Culture

 
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/ Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog

18 Mar 2015

 

Professor Jules Pretty has travelled the world to explore how and why people live close to nature. In his book, The Edge of Extinction, he examines this relationship and discovers that money can't buy interconnectedness with nature

 
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/ Media

06 Mar 2015

 

Positive News will take centre stage at an event exploring how the media can more accurately and usefully reflect reality

 
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/ Positive Travel

04 Mar 2015

 

How can so-called ‘culture shock’ remould the way we treat other people and the planet? Aaron Millar explains

 
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/ Arts, Culture

03 Mar 2015

 

Matthew Gilley heads to Dalston to experience Polish avant-garde music collaboration Jacaszek and Kwartludium perform live

 
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/ Arts, Culture, Science

23 Feb 2015

 

Tom Lawson talks to Robin Ince, comedian and co-host of BBC Radio 4's award-winning The Infinite Monkey Cage, on how comedy is bringing science to a wider audience

 
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/ Media

10 Feb 2015

 

Publications such as Positive News are pioneering a more diverse journalism, suggested a BBC Radio 4 programme broadcast on Sunday

 
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/ Agriculture, Culture, Environment, Sustainable Development

28 Jan 2015

 

In the wake of the UN’s climate negotiations, Rodrigo de Oliveira Andrade discovers how climate change is affecting the Peruvian Andes and reports on the measures being taken to ensure sustainability for centuries to come

 
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/ Arts, Culture

27 Jan 2015

 

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

 
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/ Positive Travel

22 Jan 2015

 

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

 
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/ Culture, Education, Environment, Youth

21 Jan 2015

 

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

 
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/ Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog

07 Jan 2015

 

The way we travel is constantly changing and 2015 is likely to be no exception. Here, Naomi Tolley looks at the best positive travel trips to take this year, as well as revealing the latest trends and must-do ethical destinations

 
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/ Media

06 Jan 2015

 

As Danish newspaper Information publishes a special ‘constructive’ edition, Cathrine Gyldensted considers the future of positive journalism

 
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/ Positive Travel

17 Dec 2014

 

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?

 
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/ Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog

17 Dec 2014

 

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 Z

 
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/ Arts, Arts Review, Culture

15 Dec 2014

 

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

 
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/ Arts, Culture

09 Dec 2014

 

Behind The Beautiful Forevers is not a play for the faint-hearted. Murders, shocking suicides, corruption, foul language and deep injustices are all competing for attention. But there’s no denying that this is a play with a soul

 
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/ Positive Travel

03 Dec 2014

 

Hanging on a sheer cliff face at a head-spinning height with nothing but a thin sheet of nylon separating him from a vast drop, Aaron Millar considers how fearsome adventure really is the making of us

 
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/ Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog

26 Nov 2014

 

Top journalists from The British Guild of Travel Writers pick their top travel experiences of 2014

 
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/ Community, Media

25 Nov 2014

 

As local newspapers close and budget cuts put increasing pressure on remaining journalists, the hyperlocal journalism movement is stepping up to provide the services communities rely on. Nicola Slawson finds out more

 
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/ Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog

19 Nov 2014

 

Looking for a holiday that will do your destination as much good as it will for you? The World Responsible Tourism Awards highlight the best sustainable tourism initiatives of the past year.