Jini Reddy travels deep into the French Pyrenees on a solo wilderness quest that promises respite from the emotional and physical distractions of modern life. Can she get by with only her thoughts and nature’s whisper for company?

    Ecotricity - front page

Positive Travel: A-Z across America


/ Culture

17 Dec


Kay Morris-Robertson thought she had everything she wanted when tragedy struck and changed her life forever. She tells Aaron Millar how she undertook an 80,000 mile journey of healing, travelling across all 50 states of America, from A to...


Dialogue and trust helping dissolve Ebola stigma


/ Community

16 Dec

(c) MSF Martin Zinggl (2)

Whether it is traders refusing to sell them food for fear of touching contaminated coins, or religious leaders turning them away from mosques and churches, Ebola survivors risk being marginalised. But grassroots groups in Africa are helping to nurture...

    Ecotricity - front page

Arts review: winter 2014


/ Culture

15 Dec


Amy Smith rounds up the best art exhibitions to see this season


Growing underground


/ Environment

12 Dec

Growing Underground Produce, Richard (c) Zero Carbon Food

Just 33 metres beneath London’s streets a subterranean farm is taking root. Using the latest technology, micro-salad is being grown in a network of forgotten air raid shelter tunnels


Researchers a step closer to reversing spinal damage


/ Wellbeing

11 Dec

(c) Day Donaldson

A paralysed man in Poland is slowly learning to walk again thanks to a breakthrough medical procedure


When jihadi fighters return


/ Peace & Democracy

10 Dec

Rachel Briggs

David Cameron has imposed strict blanket measures on the growing number of British jihadis that want to return to the UK, but is this the most effective way of dealing with a potentially dangerous problem?

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