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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 of six stories based on research conducted around Europe by six SUSPLACE fellows (Anastasia, Alessandro, Angela, Kelli, Lorena and Marta). The stories are dedicated to children 7-11, yet the book might
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Letter from America

Posted on 13 July 2020 by Sustainable Places

I find myself drafting this in Denver, Colorado, on Independence Day 2020, COVID-19 having caught me and Kate at her home on this side of ‘the pond’. Our neighbourhood of small detached houses, close to downtown, shows the best of the US. In these hard times, it is above all friendly and mutually supportive. Like
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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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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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Running and neoliberalism

Posted on 9 July 2019 by Sustainable Places

Dr Sara MacBride- Stewart Going for a morning run in Sao Paulo while attending a Latin American research network meeting on neoliberalism and subjectivity, gave me some time to reflect on my experience of negotiating unfamiliar streets and on the question of what makes a megacity, runnable? More specifically, in asking how it was possible
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The ethics of the climate emergency

Posted on 8 July 2019 by Sustainable Places

Professor Robin Attfield During the last week of February we experienced the warmest Winter day since records began, with a high of 20.6 degrees (Celsius) at Trawscoed in mid-Wales. As if that was not enough, the record was broken again the next day with 21.2 degrees at Kew Gardens. This unseasonable weather is one of
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