News

Field

Not just a pretty place

15 October 2014

How our sense of place may help us to connect with a more sustainable way of life.

Uplands

Minister announces review of protected sites in Wales

2 October 2014

Professor Terry Marsden, Director of the Sustainable Places Research Institute, will chair the independent panel which will carry out the review of the governance arrangements for Wales’ designated landscapes.

Seagrass

New research highlights importance of Indonesian seagrass conservation

1 October 2014

New research demonstrates that protecting seagrass meadows in Indonesia could be critical for national food security and important fisheries exports.

Senedd event

Experts hold Senedd event to break the “invisible barrier” of energy use

26 September 2014

‘Sense of Energy’ exhibition to engage public in how to live more sustainable lives.

Pushing the pace of tree species migration

Pushing the pace of tree species migration

4 September 2014

In a new paper Dr Eli Lazurus and Dr Brian McGill explore the kind of intervention required to make a temperate forest biome keep up with the velocity of climate change.

UK Government visa rules challenges thinking on integrated society

UK Government visa rules challenges thinking on integrated society

4 September 2014

When it comes to immigration, there are surely few people who would be better integrated into British culture than those who are married to (and, perhaps, parents of) British citizens. However, the UK Governments new visa rules, introduced in 2012, restrict the rights of citizens who want to bring their foreign spouses to live with them.

An appetite for learning?

An appetite for learning?

21 August 2014

Educational reform can help lay the foundations for improving food security in the Turks and Caicos Islands

Nick Pidgeon

Climate change professor honoured with MBE

16 June 2014

Professor Nick Pidgeon makes the Queen's birthday honours list for services to climate change awareness.

Green Impact Gold for the Sustainable Places Team!

20 May 2014

The Sustainable Places Team takes the Gold at Green Impact Award Ceremony.

Sea

The fast and the frugal

20 May 2014

How do we make decisions during water contamination events?