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/ Arts, Culture

12 Jun 2013

 

A new online exhibition aims to share and amplify the voices, stories and art of Muslim women around the world

 
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/ Environment, Food

05 Jun 2013

 

Today is World Environment Day and the 2013 theme is anti-food waste. With up to 2bn tonnes of food discarded worldwide every year, Michelin-rated chef and SuperScrimpers’ star Dev Biswal gives his top tips for reducing waste

 

New food think tank addresses world’s ‘broken food system’

 
 

/ Environment, Food

05 Jun 2013

 

People around the world are dying of starvation while others are killed by obesity. This broken model needs fixing, says new organisation Food Tank

 
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/ Ideas worth spreading

04 Jun 2013

 

This month we consider two TED talks that explore vibrant, unconventional approaches to education

 

Cell therapy shows promise for acute leukaemia

 
 

/ Health

29 May 2013

 

A new type of ‘living drug’ has produced encouraging remission results in adults with aggressive leukaemia

 
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/ Peace & Democracy

27 May 2013

 

The last few months have seen significant changes to gay marriage laws around the world. Rachel England summarises the latest developments

 
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/ Peace & Democracy

25 May 2013

 

Over 150 countries have voted in favour of a treaty that will prevent the sale of weapons to warlords, pirates and gangs

 
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/ Positive People, Wellbeing

15 May 2013

 

Paul Ellson talks to Bob Roth, director of the David Lynch Foundation, about transcendental meditation and the organisation's plans to one day set up ‘peace universities’ on every continent

 

Over one hundred countries agree to cut mercury pollution

 
 

/ Environment

25 Apr 2013

 

Health threats from mercury are set to be reduced thanks to the Minamata Convention, a treaty regulating the toxic metal

 
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/ Positive People

24 Apr 2013

 

When Hannah Brencher started leaving inspirational notes around New York, she had no idea of the positive effect she was having on strangers’ lives. Here, she talks to Lucy Purdy about the power of kind words and the fight against loneliness

 
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/ Wellbeing

20 Apr 2013

 

From the US army to Oxford University, the concept of mindfulness is being embraced in some surprising places. Nikki Allen discovers the growing popularity of a simple approach to helping people change how they experience life

 
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/ Wellbeing

20 Apr 2013

 

Billed a "social phenomenon" by its leading advocate, Jon Kabat-Zinn, mindfulness is changing the face of health and humanity. Naomi Tolley reports from London

 
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/ Education

18 Apr 2013

 

A new breed of online courses offers in-depth learning for free, from anywhere in the world. Nicola Slawson tries one out and considers the effects Massive Open Online Courses will have on traditional education

 
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/ Positive Products

04 Apr 2013

 

Rin Simpson rounds up some good buys for the conscious shopper. This issue she looks at technology products

 
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/ Peace & Democracy

03 Apr 2013

 

Is the world as doomed as some media might have us believe? There are five major global issues, explains Dan Smith, and although the world is facing deep crises, significant progress on some of these key issues shows that there are ways forward

 
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/ Economics & Innovation

01 Apr 2013

 

Money separates us from what we consume and hides us from the impacts of our behaviour. But there is an economic model that could not only bring us closer to each other and to the effects of how we live, it's also booming, says Mark Boyle

 
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/ Paul Fletcher, Positive Perspective, Spirit

29 Mar 2013

 

The meeting of cutting-edge scientific and spiritual understandings of the world could be the foundation for us to live sustainably, writes Paul Fletcher

 
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/ Ideas worth spreading

29 Mar 2013

 

Biologist Rupert Sheldrake and author Graham Hancock have called for a public debate on issues at the edge of mainstream science, after their talks as part of the TED series were removed from its YouTube channel

 
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/ Positive Psychology

28 Mar 2013

 

In the first of a new series of articles, Chris Johnstone looks at how Positive News reflects some of the principles of positive psychology and how the understandings of this new science can help us cultivate wellbeing

 
Dagahaley ICT center in Dadaab refugee camp. Centre funded by Danish Refugee Council (c) Jesper Guhle Mogensen
 

/ Peace & Democracy

24 Mar 2013

 

The UN’s Youth division has run a four-week online consultation to engage with young international migrants. The results will be fed into the UN's 2013 Youth Report