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Urgent climate change action now! So what are the leading policy interventions needed in the agri-food/energy nexus over the next five years?

Urgent climate change action now! So what are the leading policy interventions needed in the agri-food/energy nexus over the next five years?

Posted on 13 May 2019 by Sustainable Places

Professor Terry MarsdenDirector, Sustainable Places Research Institute Recent mass protests, government and parliamentary responses over the past month have entered a new phase of policy urgency regarding the need to […]

Engaging Youth in City-Region Development

Engaging Youth in City-Region Development

Posted on 28 January 2019 by Sustainable Places

Lorena Axinte What happens if you involve young people in decision-making about the areas where they live? This is the key question that guided SUSPLACE fellow Lorena Axinte during her […]

A summary of Sense(s) of Place

A summary of Sense(s) of Place

Posted on 7 December 2018 by Sustainable Places

Lorena Axinte, Matthew Quinn, Catia Rebelo, Alice Taherzadeh and Gloria Giambartolomei For the UK ESRC Festival of Social Science a few of us took over Chapter Arts Centre, eager to showcase the range of […]

Isadora Sinha on her Project Seagrass Experience

Isadora Sinha on her Project Seagrass Experience

Posted on 12 October 2018 by Sustainable Places

Isadora Sinha To give you a bit of an introduction, I am a Cardiff University Genetics (BSc) student going into my final year of my degree and have joined Project […]

100% Certified: How private food standards impact stakeholders, democracy, and Costa Rican forests

100% Certified: How private food standards impact stakeholders, democracy, and Costa Rican forests

Posted on 12 October 2018 by Sustainable Places

Julianna Horiuchi Research Assistant, spring 2018 I’m Julianna Horiuchi, an undergraduate student from the U.S. studying Environmental Science and Food Systems at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts. I joined the […]

Tourism development in three Mexican towns

Tourism development in three Mexican towns

Posted on 24 August 2018 by Sustainable Places

Annie Tucker, Research Assistant During a five-month placement as a research assistant of PLACE’s Dr. Angelina Sanderson Bellamy, Annie Tucker investigated tourism development in three different Mexican towns with interview and […]

Hothouse Earth: seven things you can do to stop it

Hothouse Earth: seven things you can do to stop it

Posted on 17 August 2018 by Sustainable Places

Dr Abid Mehmood Research Fellow, Cardiff University If global temperatures are allowed to rise by 2℃, we face creating a “Hothouse Earth” that would shift the planet to an irreversible […]

Sharing Stories, Sharing collections: Valuing Biodiversity in Wales

Sharing Stories, Sharing collections: Valuing Biodiversity in Wales

Posted on 27 July 2018 by Sustainable Places

Poppy Nicol, Cardiff University A collaboration between the Sustainable Places Research Institute (PLACE), Cardiff University (CU) and Amgueddfa Cymru–National Museum of Wales (AC-NMW), this placement addresses the Valuing Nature Programme […]

Reflections on organising a ‘sustainable’ event

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 […]

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