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Hierarchies of knowledge: Ethnobotanical knowledge, practices and cosmology of the Venda in South Africa

Hierarchies of knowledge: Ethnobotanical knowledge, practices and cosmology of the Venda in South Africa

Posted on 7 July 2017 by Sustainable Places

Dr Natasha Constant, Research Associate at the Sustainable Places Research Institute I recently attended the Resilience for Development: Assessment Methods and Transformation Practices Colleqium in Johannesburg, South Africa, where I […]

Film, sound and editing: learning skills in participatory visual research methods

Film, sound and editing: learning skills in participatory visual research methods

Posted on 7 April 2017 by Sustainable Places

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jIsksb3kPEM By Catia Rebelo As part of the Innovative Training Networks each Early Stage Researcher should be hosted by a non-academic partner. This collaboration, entitled secondment, aims to enhance researchers’ […]

A food dystopia: Is Britain sleepwalking into a crisis?

Posted on 9 March 2017 by Sustainable Places

Professor Terry Marsden and Professor Kevin Morgan, Cardiff University Back to the future? The historical ability for the UK state to periodically create self-inflicted harm upon its own food system […]

ISBW12 – Securing a future for our seagrass

ISBW12 – Securing a future for our seagrass

Posted on 18 November 2016 by Sustainable Places

By Evelyn Furness, Project Seagrass Intern, Swansea University. First off, the stereotype of a conference in my head is hushed voices, fancy clothes and everything deadly serious, but throw into […]

Resilience to Earthquake-induced landslide risk in China.

Resilience to Earthquake-induced landslide risk in China.

Posted on 26 August 2016 by Sustainable Places

In May 2016 myself and  colleauges travelled to China for the first meeting of our new project: Resilience to earthquake induced landslide risk in China (REACH). A partnership betwwen Cardiff Univeristy […]

How will the Well-Being of Future Generations Act account for the institutional void left by the Climate Change Commission for Wales? The case of adaptation.

Posted on 15 June 2016 by Sustainable Places

Charlotte Ford and Dr Andrew Kythreotis, Cardiff School of Geography and Planning     Arguably, with the new Environment and Well-being of Future Generations Act (WFGA), Welsh Government is now leading […]

A Glimmer of Hope for Seagrass in the Wakatobi National Park?

A Glimmer of Hope for Seagrass in the Wakatobi National Park?

Posted on 29 February 2016 by Sustainable Places

Benjamin Jones, Research Assistant, Sustainable Places Research Institute Back in December 2015 I spent a couple of weeks in the Wakatobi, Indonesia, initiating phase II of the Wakatobi Seagrass Program. […]

Beyond the Paris Agreement: A Transformative Paradigm Shift in International Climate Policymaking?

Posted on 21 December 2015 by Sustainable Places

  AFP PHOTO/FRANCOIS GUILLOTDr Andrew Kythreotis  In my last blog, I discussed how evidence-based policymaking is integral to engendering more sustainable places and communities. Moreover, I argued that citizens (and citizen […]

Electric cars: here to stay?

Posted on 11 December 2015 by Sustainable Places

By Dr. Dimitrios Xenias  The first cars in the world were electric. The 1820s and 1830s saw much experimentation and innovation on motors, batteries and platforms until the first working […]

Syria and sustainability

Posted on 2 December 2015 by Sustainable Places

Syria and sustainability: Bombs, bullets and bio-diversity, let’s move beyond ‘precision’ warfare and ‘precision’ farming. The current debate about bombing again is really so tiresome. At the same time the […]