What are the key sustainability issues and problems in CAS, its departments and institutes? What are some of the good sustainability practices? What solutions are in the power of individual CAS institutes and departments alongside with other academic institutions in the...
What changes do we see in local landscape and society, and what would we like to happen in the future? How do we ensure that the effects of these changes are just for everyone? The European countryside is undergoing great social and natural changes, including climate change. However, the impacts of these changes affect various... Continue Reading →
In November of last year, The United Kingdom hosted 26 United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26). The Climate talks brought together over 30 000 delegates, among them Climate experts, politicians and activists to discuss actions in order to address climate change. In the fringe of COP26, UKRI and Science Europe convened the Science... Continue Reading →
Our current case study within the Just Scapes project (see https://sustainablecz.org/2021/05/03/launching-the-just-scapes-project/) in Slovácko and Valašsko regions focuses on exploring the relationship between people’s willingness to accept and implement transformative changes in landscapes around them and their perception of environmental justice of these changes. In particular, we are interested in landscape changes related to climate change adaptation and tree cover in agricultural landscapes (alleys,... Continue Reading →
When it comes to large carnivores in Europe, what are the main issues described by farmers, foresters and herd keepers, and what are the just measures to give both parties (animals and humans) their needed living space? The return of large carnivores to Europe as a means of rewilding nature is gradually becoming one of the burning issues for a variety of... Continue Reading →