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Appetite for Change event


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


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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Agriculture, Coronavirus, Food, Policy

Coronavirus has exposed UK government’s failure to implement a long-term food plan

Posted on 28 April 2020 by Sustainable Places

Tim Lang, Erik P Millstone, Terry Marsden Planning failures and financial cuts are being exposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. In the world of food, too, planning is needed both to deal with short-term emergencies and to address longer-term risks. At the outset, the immediate task was to ensure people would get fed when economies went
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Travel restrictions map


Travel restrictions in Europe

Posted on 9 April 2020 by Sustainable Places

We hope you’re reading this from the confines of your home. In case you still need to travel or would just like to see how ‘free’ movement is in Europe at the moment, here’s an interactive map which shows travel restrictions across European countries.  The map has three different layers for air, terrestrial and rail
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