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/ Conservation, Environment

02 Sep 2015

 

Asia Pulp and Paper Group, one of the largest paper mills in the world, is closing its plantations in a bid to protect rainforest and peatlands. Could this unusual move set a new precedent in the paper business?

 
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/ Environment, Positive Perspective

27 Aug 2015

 

In 2011 Geoff Dalglish gave up all his worldly possessions to walk more than 10,000 miles and spread a message of treading lightly on the Earth. Here, he talks about his latest quest: a three year long water conservation pilgrimage starting next month

 
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/ Economics & Innovation, Food, Social Enterprise

25 Aug 2015

 

A new social enterprise bakery in east London is revitalising both the local area and the employment prospects of many young people

 
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/ Conservation, Environment

24 Aug 2015

 

Poachers have driven rhino numbers dangerously low, but new initiative Rhinos Without Borders aims to boost the population and provide a safer haven for those at risk

 
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/ Conservation, Environment, Positive Travel Blog

19 Aug 2015

 

An ambitious new project at the Alladale estate is allowing tourists to experience a rewilding project in action. Environmentalist Matt Mellen heads to Scotland to witness the transformation and is inspired at what it might herald for the future of Britain’s wilderness

 
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/ Conservation, Environment

04 Aug 2015

 

The creation of a fish reserve in northern Mozambique has brought tremendous benefits to both marine life and the local community

 
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/ Environment, Sustainable Development

29 Jul 2015

 

Diversifying away from palm oil is a challenging issue, but one that’s vital to ensure the longevity of the environment, our health and the economy, says Bhavani Shankar

 
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/ Economics & Innovation, Environment

24 Jul 2015

 

The European Union has teamed up with African governments to fund local climate research centres and help the continent prepare for natural disasters

 
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/ Conservation, Environment, Positive Perspective

17 Jul 2015

 

The dramatic growth of ecological restoration, from mass reforestation to the large-scale reintroductions of long-lost species, is providing a welcome cause for optimism among often overly-pessimistic conservationists, argues Marcus Nield

 
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/ Environment

14 Jul 2015

 

Scotland’s environment secretary has challenged the nation to #MakeThingsLast with the launch of a social media engagement campaign to promote repairing, reusing and remanufacturing as part of a wider circular economy drive

 
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/ Education, Environment, Health

08 Jul 2015

 

A new study has discovered that children’s mental health and wellbeing improves if they are exposed to green spaces at school

 
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/ Environment

25 Jun 2015

 

A new research project could help clean up old mining messes by turning waste water into a useful resource

 
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/ Agriculture, Food

22 Jun 2015

 

Innovation and pragmatism are being deployed to tackle the problem of one third of global food production being wasted

 
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/ Agriculture, Conservation, Environment, Technology

18 Jun 2015

 

Seed banks provide a treasure trove of genetic diversity. The challenge, say scientists, is bringing together existing banks and ensuring their financial security so as to conserve the world’s crop history before it is lost forever

 
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/ Community, Innovation, Lifestyle, New Economics, Sustainable Development

17 Jun 2015

 

From Guernsey to the Seychelles, island communities are working to reinvent themselves. Lucy Purdy explores the new social and economic systems being developed offshore

 
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/ Environment

08 Jun 2015

 

New legislation in New Zealand dictates that animals can feel both positive and negative emotions, and takes steps to improve animal welfare in research

 
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/ Food, Health, Social Enterprise

04 Jun 2015

 

Shift Design aims to make positive changes to people’s behaviour through meaningful action and social enterprise. One project, Box Chicken, aims to revolutionise the way young people in London view fast food

 
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/ Agriculture, Environment, Food, Positive Perspective

02 Jun 2015

 

Cutting meat and dairy consumption will help the world to meet its 2050 carbon emission targets, says Giles Crosse. The problem can be tackled, but only if the world’s governments stop ignoring the issue and subsidising cheap agricultural products

 
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/ Innovation, Renewable Energy, Technology

14 May 2015

 

For a long time the progress of renewable energy has been hampered by its transient nature: neither the sun nor wind is ‘on’ 24/7. But now Elon Musk’s new energy storage invention is set to change the renewables landscape as we know it

 
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/ Conservation, Environment

05 May 2015

 

A former geography teacher has launched a campaign to make London the world’s first National Park City