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Call for seagrass to be protected

3 August 2018

Seagrass experts from Cardiff University and Swansea University are calling for seagrass to be protected, in a piece published in the journal Science.

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The clock is ticking for UK food security unless a deal is done, says new report

24 July 2018

Specialists urge the Government to keep focussed on food during Brexit negotiations

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Rethinking the orangutan

28 June 2018

How 70,000 years of human interaction have shaped an icon of wild nature

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Panel of international experts discuss The New Urban Food Agenda at Cardiff event

22 June 2018

An event hosted by Sustainable Places brought together international experts to reflect on a decade of urban food policy.

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Sustainable Places scoops gold at Green Impact awards!

15 June 2018

Green Impact is a behavioural change programme run by the NUS to help staff and students understand sustainability and social responsibility.

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SeagrassSpotter

8 June 2018

Updated app launched for World Oceans Day

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Brexit and agriculture expert addresses External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee

30 May 2018

Professor Terry Marsden addressed the issue of Brexit and agriculture before the National Assembly for Wales’ External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee.

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Sustainable Places team travels to China to mark anniversary of devastating earthquake

25 May 2018

The team travelled to China to mark the 10th anniversary of the Wenchuan Earthquake and present at two major conferences.

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World’s biggest fisheries supported by seagrass meadows

22 May 2018

Research has provided the first quantitative global evidence of the significant role that seagrass meadows play in supporting world fisheries productivity.