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Sustainable Local Economies Seminar Series 2014

1 January 2015

During October, November and December 2014 PLACE teamed up with the Centre for Local Economic Strategies to present a series of three seminars focusing of sustainable local economies.

More roads, more misery – how commuting is killing us

12 December 2014

Commuting is always a hot topic. This week, Dr Daniel Newman was invited onto a BBC regional radio station to talk about why we find commuting so stressful

For the love of cod, let's save our disappearing seagrass

27 November 2014

Seagrass is one of the most important coastal habitats where young ocean-going fish such as Atlantic cod can grow and develop. But these critically important habitats, revealed in new research, are being damaged the world over and its not just threatening biodiversity but our food security

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