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Researchers and students from across the University of Oxford's School of Geography and the Environment (SoGE) will present their research as part of the Association of American Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting 2023. The international conference which will be held between 23 - 27 March, attracts geographers, GIS specialists, environmental scientists, and other disciplinary experts who share and discuss the latest in research and applications in geography, sustainability, and GIScience.

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The UK government is developing a new law that prohibits imports of 7 commodities originating from illegally deforested land, including beef, leather, cocoa, palm oil, pulp and paper, timber, rubber and soya. While the stated aim of the policy is to promote sustainability, its current focus on legality overlooks how legal systems can themselves be drivers of both environmental and social harm, writes Constance McDermott, leader of ECI's new Ecosystems Governance Group.


Professor James Faulconbridge will use data from a recent (Pre-COVID) project to question what we mean/understand by business travel. He will outline how business travel as a practice is multiple things, and hence we are likely to have multiple futures. James will consider how future trends are likely to result from a mix of individual decisions