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The National Food Strategy: rural communities, urban food and good food jobs. What can be done? A Note

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The National Food Strategy: rural communities, urban food and good food jobs. What can be done? A Note

Posted on 9 June 2021 by Sustainable Places

Terry Marsden It will be important for the National Food Strategy to explicitly address and propose a new vision for British food and farming; to outline in some detail where […]

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Greening the planet: we can’t just plant trees, we have to restore forests

Posted on 20 May 2021 by Sustainable Places

Borneo Rimbawan/Shutterstock Tristram Hales, Cardiff University; Benoit Goossens, Cardiff University, and Mike Bruford, Cardiff University The Queen’s Green Canopy, a campaign to celebrate Elizabeth II’s platinum jubilee next year, involves […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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

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 Agriculture Bill (Wales) White Paper and the Quest for ‘Sustainable Land Management’: A note on some of the key issues for debate.

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 […]

Food shortages, Brexit and COVID-19: how Britain’s problems converged at Christmas

Food shortages, Brexit and COVID-19: how Britain’s problems converged at Christmas

Posted on 11 January 2021 by Sustainable Places

Tim Lang, University of London, Erik P Millstone, University of Sussex, Terry Marsden, Cardiff University. This article was originally published on The Conversation We were not surprised concerns about food […]

Sustainable and just food system futures

Sustainable and just food system futures

Posted on 21 October 2020 by Sustainable Places

Hannah Pitt, Angelina Sanderson-Bellamy and Poppy Nicol ASPECT Event 13th October 2020  As part of the ASPECT 2020 Annual Event held virtually this year, Hannah Pitt, Angelina Sanderson Bellamy and Poppy […]

10 things we learnt at Environment Evidence 2020

10 things we learnt at Environment Evidence 2020

Posted on 19 October 2020 by Sustainable Places

Resilience in the Welsh Uplands Jennifer Geroni, Director, Environment Platform Wales Our second major conference was held online in September and prompted a lot of interesting discussions about the challenges […]

Stories about hope and leadership towards a more sustainable future

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 […]