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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Water might be the single biggest threat to the tourist industry of the Mexican Caribbean

Posted on 14 June 2017 by Sustainable Places

Dr Edward Hind-Ozan The tagline, “just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water” is a bittersweet one for marine conservationists. It belongs to the second […]

Nuffield Research Placement at Cardiff University – a students perspective

Nuffield Research Placement at Cardiff University – a students perspective

Posted on 18 November 2016 by Sustainable Places

Asia Hoile and Katie Hale, Nuffiled Research Placement Students at the Sustainable Places Research Institute Our summer at Cardiff was certainly one to remember! I can honestly say that I […]

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, […]

Resilience to Earthquake-induced landslide risk in China.

Resilience to Earthquake-induced landslide risk in China.

Posted on 26 August 2016 by Sustainable Places

In May 2016 myself and  colleauges travelled to China for the first meeting of our new project: Resilience to earthquake induced landslide risk in China (REACH). A partnership betwwen Cardiff Univeristy […]

The Review of designated landscapes in Wales

Posted on 20 November 2015 by Sustainable Places

Professor Terry Marsden, Director of the Sustainable Places Research Institute Over the past year I along with panel members Dr Ruth Williams and John Lloyd Jones have been working for […]