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Appetite for Change event

Appetite for Change

Posted on 23 June 2020 by Sustainable Places

Hannah Pitt and Esther Muddiman In October 2019 WISERD co-hosted a collaborative workshop with the Sustainable Places Research Institute and the Wales Governance Centre to discuss the environmental and social justice considerations of food systems in Wales. The event brought together a range of experts – including policy makers, civil society activists and other stakeholders
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Travel restrictions map

Travel restrictions in Europe

Posted on 9 April 2020 by Sustainable Places

We hope you’re reading this from the confines of your home. In case you still need to travel or would just like to see how ‘free’ movement is in Europe at the moment, here’s an interactive map which shows travel restrictions across European countries.  The map has three different layers for air, terrestrial and rail
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Syria and sustainability

Posted on 2 December 2015 by Sustainable Places

Syria and sustainability: Bombs, bullets and bio-diversity, let’s move beyond ‘precision’ warfare and ‘precision’ farming. The current debate about bombing again is really so tiresome. At the same time the Climate talks are starting.  The overwhelming evidence shows (for well over a century), that bombing never works and creates far more problems than it resolves.
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The Public Transport Challenge

Posted on 30 June 2015 by Sustainable Places

by Dr Abid Mehmood, Sustainable Places Research Fellow The Sustainable Places Research Institute recently co-hosted a research seminar in collaboration with the School of Planning and Geography and the Welsh Government. Our guest speaker was Dr Imran Muhammad from Massey University, New Zealand who shared initial findings of three years research project on public transport
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Welcome to the Sustainable Places Blog.

Posted on 13 May 2015 by Sustainable Places

  The Sustainable Places Research Institute is a meeting place for world-leading sustainability science, focussed on exploring innovative solutions for a more sustainable future. While having a number of research fellow’s and associates based here in Sustainable Places developing our research programmes, we also have more than 100 affiliates from all disciplines across the University
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