Location: UK

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/ Environment

24 Jul 2014

 

Britain's urban rivers are at their cleanest for over two decades, according to scientists from Cardiff University

 
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/ Culture

21 Jul 2014

 

Festival-goers at this year's Womad will have the chance to delve deeper into sound with a new stage exploring audio intricacies

 
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/ Environment, Renewable Energy

17 Jul 2014

 

A new survey has revealed that almost two-thirds of Britons would choose to live near a wind farm over a fracking site. The findings have led to the government being accused of ignoring public opinion

 
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/ Good Business

11 Jul 2014

 

Life is too short for boring, repetitive exercise, say Charlotte Roach and Rosemary Pringle, the founders of Rabble, a company that creates crazy team games for adults looking for ‘funner fitness’

 
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/ Community

03 Jul 2014

 

Cornwall’s 15-year fight for minority group recognition is victorious

 

Teenage pregnancy rates at all-time low

 
 

/ Wellbeing

30 Jun 2014

 

Labour’s Teenage Pregnancy Strategy credited with drop in teenage conceptions

 
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/ Environment, Positive People, Positive Perspective

27 Jun 2014

 

Sustainable development figurehead and Forum for the Future co-founder Jonathon Porritt tells Laura Smith why he's turned away from the media's ‘doom and gloom’ perspective and adopted a more positive outlook for the future of the Earth

 
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/ Pies and Principles

26 Jun 2014

 

Our choice of cafes and restaurants that put ethics on the menu. This month we check out a vegetarian cafe with a Rudolf Steiner social ethos and a cafe helping the homeless by offering on-the-job training

 
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/ Positive Travel

25 Jun 2014

 

Both NASA and Richard Branson plan to push exploration into space this year. But there is a more sustainable way to view the heavens, reports Naomi Tolley from Europe's first Dark Skies Reserve

 
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/ Positive Perspective

23 Jun 2014

 

The increasing number of voices articulating a positive vision of the future – including Russell Brand’s call for “a peaceful, effortless, joyous revolution” at London’s march against austerity – are a welcome antidote to the ‘anti’ approach, says Lucy Purdy

 

Government changes stance on Care Bill

 
 

/ Health, Wellbeing

20 Jun 2014

 

A government U-turn means those receiving state-funded care at home will receive extra protection under the Human Rights Act

 
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/ Community, Economics & Innovation, Positive Perspective

19 Jun 2014

 

As the term ‘housing crisis’ becomes ingrained in the British lexicon and millions of people face uncertain futures, seven organisations suggest their solutions

 
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/ Community, Health

10 Jun 2014

 

Dementia-focused project is one of six awarded £20m government funding

 
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/ Community, Positive Perspective

06 Jun 2014

 

With the UK boasting 15 million volunteers, Martyn Lewis discusses how citizens are taking society’s problems into their own hands

 
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/ Environment

02 Jun 2014

 

How can we move towards a society that feels more human, natural and less dependent on money, considers Lucy Purdy, as she spends a week in Devon exploring ‘wild economics’

 
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/ Economics & Innovation

30 May 2014

 

Following a successful pilot in Liverpool, a loyalty card scheme for independent shops is being rolled out in cities across the UK in a bid to reclaim the high streets of Britain and beyond

 
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/ Positive People

29 May 2014

 

When 15-year-old Malala Yousafzai was shot by the Taliban for campaigning for girls’ education, the world was stunned by her bravery and wisdom. Nicola Slawson speaks to Malala’s father, Ziauddin, about education, equality and the upbringing that helped shape Malala

 
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/ Positive Perspective

27 May 2014

 

Despite the Co-op Bank’s troubles, the ethical finance sector is thriving, writes Charlotte Webster

 

A&E data shows drop in violent crime

 
 

/ Wellbeing

23 May 2014

 

Injuries sustained through violence are falling year-on-year in England and Wales, but critics claim the statistics are misleading

 
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/ Community, Education

15 May 2014

 

Think Project boasts a 90-95% success rate in changing racist views in young people