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/ Blogs

15 Apr 2014

 

The latest news, efforts and success stories from the world of campaigning

 
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/ Health

14 Apr 2014

 

As a new gene therapy trial helps restore the sight of a partially sighted man, Edward Lander considers the developments that are repairing vision around the world

 
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/ Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog

11 Apr 2014

 

One problem, one solution, one week. A new volunteering travel initiative sets its sights on universal primary education

 
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/ Politics

10 Apr 2014

 

A growing number of women in parliament indicate an encouraging trend towards equality

 
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/ Media

07 Apr 2014

 

A groundbreaking journalism project allows local citizens around the world to bolster their communities, learn new skills and break vital news stories that might otherwise go unnoticed

 
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/ Positive Psychology

28 Mar 2014

 

Our Positive Psychology columnist Chris Johnstone explores how a growth mindset strengthens our ability to have breakthroughs and generate positive news in our lives and the world

 
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/ Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog

26 Mar 2014

 

During six months of hitchhiking around Europe, Jamie Bowlby-Whiting puts his trust in the inherent goodness of the world, and it delivers

 
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/ Positive Perspective

24 Mar 2014

 

Society is awash with sexism, from the Page 3 girl to apps encouraging plastic surgery aimed at children. But women’s voices in the media are becoming more powerful than their image, says Anne Louise Kershaw

 
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/ Mark Williamson, Positive Perspective

20 Mar 2014

 

Our happiness has been stolen by advertisers, celebrities and the media, says Mark Williamson, who explains how simple it is to take it back

 
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, / Positive People

17 Mar 2014

 

Jini Reddy finds out what led successful model Lily Cole to set up a website and app aimed at nurturing a culture of sharing

 
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/ Economics & Innovation

14 Mar 2014

 

Hosts use rental cash to make home payments and pay down debts, while tourist money is distributed more widely, research shows

 
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/ Economics & Innovation

13 Mar 2014

 

Ready to look beyond consumerism? A new online movement is helping people to band together, share their resources, and get by with less

 
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/ Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog

12 Mar 2014

 

The 10 most ethical destinations to visit in the year ahead

 
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/ Good Business

04 Mar 2014

 

Nicola Slawson talks to Tamsin Chislett, partnerships manager of Living Goods, a company giving away its successful ‘Avon Lady’-style business model in a bid to bolster healthcare in developing countries

 
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/ Environment

27 Feb 2014

 

When Greenpeace activists were detained in Russia following a peaceful protest in the Arctic Sea, their plight drew the world’s attention. Lucy Purdy explores how their ordeal galvanised campaigners and may have ushered in a new era for environmental activism

 
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/ Economics & Innovation

25 Feb 2014

 

Intel says its processors will no longer include precious metals mined in regions controlled by African warlords, with Apple also announcing measures to tackle the issue

 
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/ Cathrine Gyldensted, Positive Perspective

19 Feb 2014

 

Cathrine Gyldensted meets world-renowned war photographer Jan Grarup, who includes inspiration and hope in his photographs, to discover how photojournalism has an important role to play in the pursuit of a more constructive media

 
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/ Paul Fletcher, Positive Perspective

22 Jan 2014

 

As we reach environmental and economic limits, the time is ripe and imminent for political change, but we need both inner and outer transformation if we are to create a better future, writes Paul Fletcher

 
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/ Economics & Innovation

16 Jan 2014

 

The phrase ‘survival of the fittest’ serves much of our understanding of how society has come to be, but the latest research is showing that it’s actually ‘survival of the most co-operative’ that holds most sway

 
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/ Arts, Environment

15 Jan 2014

 

Matt Mellen discovers how much we can learn from every minutiae of wildness around us as he reviews The Book of Barely Imagined Beings: A 21st-century Bestiary by Caspar Henderson