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The Works: regenerating former steelworks in Ebbw Vale »

The Welsh Government and Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council are developing the former Ebbw Vale steelworks to provide a revitalised community through strong regeneration and sustainability principles.

Sustainable development indicators for Wales »

New sustainable development indicators for Wales report progress on the commitment to sustainable development as the central organising principle of the Welsh Government, showing improvement in 19 of 44 areas.

Sustainable tourism in Wales »

Directed by the Welsh Government’s Sustainable Tourism Framework, Visit Wales is focusing on sustainable tourism - giving equal consideration to local communities, culture and traditions, economic prosperity, and the environment.

Green Dragons light up the Hay Festival »

The Welsh Government's Sustainable Development Challenge Fund, better known as the Green Dragons Den, selected four winners, each receiving £10,000 to develop their ideas to make Wales more sustainable.

Preventing the spread of invasive non-native species »

A new code of practice highlights the environmental, social and economic problems which invasive non-native plants can cause and provides advice to all involved in horticulture on basic steps to minimise their impact.

Reducing greenhouse gas emissions in Welsh agriculture »

A new report considers how agriculture and land use in Wales can reduce climate change and adapt to it, recommending a set of initiatives by which Wales can both maintain its food production potential and reduce emissions.

Measuring Welsh wellbeing »

The Welsh Assembly Government is proposing to measure the wellbeing of the Welsh people to help achieve its sustainable development goal of "enhancing the economic, social and environmental wellbeing of people and communities, achieving a better quality of life for our own and future generations".