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HEAL Paul van der Werf’s ‘Fields to Forks’ CTV segment

The Heal’s Paul van der Werf talks to CTV London’s Marek Sutherland about his household food waste research in a ‘Fields to Forks’ segment: https://london.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=1292199#1501140 In London, single family households throw out on average $600 of avoidable food waste each year. Close to 75% of food waste’s environmental impact (e.g., greenhouse gases) occurs from the farmers […]

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New Publication: Children’s perspectives on neighbourhood barriers and enablers to active school travel: A participatory mapping study

This research uses innovative participatory mapping and qualitative GIS methods to examine how children’s perceptions of their environments influence their school journey experiences. We conducted 25 map-based focus groups during Geography Awareness Week, an annual geography education and public awareness program, in November 2016. This child-centred research approach aims to contribute to the existing evidence […]

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