The creation of a fish reserve in northern Mozambique has brought tremendous benefits to both marine life and the local community

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Tackling psychological impact of Nepal earthquakes


/ Economics & Innovation

03 Aug


Call-in radio programme aims to reduce mental health problems caused by earthquakes


The benefits of a musically trained brain


/ Culture

31 Jul

William Brawley

A new study has found that musical training in adolescents can improve language and memory skills and even extend the brain’s development time

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Ten ideas for short summer breaks


/ Culture

30 Jul


No holiday planned this year? With summer now in full swing you may think it's too late, but there are plenty of simple ways to get away from it all. We round up our favourite Positive Travel articles on...


Alternatives to palm oil for a more sustainable world


/ Environment

29 Jul


Diversifying away from palm oil is a challenging issue, but one that’s vital to ensure the longevity of the environment, our health and the economy, says Bhavani Shankar


A positive approach to social change


/ Community

28 Jul

Reading Repair Cafe - old bicycle tyres into belts

Focusing on what is wrong isn’t always the most effective way to bring about social change, says Graeme Stuart. Building on our strengths can create much better results – both for small, local improvements as well as for international...


The financial models that could stamp out inequality


/ Economics & Innovation

27 Jul


Despite an increasingly loud conversation about inequality, its root causes remain intact. Stewart Lansley argues that the government has the power to tackle the issue if only it would consider new models of debt financing


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