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Good work for good food – Call for papers for RGS-IBG Conference 2021

Posted on 22 January 2021 by Sustainable Places

Hannah Pitt Session conveners: Hannah Pitt Sustainable Places Research Institute, Cardiff University; Ana Moragues Faus, University of Barcelona; Susanna Klassen, University of British Columbia; Poppy Nicol Sustainable Places Research Institute, Cardiff University.  The 2020 pandemic brought public attention to the vital work of food producers and others who keep supplies available and moving. Recognition of these roles
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The Agriculture Bill (Wales) White Paper and the Quest for ‘Sustainable Land Management’: A note on some of the key issues for debate.

Posted on 20 January 2021 by Sustainable Places

Terry Marsden Introduction In December 2020, just before the ‘thin’ Brexit deal was struck, the Welsh Government published its Consultation Agriculture Bill White Paper, following its earlier ‘Brexit and our Land ‘ consultation exercises in 2019, and 2020. This sets out the post-Brexit set of principles upon which devolved agricultural (and, not so clear, food
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Stories about hope and leadership towards a more sustainable future

Posted on 4 August 2020 by Sustainable Places

By Lorena Axinte We’ve got great news: the SUSPLACE children’s book has reached its first readers!   ‘Once Upon the Future: Everyday Adventures that Change the World’ is an anthology of six stories based on research conducted around Europe by six SUSPLACE fellows (Anastasia, Alessandro, Angela, Kelli, Lorena and Marta). The stories are dedicated to children 7-11, yet the book might
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Letter from America

Posted on 13 July 2020 by Sustainable Places

I find myself drafting this in Denver, Colorado, on Independence Day 2020, COVID-19 having caught me and Kate at her home on this side of ‘the pond’. Our neighbourhood of small detached houses, close to downtown, shows the best of the US. In these hard times, it is above all friendly and mutually supportive. Like
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Travel restrictions map

Travel restrictions in Europe

Posted on 9 April 2020 by Sustainable Places

We hope you’re reading this from the confines of your home. In case you still need to travel or would just like to see how ‘free’ movement is in Europe at the moment, here’s an interactive map which shows travel restrictions across European countries.  The map has three different layers for air, terrestrial and rail
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Learning Pathways into Sustainable Agriculture

Posted on 6 January 2020 by Sustainable Places

Alice Taherzadeh, Research Student, Sustainable Places Research Institute The research project Learning Pathways into Sustainable Agriculture was undertaken in the summer of 2019 in order to shed light on the experiences of a growing number of young people who choose to enter sustainable agriculture from non farming backgrounds. How to encourage and support more young
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