Biopolitics – the new ethics for survival; Towards a universal understanding of bio-ethics; Professional and business codes of ethics; Ethics related to issues of human biology; Animal rights; Environmental ethics.

    Start date: to be announced
    Self enrolment
  • Biopolis – Sustainable Urban Development

    With rates of urbanization increasing and per capita energy consumption on the rise, cities and towns around the world are an important part of the climate change problem, and they can be an important part of the solution as well. Cities represent the most materialized form of society’s interaction with the natural environment. As such, an environment-friendly urban policy plays a crucial part in preventing environmental deterioration and in maintaining and promoting bios.

    Start date: to be announced
    Self enrolment
  • Environmental Legislation

    International and European Union environmental policy and legislation, international treaties and environmental action. Topics include: Current status of international environmental law; Principles of international environmental law; Introduction to the European Community Law; Community law and national law; Historical analysis of the Community environmental policy and institutional enforcement of environmental protection; The role of the Commission in the environmental policy of the Community; Community environmental policy – freedom of access to information and environmental impact assessment; Community environmental policy – nature; Community environmental policy – solid waste management; Community environmental policy – chemicals and biotechnology, environment and industry, and radiation protection; the future of environmental protection in the EU.

    Start date: to be announced
    Self enrolment
  • Natural Resources – Soil and Water

    Soil quality and characteristics; Soil degradation; Erosion and loss of fertility; Controlling soil degradation; Institutional provisions for protecting soils; Water pollution and contamination; Point and non-point sources of water pollution; Health problems related to water pollution; Hydropower and energy from water – implications and prospects.

    Start date: to be announced
    Self enrolment
  • People with a Disability in Modern Society

    Highlights the problems of the disabled in society and identifies measures to improve accessibility. Includes suggestions for infrastructure with input from the Athens 2004 Paralympics Committee.

    Start date: to be announced
    Self enrolment
  • Renewable Energy Sources

    Renewable energy sources, clean energy, models for energy savings through wind, solar, biomass and other sources. Topics include: Solar energy; Wind energy; Geothermal energy; Biomass; Hydropowe; Hydrogen energy; Ocean energy; Nuclear fusion; Prospects for renewable energy in the European Union.

    Start date: to be announced
    Self enrolment
  • Υγεία και Περιβάλλον

    Περιβάλλον και δημόσια υγεία, κίνδυνοι από τη ρύπανση, οφέλη και προβλήματα της βιοτεχνολογίας, ποιότητα ζωής

    Start date: to be announced
    Self enrolment
  • Άτομα με Αναπηρία στην Σύγχρονη Κοινωνία

    Προσβασιμότητα και βελτίωση της ποιότητας ζωής, υποστηρικτικές τεχνολογίες, εκπαίδευση, εργασία, προτάσεις για τους Παραολυμπιακούς Αγώνες

    Start date: to be announced
    Self enrolment
  • Βιώσιμη Προστασία και Διαχείριση των Δασών

    Το δάσος και το περιβάλλον του, περιβαλλοντική διαχείριση των δασών, οικονομία και αγροτική ανάπτυξη

    Start date: to be announced
    Self enrolment
  • Ανανεώσιμες Πηγές Ενέργειας

    Ανανεώσιμες πηγές ενέργειας, καθαρή ενέργεια, μοντέλα για εξοικονόμηση ενέργειας μέσω του ήλιου, του αέρα, της βιομάζας και άλλων πηγών

    Start date: to be announced
    Self enrolment
  • Προστασία των Φυσικών Πόρων - Νερό και Έδαφος

    Έλεγχος της ρύπανσης και της μόλυνσης, βιώσιμη διαχείριση

    Start date: to be announced
    Self enrolment
  • Βιο-θεώρηση της τεχνολογίας

    Εργαλεία και μέθοδοι για την αντιμετώπιση της ρύπανσης, αξιολόγηση των νέων δυνατοτήτων της τεχνολογίας

    Start date: to be announced
    Self enrolment
  • Τρόφιμα και Γεωργία

    Γεωργία και Περιβάλλον, παραγωγή τροφίμων, βιοτεχνολογία, προστασία του νερού και του εδάφους, σύντομη παρουσίαση της Κοινής Αγροτικής Πολιτικής της Ε.Ε., εξάλειψη της φτώχειας

    Start date: to be announced
    Self enrolment
  • Πράσινος Μισθός - Δημιουργία νέων εργασιών για το περιβάλλον

    Δημιουργία πράσινης εργασίας για την αντιστροφή της ανεργίας και την προστασία του περιβάλλοντος

    Start date: to be announced
    Self enrolment
  • Bio-Tourism

    Environmentally friendly tourism, suggestions for cultural tourism and environmental hotel management. Topics include: The development of tourism; the concept of biotourism; Environmental capacity building and job opportunities in biotourism; Environmental education and biotourism; Environmental biotourism; Biodiversity and biotourism; Geotourism; Agrotourism and rural development.

    Start date: to be announced
    Self enrolment