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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 […]

Should we act on climate change? perspectives from global south

Should we act on climate change? perspectives from global south

Posted on 26 January 2021 by Sustainable Places

Dr Abid Mehmood, Senior Research Fellow, Sustainable Places Research Institute Dr Saeeduddin Ahmed, Assistant Professor, NED University of Engineering and Technology The global spread of COVID-19 in 2020 has put […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Learning Pathways into Sustainable Agriculture

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 […]

Working Cooperatively for Sustainable and Just Food Systems

Working Cooperatively for Sustainable and Just Food Systems

Posted on 17 December 2019 by Sustainable Places

Poppy Nicol and Alice Taherzadeh Researchers at the Sustainable Places Research Institute Dr.Poppy Nicol and Alice Taherzadeh were commissioned by the Wales Co-operative Party and members of the Co-operative Group […]