With half of Europe’s remaining virgin forest, Romania holds a state of wilderness that has been lost in much of the continent. Sam Sutaria cycles across the country and asks what it could teach the west about rewilding both its landscape and its culture

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How one Boko Haram attack survivor is promoting peace


/ Democracy

23 Nov

In June, Mohammed registered her own NGO to help young people and women whose family members have been taken, whether abducted, recruited, or killed (c) Caelainn Hogan Al Jazeera]

Hafsat Mohammed went into schools and markets, organised a conference and set up her own NGO in her mission to tackle extremist narratives


Good Business: Michelle Pritchard, Find Your Spark


/ Blogs

20 Nov


Social enterprise Find Your Spark helps at-risk young people through coaching psychology programmes that aim to raise their wellbeing and aspirations and enable them to realise their passions and potential

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Eight steps to achieving forgiveness


/ Wellbeing

18 Nov


Holding a grudge can have serious implications on our mental, emotional and physical wellbeing, but there’s more to forgiveness than simply ‘letting it go’. Psychologist Robert Enright outlines eight steps to practising forgiveness in a meaningful way


Making milk sustainable amid the dairy crisis


/ Environment

13 Nov

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The UK is facing the biggest dairy crisis for years, with prices slumping to 2003 levels and farms going out of business with alarming regularity. But, as Rin Hamburgh finds, there are several initiatives determined to make the most...


Funding platform seeks £1m to build people-led economy


/ Economics & Innovation

04 Nov


Crowdfunder, the UK's leading crowdfunding platform, believes that the economy is becoming increasingly people-led and as a result aims to raise £1 million to expand its support for social enterprises, charities, businesses and individuals


Five ways to share in Brighton


/ Culture

03 Nov


See bohemian Brighton through the eyes of a local with these cheap – and often free – social sharing ideas, part of an ongoing series aiming to help people travel sustainably and connect with communities


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