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A pioneering new enterprise aims to change the way young people view classical music

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Challenging patriarchy in Kyrgyzstan

 

/ Community

26 Jan

 
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A post-Soviet generation of feminists is working to transform society through a mix of personal and political action

 

The fair trade generation

 

/ Economics & Innovation

23 Jan

 
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Young Britons who have grown up in the era of a flourishing fair trade market are highly sensitive to global issues and want to see businesses acting to end inequality and climate change – according to a new analysis...

 
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Possibility not disability: the freedom of adventure

 

/ Culture

22 Jan

 
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Topher Downham is a Colorado park ranger, a skier, a downhill mountain biker and a serial adventurist. He’s also quadriplegic, but that never stopped him. He tells Aaron Millar his inspiring story

 

Nature writing resurges despite dictionary cull

 

/ Culture

21 Jan

 
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As authors protest nature-related words being cut from the Oxford Junior Dictionary, a new breed of writers and publications are using language, and new perspectives, to reinvigorate our relationship with the natural world

 

Female taxi firm drives away violence towards women

 

/ Community

20 Jan

 
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A new female-only taxi company in India is helping women stay safe while providing valuable employment and training opportunities

 

Can family farming save the world?

 

/ Environment

19 Jan

 
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2014 marked the UN International Year of Family Farming, which celebrated the contribution family-based agriculture brings to the global food system. Ilaria Bertini headed to Italy to attend two of the year’s most significant family farming events

 
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