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Biodiversity, Conservation, Landscapes, Policy

Water might be the single biggest threat to the tourist industry of the Mexican Caribbean

Posted on 14 June 2017 by Sustainable Places

Dr Edward Hind-Ozan The tagline, “just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water” is a bittersweet one for marine conservationists. It belongs to the second Jaws movie, a franchise that has since been “credited” with contributing to the justification for a government-led shark cull in Australia [1], as well as
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Cardiff Capital Region Youth Profile

Posted on 7 June 2017 by Sustainable Places

Lorena F. Axinte,  Early Stage Researcher in Sustainable City Regions Now that the ten local authorities (together with the Welsh and UK governments) have signed the City Deal, Cardiff Capital Region can start funding different projects meant to benefit the people and places of South East Wales. This collaboration is definitely a new way of
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Film, sound and editing: learning skills in participatory visual research methods

Posted on 7 April 2017 by Sustainable Places

By Catia Rebelo As part of the Innovative Training Networks each Early Stage Researcher should be hosted by a non-academic partner. This collaboration, entitled secondment, aims to enhance researchers’ relationship with the labour market and to boost researchers’ professional skills. My first secondment is hosted by a social cultural association called Binaural-Nodar, based in Vouzela,
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Food, Policy

A food dystopia: Is Britain sleepwalking into a crisis?

Posted on 9 March 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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