Sustainable Development

 
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/ Blogs, Education, Lifestyle, Sustainable Development, Youth

14 Oct 2014

 

Catalyst is a leading five-day residential course for young people aged 18-25, hosted at Embercombe, a educational centre for sustainable living in Devon. Catalyst alumni Jasmine Irving reflects on her experience

 
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/ Environment, Sustainable Development

01 Oct 2014

 

A new report highlights billion-pound economy boost to be had in better resource efficiency

 
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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

 
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/ Economics & Innovation, Sustainable Development

22 Nov 2013

 

Low-income households will receive 29% higher welfare payments as reduced fuel subsidies push petrol and diesel prices up at the pump

 
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/ Environment, Sustainable Development

18 Jun 2013

 

Through sustainable farming, business, innovation and making the most of its as yet largely untapped natural resources, Iceland has the potential to become a completely sustainable nation from which others can learn. Lucy Purdy reports from Reykjavík

 
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/ Sustainable Development

14 Mar 2013

 

Cycling enthusiasts are hoping for friendlier town planning, less bike theft and more protection on the roads, following a government cycling consultation

 
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/ Conservation, Environment, Sustainable Development

27 Sep 2012

 

The planting of a 4,000 mile ‘wall’ of trees and shrubs across Africa has begun in an ambitious effort to halt the southward spread of the Sahara desert and stop vulnerable sub-Saharan habitats from drying up

 

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

 
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/ Positive People, Sustainable Development

30 Jul 2012

 

We asked Olympic, Paralympic and sporting heroes about the future they would most like to see, shaped by the London 2012 Games

 

Ripples of change from Rio

 
 

/ Sustainable Development

18 Jun 2012

 

Twenty years on from the first Earth Summit, Kirsty Schneeberger looks at the potential for positive outcomes at Rio+20, the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, taking place 20-22 June 2012

 
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/ Sustainable Development

11 Jun 2012

 

Climatecars, a taxi firm which has used hybrid cars (electric and petrol) since its launch in 2007, is to be one of the first companies to bring fully electric Renault Fluence Z.E. cars to the UK

 
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/ Sustainable Development

07 Jun 2012

 

The Welsh government have announced plans to make it a legal requirement for local councils to provide and maintain cycle and walking routes

 
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/ Economics & Innovation, New Economics, Peace & Democracy, Politics, Sustainable Development, Wellbeing

01 Jun 2012

 

At a landmark UN meeting on happiness, delegates proposed making wellbeing the central goal of economic development

 
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/ Sustainable Development, Wellbeing

21 May 2012

 

To date there have been abundant permaculture resources created to help us design gardens and landscapes, but what about designing for ourselves, to improve our own lives?

 
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/ Sustainable Development

02 May 2012

 

A pioneering eco-vicarge has been built in Worcestershire

 
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/ Arts, Culture, Sustainable Development

14 Apr 2012

 

Sunrise festival hopes to inspire a shift in consciousness to enable a more sustainable world to be created

 
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/ Conservation, Sustainable Development

05 Apr 2012

 

Dedicated work by local people and government bodies has rehabilitated lifeless rivers in South Wales, restoring former industrial areas to places of beauty and recreation

 

Quakers commit to sustainability

 
 

/ Sustainable Development

27 Mar 2012

 

At a gathering of more than 1,500 members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) in the UK, an official commitment was made to become a low-carbon, sustainable community