Wales and the Amazon: Taking responsibility for the impact of global imports

Image description: An area of deforestation A 2021 report by the World Wide Fund for Nature Cymru (WWF Cymru), the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds Cymru (RSPB Cymru) and Size of Wales titled “Wales and Global Responsibility: Addressing Wales’ Overseas Land Footprint” emphasizes the ways in which Welsh imports of cocoa, palm oil, […]

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HR Wallingford and a study in climate preparedness: How do we weather the storm?

Image description: A dam holding back a body of water In the past month alone, flash floods and torrential rain swept through Spain, Mexico, Colombia, Guinea, Pakistan, Nigeria, Thailand, and Slovenia. Two hurricanes hit the United States this summer and left devastation in their wake. Flooding events turned deadly in China and Germany late this […]

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Seaspiracy: fact or just fishy?

Image Description: A dolphin upright underwater, its head pointing towards the surface, just above the seafloor. Netflix’s Seaspiracy has reached millions of viewers worldwide and remains in the Netflix top 10 most-watched even now. The documentary, which reported on the wide-ranging scandals surrounding commercial fishing and the apparently devastating impacts the practice is having on […]

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