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Development, Security and the Oceans: Celebrating World Oceans Day

Development, Security and the Oceans: Celebrating World Oceans Day

Posted on 12 July 2017 by Sustainable Places

Cardiff University In celebration of World Oceans Day, the Sustainable Places Research Institute and the Crime and Security Research Institute at Cardiff University held a seminar with the aim of […]

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 […]

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 […]

Exploring the role of indigenous knowledge systems for plant and forest conservation in South Africa

Exploring the role of indigenous knowledge systems for plant and forest conservation in South Africa

Posted on 21 September 2016 by Sustainable Places

Dr Natasha Constant, Research Associate, Sustainable Places Research Institute The land of the Venda in the Limpopo Province of South Africa is a beautiful landscape full of history, forests, deep-valleys, […]

Behind closed doors: Is there a future for Myanmar’s fisheries?

Behind closed doors: Is there a future for Myanmar’s fisheries?

Posted on 2 June 2016 by Sustainable Places

Benjamin Jones, Research Assistant, Sustainable Places Research Institute In a world where so much is known, it’s not very often that you get to lead a research expedition to a […]

Project Wild Thing and Childrens relationships with Nature

Posted on 5 May 2016 by Sustainable Places

Originally posted on sciSCREEN 26th April 2016 Dr Ria Dunkley, Sustainable Places Research Associate I grew up in a village in mid-Wales and spent a considerable amount of time in the […]