IASC president John Powell is currently in China and attending the first ever commons themed conference. Focusing on water governance, John has been visiting a number of locations observing related issues and has had an opportunity to produce a short blog post detailing his experiences so far.
The first installment from the new placement student Katie, who started at CCRI the beginning of September. Read more to find out what she has been up to in the last month, the work she is doing with Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust and the places she has been exploring.
It’s hard to think of something more satisfying than foraging for wild food and turning it into something delicious. Julie Ryan talks about her recent foraging escapades in the French Alps and her local forest.
Part two of Geotourism in the French Alps. Julie Ryan explores the Geopark site of Col de Bassachaux in the Haute-Savoie
The sun shining has resulted in Isabel Fielden’s vegetable patch becoming very productive. The garden has been full of wildlife and flowers, and she has created a mini pond to encourage more insects and frogs to visit her garden. Read more in the 5th instalment of Isabel’s blog.
Part one of a blog on Geotourism in the Chablais Géopark, a remarkable natural landscape in the Haute Savoie in the northern French Alps.
A Mayoral decision was recently taken to revoke approvals in support of the ‘Garden Bridge’ project across the Thames in central London. Current IASC President, and Senior Research Fellow John Powell discusses why bridges are not just crossing places, are often associated with the characteristics and identity of places and how they are also public goods.
Last week, John Powell was attending the IASC Commons Conference in Utrecht. As current IASC President, John Powell presented one of the Elinor Ostrom awards during the conference dinner, which was held in the beautiful surroundings of Speelklok Museum in central Utrecht which is home to am unusual array of mechanical and automated music-playing machines.
The CCRI has a long pedigree of using traditional research methods within social sciences and collectively has decades of experience within its team. Over the past few months, we have been exploring a set of new research techniques and asking people to help us with their development.
On Thursday 6th July, John Powell travelled to the Netherlands in advance of the 16th International IASC Conference in Utrecht. As a regular blogger during these events, John has written the first of what we expect to be a multitude posts.