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Food, Policy

A food dystopia: Is Britain sleepwalking into a crisis?

Posted on March 9, 2017 by Sustainable Places

Professor Terry Marsden and Professor Kevin Morgan, Cardiff University[i] Back to the future? The historical ability for the UK state to periodically create self-inflicted harm upon its own food system seems to be raising its head again as the country triggers Article 50 to remove itself from the European Union. We should remember that the
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Education, Landscapes, Risk

Nuffield Research Placement at Cardiff University – a students perspective

Posted on November 18, 2016 by Sustainable Places

Asia Hoile and Katie Hale, Nuffiled Research Placement Students at the Sustainable Places Research Institute Our summer at Cardiff was certainly one to remember! I can honestly say that I loved every minute of participating in landslide research and have learnt so much from the experience. I must admit, the thought of four weeks of
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Biodiversity, Conservation, Environment, Policy, Seagrass

ISBW12 – Securing a future for our seagrass

Posted on by Sustainable Places

By Evelyn Furness, Project Seagrass Intern, Swansea University. First off, the stereotype of a conference in my head is hushed voices, fancy clothes and everything deadly serious, but throw into the mix that it’s a conference based around seagrass and I was completely at a loss as to what to expect. Having packed for all
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Food, Policy

Brexit : Towards building a new consensus for an Integrated Food and Rural Development Policy?

Posted on September 22, 2016 by Sustainable Places

Professor Terry Marsden, Director, Sustainable Places Research Institute Just as increasing calls and debates occur regarding the need for a more integrated and comprehensive Food and Agricultural policy across Europe we now have the Brexit result, which  whilst not changing the urgency for the need  to debate the shape of European policy beyond 2020, certainly
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