Upland Voices – sharing the stories of Wales’ upland communities

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As part of our 2020 conference ‘Resilience of the Welsh Uplands’, we’re looking for video contributions from individuals, families and groups with a special song, a reading from a story, a poem or even a recipe to share, highighting the local history of upland areas.

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Welsh Uplands Photography Competition – winners announced!

The winners of Environment Platform Wales’ Welsh Uplands Photography Competition have been announced ahead of the platform’s conference programme launch. The competition celebrates the life, landscape and people living or working in the Welsh Uplands, covering more than 80% of Wales.

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What’s new? | May news update

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Read more for our May news update from the team at Environment Platform Wales to find out about our fully digital conference exerience for Environment Evidence 2020 (Resilience in the Welsh uplands), how you submit a late abstract and get involved in the online event, about our Welsh Uplands photography competition & prizes as well as all latest news, information and opportunities for members and subscribers.

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Living Wales: The satellite maps which could predict our future

We meet the Aberystwyth University research chair on a mission to change the way we see, understand and react to landscape-based data. The digital data bank could change the way we legislate for, build on and use the land around us. Environment Platform Wales caught up with the professor during a flying visit to Cardiff with his research team.

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Passionate about Marine: Kat Route-Stephens

As part of Environment Platform Wales’ first national conference specialising in Marine Evidence, we catch up with Kat Route-Stephens, Specialist Advisor to Natural Resources Wales on Marine Industries and Energy. We meet Kat to see what makes her tick and what she’ll be discussing at her session at the Marine Evidence (Wales) conference.

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Elizabeth Woodcock: A wild new way we can transform the way we manage our health – and the environment

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With well-being a major concern (and growing market trend) across the globe, we catch up with one researcher who is shining a light on the situation closer to home. Between 2015-2018, the market value of the health and wellness market in the UK  grew to 20.5bn. In Western Europe as a whole,…

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Funding Available! Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research.

Are you interested in undertaking research to support increasing biodiversity and healthy ecosystems in Wales? The Biodiversity and Ecosystem Evidence and Research Needs (BEERN) Programme welcomes applications for small research projects that will directly support our understanding, evidence and monitoring of biodiversity and ecosystems in Wales. Funding is available to…

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