John Powell considers the action taken to address perceived declines in lake water quality across the Finger Lakes region, and the lessons that can be learned for how to tackle difficult and integrated environmental problems that cross administrative boundaries.
John Powell reflects on his time as part of the Defra Bill Team that helped to design the Commons Act of 2006, and the need for good working relationships at the heart of government in order to effectively address complex policy issues.
The third blog from the FARMWELL team who recently visited Romania saw them explore a range of farms in the Brașov area.
FARMWELL is a European Thematic Network project funded by Horizon 2020 exploring social innovations that have capacity to improve farmer wellbeing . Recently a CCRI team attended a meeting with project partners in Brașov, Romania.
The CCRI FARMWELL project team have been on field work in Romania. In this blog the CCRI researchers provide some initial impressions of Romania during the drive from Bucharest into Transylvania.
Over recent weeks a number of the CCRI team have been discussing the Government response to Henry Dimbleby's National Food Strategy which was published in 2021.
In the days leading up to the festive break, CCRI colleagues shared with each other the various 'outdoors' activities they had been doing as many had not been able to travel to the office due to weather conditions.
The CCRI's current placement student has been volunteering at a local museum. Read a little about her experiences so far.
Inspired by the hot dry weather over the summer of 2022, John Powell has written a new blog considering the topical issue of water now that the inevitable rain has arrived.