Articles Tagged with the word ‘Community’


/ Culture

30 Oct 2015


Catalan was banned during the Franco-era, but the language survived and now the Spanish region could be closer than ever to gaining independence

Darfurians refugees in Eastern Chad

/ Community, Economics & Innovation, Innovation, Positive Perspective

23 Oct 2015


With many of the world's refugees finding themselves in 'temporary' settlements for decades, researcher Marlen de la Chaux argues that fostering entrepreneurial initiatives in camps could combat the negative consequences that result from years of boredom


/ Community, Transition News

14 Sep 2015


The Transition movement has expanded rapidly over the last decade, and now more than 27 countries boast National Hubs championing the initiative. The network’s first ever international conference, then, has been a long time coming


/ Community, Health

18 Aug 2015


Close-knit communities have a significant advantage when it comes to tackling malaria, according to new findings which could be applicable to malaria prevention activities around the world

Reading Repair Cafe - old bicycle tyres into belts

/ Community, Positive Perspective

28 Jul 2015


Focusing on what is wrong isn’t always the most effective way to bring about social change, says Graeme Stuart. Building on our strengths can create much better results – both for small, local improvements as well as for international issues such as climate change


/ Community, Technology

02 Jul 2015


The internet can sometimes seem rife with hate, harassment and conflict, but as Rachel England finds out, the kindness of strangers is putting it through rehab


/ #OwnTheMedia, Positive News blog

26 May 2015


Editorial: By giving attention to what is life-enhancing, Positive News offers a different lens on the world

(c) Circuito Fora do Eixo

/ Community, Culture

28 Apr 2015


Why would human evolution have given us music? New research says the answer may lie in our drive to connect with others


/ Arts, Peace, Positive People

30 Mar 2015


Stone Flowers – a musical group comprised of war and torture survivors – is releasing its new album Ngunda, proving that something beautiful can come out of unimaginable violence


/ Community, Peace

26 Mar 2015


A project is fostering cooperation and trust among Palestinians and Israelis in the olive oil industry

The Broomway, Essex. Photo Professor Jules Pretty

/ Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog

18 Mar 2015


Professor Jules Pretty has travelled the world to explore how and why people live close to nature. In his book, The Edge of Extinction, he examines this relationship and discovers that money can't buy interconnectedness with nature

With Lindi Tshabalala of Phaphama Intitute in Soweto

/ Community

17 Mar 2015


Hope in the Heart’s Tam Martin Fowles updates us on the important work the Charter for Compassion is doing at home and abroad


/ Community, Peace

09 Mar 2015


Against a backdrop of hatred and antisemitism, a new wave of activism born of tolerance and solidarity is gaining traction


/ EcoHustler

27 Feb 2015


Global connectivity means we now have the means, motive and opportunity to radically reorganise society to enable citizens to thrive within an abundant biosphere, says Matt Mellen

Hasidic Jews in Hackney, London (c) Flickr member kafaka4prez

/ Positive Perspective

20 Feb 2015


The volatile situation in the Middle East is cause for concern, but widespread anti-Semitic scaremongering is not indicative of Britain’s real feelings towards the Jewish population, claims Thomas Scotto


/ Community, Wellbeing

14 Jan 2015


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


/ Community

05 Jan 2015


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


/ 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

Stay Well At Home Service, Evesham, Britain

/ Wellbeing

24 Dec 2014


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

(c) MSF Martin Zinggl (2)

/ Community, Health

16 Dec 2014


Whether it is traders refusing to sell them food for fear of touching contaminated coins, or religious leaders turning them away from mosques and churches, Ebola survivors risk being marginalised. But grassroots groups in Africa are helping to nurture reintegration