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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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/ Agriculture, Community, Environment, Food

19 Jan 2015

 

2014 marked the UN International Year of Family Farming, which celebrated the contribution family-based agriculture brings to the global food system. Ilaria Bertini headed to Italy to attend two of the year’s most significant family farming events

 
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/ Economics & Innovation, Positive Perspective

16 Jan 2015

 

Do we really make choices as consumers, or are we merely victims of pre-determined constructs? Laurence and Alison Matthews explain how shoppers can take back the power through ‘framespotting’

 
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/ Blogs, Positive Perspective

13 Jan 2015

 

The traditional hero narrative in stories has wreaked havoc with the world’s delicate balance, says Greta Rossi. Now it’s time to reclaim the original intention of the heroic tale, for the benefit of ourselves and the planet

 
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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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/ Community

05 Jan 2015

 

Forget wishing upon a star, a new site has hopefuls wishing upon the kindness of crowds instead

 
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/ Positive Psychology

01 Jan 2015

 

Psychology columnist Chris Johnstone explores how cultivating motivation can increase our satisfaction in life

 
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/ Positive News blog

31 Dec 2014

 

The most popular articles of the past year

 
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/ Innovation

29 Dec 2014

 

The government-backed Newton Fund will foster economic growth in developing countries through innovative partnerships and research collaborations

 
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/ EcoHustler

26 Dec 2014

 

Let's put down the gossip magazines and turn our attention to local heroes, says Matt Mellen, because when you're in trouble, Kanye won't be there to help you

 
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/ Pies and Principles

23 Dec 2014

 

Our pick of restaurants and cafes that put morals on the menu. This month we visit Hackney's first 'recovery cafe' and America's greenest restaurant

 
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/ Community, Justice, Positive People

05 Dec 2014

 

Technology, and the role of people who have lived through slavery, are offering hope in the fight against human trafficking. We speak to some of those on the frontline

 
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/ Environment, Innovation, Renewable Energy, Technology

04 Dec 2014

 

Hydrogen-powered cars are set to become an increasingly common sight on UK roads by the 2020s as new models are announced and infrastructure investment plans revealed

 
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/ Blogs

28 Nov 2014

 

Forget chocolate, Kate Groves, marketing director of Streetbank, explains why she’s opting to donate one of her possessions to a neighbour every day through advent instead

 
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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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/ Positive Perspective

21 Nov 2014

 

Rather than compartmentalising our knowledge and perception, to fully experience reality and build a sustainable society we should open ourselves to the interconnectedness of all of the web of life, argues author Giles Hutchins

 
Very happy on the top - Gavin Bate, six times on Mt Everest AA (c) Adventure Alternative
 

/ 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.

 
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, / Sport

18 Nov 2014

 

We go pitch-side at the twelfth Homeless World Cup to find out how this alternative tournament is changing lives for the better around the globe

 
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/ Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog

05 Nov 2014

 

Slow traveller and author Ed Gillespie discovers the joy of slow travel on a 45,000 mile flight-free journey around the world

 
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/ Health

30 Oct 2014

 

A clinical trial involving nearly 300 men and women in one of China’s most polluted regions has found that daily consumption of a broccoli beverage helped excretion of benzene, a known carcinogen, and acrolein, a lung irritant