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Bethany Downer

When geography student Bethany Downer became inspired to start a non-profit organization while attending the 2014 Impact Youth for Sustainability conference in Guelph, Ont., she couldn’t have anticipated the impact her decision would have.


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María José Barragán-Paladines Successfully Defends PhD Dissertation

María José Barragán-Paladines

Congratulations to María José Barragán-Paladines, PhD student of Alistair and Ratana, on the successful defense of her dissertation on March 31.

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Working with Complexity in Multiple-Use Coastal Areas

Victoria Rogers

Victoria Rogers, a MA student supervised by Dr. Ratana Chuenpagdee, travelled to Thailand last summer to carry out research on multiple-use coastal areas. As she puts it, "coastal areas are incredibly complex and conservation efforts rarely occur in isolation of other human activities." Victoria writes about the motivation for her research, and her experience in Thailand.

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The Geography-Folklore Consuming Cultures Harlow Programme is a go!

consuming cultures in england

The Department of Geography and Folkore are collaborating on an exciting new Harlow programme called ‘Consuming Cultures: From Field to Plate’.  The programme will take place in May and June and will focus on the changing historical, cultural and economic landscape of food in England. 

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