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Coronavirus: rationing based on health, equity and decency now needed

Posted on 24 March 2020 by Sustainable Places

Professor Tim Lang Food security is no laughing matter at the best of times, but I gasped when I first read the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs’ (Defra) annual food civil contingencies infrastructure report in 2018. It is barely a page long (in public at least) and assures us everything is OK and
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Climate Change, Conservation, Environment, Marine, Seagrass

Underwater Gardening: bringing biodiversity back to our seas

Posted on 9 March 2020 by Sustainable Places

Dr Leanne Cullen-Unsworth Last week saw the kick off of the UKs first large-scale seagrass restoration scheme. A partnership between Sky Ocean Rescue, Swansea University, WWF-UK, Project Seagrass and Cardiff University, the restoration is taking place in Dale Bay, West Wales, and the target is a restored meadow of two hectares of the seagrass species
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Biodiversity, Education, Environment, Food, Indigenous and Local Knowledge (ILK), Policy

Working together for Co-operative and Just Food Systems

Posted on 10 February 2020 by Sustainable Places

Poppy Nicol and Alice Taherzadeh A roundtable event at the Senedd on 14 January 2020 saw 30 stakeholders come together to discuss the question of how to achieve sustainable and just food systems in Wales.   During a morning of discussion, AMs, and stakeholders considered the barriers to scaling-out sustainable and just food systems in Wales and the
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Agriculture, Education, Environment, Food, Indigenous and Local Knowledge (ILK), Nature

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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