Coal mining in Wales: the 1930s writers who depicted the environmental calamity caused by the pits

The miners might be fondly remembered, but literature helps us bear in mind the environmental damage the industry caused.

Seth Armstrong Twigg, Doctoral Researcher in Welsh industrial literature, Cardiff University • conversation
Aug. 24, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: environment mining wales

Coal mining in Wales: the 1930s writers who warned of environmental calamity caused by pits

The miners might be fondly remembered, but literature helps us bear in mind the environmental damage the industry caused.

Seth Armstrong Twigg, Doctoral Researcher in Welsh industrial literature, Cardiff University • conversation
Aug. 24, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: environment mining wales

Climate change could wreck traditional sheep farming in Wales

Recent summers have offered a taste of things to come for Welsh farmers.

Mariecia Fraser, Reader in Upland Agroecology, Aberystwyth University • conversation
May 4, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: climate-change agriculture heat-wave livestock drought grass wales sheep-farming

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