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New hope for world’s most endangered mammal

7 November 2018

Genetic analysis of northern and southern white rhinos reveals new information for species conservation

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Biodiversity vital for future of Wales

10 October 2018

Report explores wider benefits of conservation efforts

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Serious climate change mitigation is likely to reshape everyday life in unexpected ways

8 October 2018

Can we rethink how and when we access household products to tackle climate change?


Urgent action needed for a sustainable future

4 September 2018

Landmark book explores significance of nature and environmentalism in Social Sciences

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Riparian forest buffers increase yields from oil palm plantations

30 August 2018

Researchers from the Sustainable Places Research Institute have found that preserving tropical forest buffers along the margins of large meandering rivers can enhance the profitability of floodplain plantations.


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.


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


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.