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Sustainability Week 2019

22 February 2019

The Sustainable Places Research Institute is organising a series of events to mark Cardiff University’s 2019 Sustainability Week.

Seed Box

People and Plants

18 February 2019

Join us for the launch of the exhibition ‘People and Plants’ in the Insight Gallery, National Museum Cardiff and accompanying public report ‘Sharing Stories, Sharing Collections.’

Sustainable Places awarded Global Food Security grant

18 January 2019

Dr Angelina Sanderson Bellamy has been awarded £645,000 for a two year research project.

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Knowing to grow

15 January 2019

Increasing the resilience of plant centred food production skills.


A very short introduction to environmental ethics

17 December 2018

A new book by a Cardiff University academic presses for urgent worldwide action on climate change.

Catia receiving award

Sustainable Places researcher wins award for documentary

30 November 2018

Catia Rebelo, an EU Marie Curie International Fellow based at Sustainable Places Research Institute, has won an award for her documentary “Sensed Place”.


Change in emphasis in tropical marine conservation is needed to conserve vital seagrass habitat

13 November 2018

We must increase and reprioritise our conservation efforts and use our limited resources in a more targeted manner in order to attain sustainable systems

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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

Sleeping doormouse

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?