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Building a post-Brexit food and rural policy for Wales

Building a post-Brexit food and rural policy for Wales

Posted on 3 August 2017 by Sustainable Places

Professor Terry Marsden, Director, Sustainable Places Research Institute   Recently myself and colleagues Professor’s Tim Lang (City University) and Erik Milstone (Sussex University) published the first major independent review of […]

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 […]

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 […]

Cardiff Capital Region Youth Profile

Posted on 7 June 2017 by Sustainable Places

Lorena F. Axinte,  Early Stage Researcher in Sustainable City Regions Now that the ten local authorities (together with the Welsh and UK governments) have signed the City Deal, Cardiff Capital […]

A food dystopia: Is Britain sleepwalking into a crisis?

Posted on 9 March 2017 by Sustainable Places

Professor Terry Marsden and Professor Kevin Morgan, Cardiff University Back to the future? The historical ability for the UK state to periodically create self-inflicted harm upon its own food system […]

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 […]

Brexit : Towards building a new consensus for an Integrated Food and Rural Development Policy?

Brexit : Towards building a new consensus for an Integrated Food and Rural Development Policy?

Posted on 22 September 2016 by Sustainable Places

Professor Terry Marsden, Director, Sustainable Places Research Institute Just as increasing calls and debates occur regarding the need for a more integrated and comprehensive Food and Agricultural policy across Europe […]

How will the Well-Being of Future Generations Act account for the institutional void left by the Climate Change Commission for Wales? The case of adaptation.

Posted on 15 June 2016 by Sustainable Places

Charlotte Ford and Dr Andrew Kythreotis, Cardiff School of Geography and Planning     Arguably, with the new Environment and Well-being of Future Generations Act (WFGA), Welsh Government is now leading […]

A Glimmer of Hope for Seagrass in the Wakatobi National Park?

A Glimmer of Hope for Seagrass in the Wakatobi National Park?

Posted on 29 February 2016 by Sustainable Places

Benjamin Jones, Research Assistant, Sustainable Places Research Institute Back in December 2015 I spent a couple of weeks in the Wakatobi, Indonesia, initiating phase II of the Wakatobi Seagrass Program. […]

Beyond the Paris Agreement: A Transformative Paradigm Shift in International Climate Policymaking?

Posted on 21 December 2015 by Sustainable Places

  AFP PHOTO/FRANCOIS GUILLOTDr Andrew Kythreotis  In my last blog, I discussed how evidence-based policymaking is integral to engendering more sustainable places and communities. Moreover, I argued that citizens (and citizen […]