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SUSPLACE, Sustainable Development

SUSPLACE spring training session – Sustainability science for societal changes

Posted on 15 June 2018 by Sustainable Places

Lorena Axinte, Early Stage Researcher Catia Rebelo, Early Stage Researcher Abid Mehmood. Research Fellow Matthew Quinn, Distinguished Visiting Fellow Imagine a two-week gathering of researchers, academics, consultants, social disruptors, social entrepreneurs, public servants and artists, debating, learning and sharing knowledge and personal journeys in sustainability science. Add some charming set-ups – including Bute Park, Cardiff
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Biodiversity, Conservation, Marine, Seagrass

Loss of marine habitats is threatening the global fishing industry

Posted on 8 June 2018 by Sustainable Places

Leanne Cullen-Unsworth: Research Fellow, Cardiff University Lina Mtwana Nordlund: Researcher in coastal environmental sciences, Stockholm University Richard K.F. Unsworth: Lecturer, Swansea University This blog first appeared on The Conversation. Seafood consumption is both a love and a necessity for hundreds of millions of people worldwide. And its supply is a key part of maintaining food
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Brexit, Policy, Sustainable Development

The question of rural development: post-Brexit

Posted on 9 March 2018 by Sustainable Places

Terry Marsden As the slow and very uncertain Brexit process continues, and talk of ‘cliff-edges’ become all the more common, it is even more critical to develop a collective vision and set of policy principles for rural areas in the UK, and not least here in Wales. Talking to many key stakeholders, businesses and rural
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Marine, Nature, Seagrass

Small-scale fisheries are throwing away fish that could feed those in poverty

Posted on 2 March 2018 by Sustainable Places

Benjamin Jones, Cardiff University Leanne Cullen-Unsworth, Cardiff University Richard Unsworth, Swansea University At least 7.3m tons of fish (usually dead or dying) are thought to be discarded each year from marine fisheries around the world. But these estimates come mostly from observations of large-scale industrial fisheries. Limited attention has been paid to small-scale fisheries, which
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