From preventing the next Zika virus to saving endangered species: do the benefits of DNA manipulation outweigh its potential dangers? Medical genetics PhD student Chloe Warren untangles the arguments
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With a historic vote looming on 23 June, Brits remain divided over whether the UK should stay in the EU. Some believe a ‘Brexit’ would cut through red tape clogging the British economy and give Westminster more control. Others insist our ties to Europe profoundly shape Britain’s workforce, trade and culture for the better. Here, an expert offers a perspective to reframe the debate and we crunch the numbers to help inform your view
Berkeley in California is believed to be the first US city to give preference to co-operatives after passing a new resolution that favours worker-owned organisations in contracting and procurement
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Invited to speak at a conference in Algiers on women’s empowerment, social entrepreneur Greta Rossi reflects on the issue of gender inequality and invites women and girls around the world to find their way towards emancipation by embracing and cultivating their feminine qualities
Michael Møller urges news outlets to inform and empower citizens more effectively by adopting constructive journalism
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Illustrator Noma Bar produces iconic illustrated cover for Positive News magazine, as part of its perspective-shifting approach
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The first direct flights from the UK to Costa Rica launch this month, making it cheaper and easier than ever before to reach this popular eco-tourism destination. But more people isn’t necessarily a good thing. Lorenza Bacino offers her top tips for seeing Costa Rica in a positive way