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/ Cathrine Gyldensted, Media, Positive Perspective

23 Oct 2013

 

When the US and Russia agreed a diplomatic response to the use of chemical weapons in Syria, it was a constructive question from a journalist that initiated the breakthrough, says Cathrine Gyldensted

 
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/ Positive Psychology

14 Oct 2013

 

Sharing in others’ good news and being open to criticism are key to better relationships, explains our positive psychology columnist, Chris Johnstone

 
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/ Media

08 Oct 2013

 

With TV making its way onto computers, tablets and mobile phones, we’re suffering from squarer eyes than ever before. But, as Diane Shipley finds, TV has more to offer society than brain rot

 
Martin Luther King
 

/ Positive News blog

07 Oct 2013

 

Editorial: There is a spirit of goodwill that shines through in the inspiring stories of peace-building, kindness, creativity and innovation that Positive News publishes, and it’s something that our 20th anniversary survey showed is shared by you, our readers

 
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/ Health

01 Oct 2013

 

Scientists are working to develop malaria resistance in mosquitoes, which could prevent transmission of the disease to humans

 
Windmill park
 

/ Renewable Energy

27 Sep 2013

 

Calls for an end to subsidies for fossil fuels as the developing world pushes growth in renewables, which are expected to outstrip gas and nuclear by 2016

 
Kerala backwaters
 

/ Positive Travel Blog

25 Sep 2013

 

The first in a new series exploring the most sustainable and transformational travel experiences the world has to offer

 
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/ Arts Review

24 Sep 2013

 

Damien Hirst says that all art is focused on death. Not so, says Amy Smith, who delves into recent art history to reveal key pieces that sing out with joy

 
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, / Conservation, Media

16 Sep 2013

 

25 years ago an isolated Colombian tribe emerged to share a warning about humanity’s future, captured in a film about them that had a far-reaching global impact. But now the tribe has surfaced again to give us a powerful new message

 
genetically engineered soy beans
 

/ Blogs

12 Sep 2013

 

In our newest regular column, we bring you up to date with our pick of the most exciting campaign successes from around the world

 
Jane McGonigal
 

/ Ideas worth spreading

09 Sep 2013

 

The latest entry in our regular blog which reviews the most inspiring videos on offer in the TED Talks series. This month we look at what really makes us happy, in life and work

 
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/ Peace

04 Sep 2013

 

War has 'not existed for the majority of human history,' say anthropologists

 
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/ Cathrine Gyldensted, Media

03 Sep 2013

 

Having launched a new course to teach ‘constructive news’ reporting, investigative journalist Cathrine Gyldensted explains why she set out to radically innovate her profession and how a more positive approach will lead to better journalism

 
Global Power Shift
 

/ Positive Perspective

02 Sep 2013

 

Climate change conferences have been tarnished, but communities coming together to create a ‘global power shift’ show we are all on the frontline, says student activist Tom Youngman

 
Ellie Cosgrave
 

/ Positive People

27 Aug 2013

 

From environmental activists to Saudi Arabia’s first female film director, women are speaking out in increasingly diverse ways. Lucy Purdy meets those making their voices heard

 
Positive products
 

/ Positive Products

19 Aug 2013

 

Rin Hamburgh’s regular pick of the best ethical products

 
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/ Community

12 Aug 2013

 

A tradition started in Italy over a hundred years ago has recently re-emerged as a massive global movement of selflessness and compassion. Veronique Mistiaen reports on the ‘suspended coffee’ phenomenon

 
Fairphone
 

/ Technology

05 Aug 2013

 

The Fairphone initiative, launched to create completely conflict-free mobile phones, is picking up the pace. But will it ever be able to compete with the likes of Apple and Samsung? Will Simpson investigates

 
Whitetip shark
 

/ Environment

25 Jul 2013

 

Millions of sharks will be saved every year following international agreement

 
Gever Tulley
 

/ Ideas worth spreading

19 Jul 2013

 

Our pick of TED Talks that look at the benefits of risk-taking