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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 […]

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 […]

The ethics of the climate emergency

The ethics of the climate emergency

Posted on 8 July 2019 by Sustainable Places

Professor Robin Attfield During the last week of February we experienced the warmest Winter day since records began, with a high of 20.6 degrees (Celsius) at Trawscoed in mid-Wales. As […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Hothouse Earth: seven things you can do to stop it

Hothouse Earth: seven things you can do to stop it

Posted on 17 August 2018 by Sustainable Places

Dr Abid Mehmood Research Fellow, Cardiff University If global temperatures are allowed to rise by 2℃, we face creating a “Hothouse Earth” that would shift the planet to an irreversible […]