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Sustainable Places Research Institute

A meeting place for sustainability science, focussed on exploring innovative solutions for a more sustainable future.

A meeting place for sustainability science, focussed on exploring innovative solutions for a more sustainable future.

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Planting begins for rainforest restoration project

30 June 2020

12,500 trees to be planted in Kinabatangan rainforest under Cardiff University’s Regrow Borneo scheme

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

29 May 2020

A group of food experts, including Sustainable Places Research Institute Director Professor Terry Marsden, has warned that planning is needed to deal with short-term emergencies and to address longer-term risks to the UK food system.

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Exploring the transformative capacity of place-shaping practices

26 May 2020

The SUSPLACE Special Feature is published open access in Sustainability Sciences.

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