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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 […]

Sustainable and just food system futures

Sustainable and just food system futures

Posted on 21 October 2020 by Sustainable Places

Hannah Pitt, Angelina Sanderson-Bellamy and Poppy Nicol ASPECT Event 13th October 2020  As part of the ASPECT 2020 Annual Event held virtually this year, Hannah Pitt, Angelina Sanderson Bellamy and Poppy […]

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 […]

Working together for Co-operative and Just Food Systems

Working together for Co-operative and Just Food Systems

Posted on 10 February 2020 by Sustainable Places

Poppy Nicol and Alice Taherzadeh A roundtable event at the Senedd on 14 January 2020 saw 30 stakeholders come together to discuss the question of how to achieve sustainable and […]

Plants, health and well-being through the ages

Plants, health and well-being through the ages

Posted on 10 December 2019 by Sustainable Places

Dr Poppy Nicol Sustainable Places Research Institute were involved in three events as part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science 2019. One of the events coordinated by Dr. Poppy […]

Understanding the role of plants for societal health and well-being in the past, present and future

Understanding the role of plants for societal health and well-being in the past, present and future

Posted on 1 October 2019 by Sustainable Places

Dr Poppy Nicol On Friday 20th September a SPARKing Impact workshop was held at the Amgueddfa Cymru-National Museum Wales National Museum Cardiff. Drawing upon collaboration between Amgueddfa Cymru-National Museum Wales […]

Regrow Borneo and leadership in the face of the climate crisis

Regrow Borneo and leadership in the face of the climate crisis

Posted on 26 July 2019 by Sustainable Places

We’ve been asking ourselves what we can do to tackle climate change. Earlier this year, the Welsh Government and Cardiff University’s student body, through the Students’ Union, declared a climate […]

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 […]

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 […]

Profit and hegemony in agribusiness

Profit and hegemony in agribusiness

Posted on 27 November 2018 by Sustainable Places

Dr Angelina Sanderson Bellamy The insidious control over farming practices exercised by seed companies is an example of how powerful actors in the agri-food system promote profit over environment and […]