Location: UK

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/ Economics & Innovation, Youth

23 Jan 2015

 

Young Britons who have grown up in the era of a flourishing fair trade market are highly sensitive to global issues and want to see businesses acting to end inequality and climate change – according to a new analysis from the Fairtrade Foundation

 
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/ Culture, Education, Environment, Youth

21 Jan 2015

 

As authors protest nature-related words being cut from the Oxford Junior Dictionary, a new breed of writers and publications are using language, and new perspectives, to reinvigorate our relationship with the natural world

 
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/ Community, Wellbeing

14 Jan 2015

 

Cornwall has made a written declaration to restore compassionate action to the centre of its community

 
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/ Education

12 Jan 2015

 

A pioneering Scottish scheme aims to help teachers better support the 27,000 pupils with a parent in prison

 
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/ Good Business

09 Jan 2015

 

Two and a half billion takeaway coffee cups are used every year in the UK and virtually none are recycled. Rory Tingle talks to Martin Myerscough, inventor of the world’s first fully recyclable paper cup

 
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/ Education

30 Dec 2014

 

Wellbeing and ‘peripheral’ subjects have long been sidelined in the UK education system. But as teachers and pupils struggle under increased pressure, calls for a radical rethink of the system are getting louder

 
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/ Wellbeing

24 Dec 2014

 

New research initiative will measure policymakers’ success by net happiness, not GDP

 
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/ Renewable Energy

22 Dec 2014

 

The project is one of two by solar energy developer Conergy which will create enough electricity to power 3,200 UK homes

 
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/ Innovation, Renewable Energy, Technology

19 Dec 2014

 

A new project, the first of its kind globally, will see rubbish otherwise bound for landfill turned into clean aviation fuel

 
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/ Innovation, Technology, Wellbeing

18 Dec 2014

 

Is it possible to ‘hack’ your own happiness? Helen Parnham investigates how emerging technologies can improve wellbeing

 
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/ Arts, Arts Review, Culture

15 Dec 2014

 

Amy Smith rounds up the best art exhibitions to see this season

 
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/ Agriculture

12 Dec 2014

 

Just 33 metres beneath London’s streets a subterranean farm is taking root. Using the latest technology, micro-salad is being grown in a network of forgotten air raid shelter tunnels

 
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/ Arts, Culture

09 Dec 2014

 

Behind The Beautiful Forevers is not a play for the faint-hearted. Murders, shocking suicides, corruption, foul language and deep injustices are all competing for attention. But there’s no denying that this is a play with a soul

 
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/ Campaigns round up

02 Dec 2014

 

The latest success stories and actions from the world of campaigning

 
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/ Community, Media

25 Nov 2014

 

As local newspapers close and budget cuts put increasing pressure on remaining journalists, the hyperlocal journalism movement is stepping up to provide the services communities rely on. Nicola Slawson finds out more

 
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/ Environment, Renewable Energy

21 Nov 2014

 

A Sainsbury’s store in Cannock has become the first supermarket in the world to derive 100% of its power through its own food waste

 
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/ Positive Perspective

20 Nov 2014

 

Being able to trust can create a powerful foundation for reframing how we see the world and taking more purposeful actions in our lives, discovers Jini Reddy at the Findhorn New Story Summit

 
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/ Wellbeing

11 Nov 2014

 

Latest campaign from random-act-of-kindness group aims to help police officers appear less scary to children

 
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/ Technology

10 Nov 2014

 

The sustainably designed Fairphone boasts a range of powerful features and strong environmental credentials

 
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/ Community, Culture

06 Nov 2014

 

We need a transformation in our identity as human beings, says Lucy Purdy, as she reflects on the New Story Summit – a gathering of people from around the world to challenge civilisation's norms while attempting to create a new ‘story that serves’