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Academia, Education

Paging Dr Care

Posted on 30 March 2021 by Sustainable Places

Seeking collective authorship to reward collaborative merits   by The Careoperative   There are all kinds of codes and habits within academia which probably make very little sense to other communities. Many of these relate to publishing. Writing articles is often the end goal of research with peer reviewed journals regarded as the epitome of
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Climate Change, Environment, Policy, Risk, Sustainable Development

Should we act on climate change? perspectives from global south

Posted on 26 January 2021 by Sustainable Places

Dr Abid Mehmood, Senior Research Fellow, Sustainable Places Research Institute Dr Saeeduddin Ahmed, Assistant Professor, NED University of Engineering and Technology The global spread of COVID-19 in 2020 has put many societal challenges on the backburner. Climate emergency is one of those issues. Despite the lockdowns, factory closures and reduced flights the world has continued
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Agriculture, Environment, Food

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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Agriculture, Brexit, Environment, Food, Landscapes

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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