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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Letter from America

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 […]

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

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 […]

Travel restrictions in Europe

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 […]