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Reflections on organising a ‘sustainable’ event

Posted on 6 July 2018 by Sustainable Places

Lorena Axinte, Early Stage Researcher While planning and running the SUSPLACE spring training we tried very hard to pay attention and reduce our negative footprint. Unfortunately, being located on an island made it difficult for many participants to reach Wales without flying. Here are a few things we did manage to do, though: We made
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Brexit, Food, Policy

Wales must develop a new ‘farming-plus’ model to ensure a sustainable post-Brexit agricultural policy

Posted on 29 June 2018 by Sustainable Places

Professor Terry Marsden Brexit represents a profound challenge and opportunity to redesign agri-food, regional and rural development policy in Wales. While the UK public sector funding has been by far the largest area of funding (via the Barnett Formula) to affect these areas over what we might now see as the first (20-year) phase of
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SUSPLACE, Sustainable Development

SUSPLACE spring training session – Sustainability science for societal changes

Posted on 15 June 2018 by Sustainable Places

Lorena Axinte, Early Stage Researcher Catia Rebelo, Early Stage Researcher Abid Mehmood. Research Fellow Matthew Quinn, Distinguished Visiting Fellow Imagine a two-week gathering of researchers, academics, consultants, social disruptors, social entrepreneurs, public servants and artists, debating, learning and sharing knowledge and personal journeys in sustainability science. Add some charming set-ups – including Bute Park, Cardiff
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Biodiversity, Conservation, Marine, Seagrass

Loss of marine habitats is threatening the global fishing industry

Posted on 8 June 2018 by Sustainable Places

Leanne Cullen-Unsworth: Research Fellow, Cardiff University Lina Mtwana Nordlund: Researcher in coastal environmental sciences, Stockholm University Richard K.F. Unsworth: Lecturer, Swansea University This blog first appeared on The Conversation. Seafood consumption is both a love and a necessity for hundreds of millions of people worldwide. And its supply is a key part of maintaining food
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