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Children, Education, SUSPLACE

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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Policy

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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Appetite for Change event

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Appetite for Change

Posted on 23 June 2020 by Sustainable Places

Hannah Pitt and Esther Muddiman In October 2019 WISERD co-hosted a collaborative workshop with the Sustainable Places Research Institute and the Wales Governance Centre to discuss the environmental and social justice considerations of food systems in Wales. The event brought together a range of experts – including policy makers, civil society activists and other stakeholders
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People on a video call

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Outbreaks, break-outs and break-times: Creating caring online workshops

Posted on 16 June 2020 by Sustainable Places

The Care Cooperative, including Dr Hannah Pitt and Dr Poppy Nicol How can online workshops be productive, engaging, caring and fun? How can researchers creatively adapt to a ‘virtual normal’ and develop caring and co-operative ways of working? In March 2020, we – 20 international sustainability science colleagues – were prohibited from meeting face-to-face by
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