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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 […]

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 […]

Underwater Gardening: bringing biodiversity back to our seas

Underwater Gardening: bringing biodiversity back to our seas

Posted on 9 March 2020 by Sustainable Places

Dr Leanne Cullen-Unsworth Last week saw the kick off of the UKs first large-scale seagrass restoration scheme. A partnership between Sky Ocean Rescue, Swansea University, WWF-UK, Project Seagrass and Cardiff […]

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 […]

Once Upon the Future: Everyday Adventures that Change the World

Once Upon the Future: Everyday Adventures that Change the World

Posted on 3 December 2019 by Sustainable Places

Lorena Axinte About two years ago we embarked on a mission to transform our research learnings into children’s stories. We wanted to write a book about hope and leadership that […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]