Innovation

 
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/ Innovation, Technology

03 Oct 2014

 

Developing countries could reap the benefits of better “security hygiene” for just $35

 
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/ Environment, Innovation, Lifestyle, Social Enterprise, Sustainable Development, Technology

30 Sep 2014

 

In-built obsolescence may seem a forgivable quirk of the modern technology many of us love, but it has a force of its own, placing us on a wheel of consumer slavery. But there is another way, writes Lucy Purdy

 
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/ Agriculture, Community, Food, Innovation, Justice, Sustainable Development

25 Sep 2014

 

A new initiative will help farmers overcome intellectual property law restrictions on quality seeds

 
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/ Community, Health, Innovation, Politics, Sustainable Development

28 Aug 2014

 

Since 1948 the NHS has provided publicly-funded healthcare based on equality. But with continuing funding cuts and privatisation threatening the service we ask a group of experts how it can have a secure long-term future that best serves the public

 

UCL researchers compete to get positive ideas funded

 
 

/ Innovation

30 Jan 2013

 

University researchers who want to help make the world a better place will have an opportunity to win £2,000 of funding tomorrow evening at an event run by researchers from University College London (UCL)

 

Community reforestation project encourages ‘real-world investment’

 
 

/ Economics & Innovation, Innovation, Sustainable Development

20 Aug 2012

 

A new co-operative is offering investors the chance to help safeguard the future of the Amazon rainforest and invest their money in something more tangible than the stock market

 

Website helps campaign groups fund advertising

 
 

/ Innovation, Peace & Democracy

20 Jan 2012

 

A new crowd-funding scheme is helping people and organisations that are working for good causes, to advertise to the public

 
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/ Innovation

20 Jan 2012

 

A renewable outdoor cinema in London’s East End has shown the benefits of recycling in the run up to the Olympics

 
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/ Innovation

04 Jan 2012

 

The eighth Ethical Fashion Show and accompanying trade fair attracted some 100 exhibitors to Paris in September 2011

 
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/ Innovation

20 Dec 2011

 

cyclingcommuter.co.uk is offering advice and information to help people to cycle to work

 
Flax growing returns to Manchester
 

/ Agriculture, Innovation

10 Oct 2011

 

A once disused space in Manchester city centre is now blossoming with the green stems and bright blue flowers of a plant that could reinvigorate a local, sustainable textile industry

 
 

/ Community, Food, Innovation

04 Oct 2011

 

Melanie Strickland discovers how volunteers are turning 'waste' food from local shops into healthy, cheap meals each Sunday at The People’s Kitchen

 

Britain’s largest solar farm goes live

 
 

/ Innovation, Renewable Energy

27 Sep 2011

 

Britain’s largest solar farm has been connected to the national grid

 
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, / Innovation

01 Aug 2011

 

Bioneers, a movement of social and scientific innovators, has released the 11th season of its radio show, featuring discussions with people who are using principles of nature to serve human needs without harming the web of life

 
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/ Innovation

22 Jul 2011

 

Peter Henshaw takes the new e-Vivacity for a spin

 
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/ Agriculture, Innovation

27 Jun 2011

 

Project aiming to reconnect people with nature seeks 10,000 'virtual farmers' to have a say in the running of a real working farm in Cambridgeshire

 
Finding local food in Somerset just got easier
 

/ Community, Food, Innovation, Technology

08 Jun 2011

 

A new website which maps local growing hot spots in Somerset, aims to encourage wider access to sustainable food, free up more land and increase food security

 

250,000 marine species catalogued in new database

 
 

/ Conservation, Innovation

08 Jun 2011

 

A new database cataloguing sea life, including more than 6,000 previously undiscovered creatures, is now available online

 

New eco-friendly washing detergent for outdoor clothing

 
 

/ Innovation, Sustainable Development

06 May 2011

 

The first environmentally-friendly washing detergent specifically designed to tackle the hard-to-remove stains and smells on sports and outdoor clothing, has been launched by eco-friendly cleaning product manufacturer, Alma Win.

 
Zero-carbon ‘long barrow’ built in the Cotswolds
 

/ Innovation, Renewable Energy

06 May 2011

 

A stunning new eco-house, inspired by the design of prehistoric long barrow monuments, has been built near Stroud, in the Cotswolds