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24th March 2021 Hannah Gardiner and Gerard Baker are current MSc students at CAT, who last year launched the Transformation Prize – an innovation award for environmental and social projects, open to CAT…Read More
24th March 2021 The Centre for Alternative Technology was a member of the creative team for the initial research and development phase of Collective Cymru’s successful bid to be part of Festival UK*…Read More
10th March 2021 The UK’s only species of aquatic songbird is a regular visitor to the CAT ponds and waterways. Dulcie Fairweather takes us dipper spotting.Read More
9th March 2021 CAT has partnered with Climate.Cymru, asking you to join us in sending a message to world leaders from the people of Wales in the run up to COP26. Paul Allen,…Read More
26th February 2021 The past year has highlighted the fragility of our food systems and the need to build greater resilience into supply chains. Katie Hastings of the Pathways to Farming project gives…Read More
29th January 2021 The recent discovery of a greater horseshoe bat at the Centre for Alternative Technology is further evidence of the northward expansion of the species’ range. Dulcie Fairweather explores the implications.Read More
28th January 2021 The area where CAT is based is globally important for a number of species, including some fascinating lower plants. Lichenologist Dr Joe Hope explores the lichens, liverworts and mosses of…Read More
27th January 2021 Once nearly extinct in the UK, otters have made a remarkable comeback. Dulcie Fairweather explores a conservation success story and looks at how we are helping this charismatic carnivore to…Read More
7th January 2021 We are delighted to announce that the Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) will be welcoming Iolo Williams and the BBC team back to our Mid Wales eco centre later this…Read More
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