School of Natural and Environmental Sciences

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Food, fuel, fibre, flowers or fun: what do we want from land and can we achieve it? (Cameron-Gifford Lecture)

Emeritus Professor Chris Pollock, Aberystwyth University

Date/Time: Tuesday 11 December 2018, 17.30 - 18.45

Venue: Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University

Free admission, all seats allocated on a first-come first-served basis.

Since the Middle Ages, land has been used in a wide variety of ways to generate an economic return. In the UK this has also delivered a range of other outputs that are of value to society; however, due to a range of factors this model is no longer sustainable at the environmental, social and economic level. If new models are needed, how should they be developed?