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Letter from America

Letter from America

Posted on 13 July 2020 by Sustainable Places

I find myself drafting this in Denver, Colorado, on Independence Day 2020, COVID-19 having caught me and Kate at her home on this side of ‘the pond’. Our neighbourhood of […]

Appetite for Change

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 […]

Outbreaks, break-outs and break-times: Creating caring online workshops

Outbreaks, break-outs and break-times: Creating caring online workshops

Posted on 16 June 2020 by Sustainable Places

The Care Cooperative, including Dr Hannah Pitt and Dr Poppy Nicol How can online workshops be productive, engaging, caring and fun? How can researchers creatively adapt to a ‘virtual normal’ […]

Coronavirus has exposed UK government’s failure to implement a long-term food plan

Coronavirus has exposed UK government’s failure to implement a long-term food plan

Posted on 28 April 2020 by Sustainable Places

Tim Lang, Erik P Millstone, Terry Marsden Planning failures and financial cuts are being exposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. In the world of food, too, planning is needed both to […]

Travel restrictions in Europe

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 […]

Coronavirus: rationing based on health, equity and decency now needed

Coronavirus: rationing based on health, equity and decency now needed

Posted on 24 March 2020 by Sustainable Places

Professor Tim Lang Food security is no laughing matter at the best of times, but I gasped when I first read the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs’ (Defra) […]

Underwater Gardening: bringing biodiversity back to our seas

Underwater Gardening: bringing biodiversity back to our seas

Posted on 9 March 2020 by Sustainable Places

Dr Leanne Cullen-Unsworth Last week saw the kick off of the UKs first large-scale seagrass restoration scheme. A partnership between Sky Ocean Rescue, Swansea University, WWF-UK, Project Seagrass and Cardiff […]

Working together for Co-operative and Just Food Systems

Working together for Co-operative and Just Food Systems

Posted on 10 February 2020 by Sustainable Places

Poppy Nicol and Alice Taherzadeh A roundtable event at the Senedd on 14 January 2020 saw 30 stakeholders come together to discuss the question of how to achieve sustainable and […]

Learning Pathways into Sustainable Agriculture

Learning Pathways into Sustainable Agriculture

Posted on 6 January 2020 by Sustainable Places

Alice Taherzadeh, Research Student, Sustainable Places Research Institute The research project Learning Pathways into Sustainable Agriculture was undertaken in the summer of 2019 in order to shed light on the […]

Working Cooperatively for Sustainable and Just Food Systems

Working Cooperatively for Sustainable and Just Food Systems

Posted on 17 December 2019 by Sustainable Places

Poppy Nicol and Alice Taherzadeh Researchers at the Sustainable Places Research Institute Dr.Poppy Nicol and Alice Taherzadeh were commissioned by the Wales Co-operative Party and members of the Co-operative Group […]