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Aymara women rise above

Thu, 25/08/2016 - 19:29

A group of Aymara women who support intrepid travellers embark on their own adventure

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Keeping mum

Tue, 23/08/2016 - 16:56

As many as one in four pregnancies end in miscarriage, but it is still not your average dinner table topic. More women are breaking the silence but what is it like for expectant fathers? Gareth Watkins shares his story

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Colombia’s City of Women

Mon, 22/08/2016 - 18:13

How a group of women affected by domestic violence and displaced by Colombia's conflict united to build their own city

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Reclaiming ritual

Sun, 21/08/2016 - 12:00

Traditionally the preserve of religion and state, ritual is being reclaimed across society in newly creative ways. As a means to connect with others and with what is important, how can ritual enrich our lives – and shape our future?

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Olympic hopefuls bring inspiration to refugee camp

Fri, 19/08/2016 - 16:26

Kakuma refugee camp in north-west Kenya has been a place of celebration this week as residents cheer on their friends and family flying the flag for Team Refugee

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Through my lens: Cliffhanger

Thu, 18/08/2016 - 17:15

Photographer Leejiah Dorward reflects on his epic journey to capture soaring seabirds at the far edge of the Shetland Islands

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Women at the top

Wed, 17/08/2016 - 10:02

Are quotas the best way to improve gender diversity in positions of power?
Consensus can be tougher than conflict. We present a complicated issue to two thought leaders and ask them to respond to each other’s views.

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Hold the drink

Tue, 16/08/2016 - 10:46

British culture has long been associated with hedonism, and alcohol-fuelled takeovers of our towns after dark are nothing new. But on the same streets, a quiet movement is building towards a different relationship with booze

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Beyond Brexit: localisation key to Britain’s future

Mon, 15/08/2016 - 09:37

By recognising Brexit as a symptom, not the cause, Britain can address global issues through local solutions

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A Glasgow welcome

Fri, 12/08/2016 - 09:44

Ostracised throughout Europe for centuries, Roma immigrants are finding Glasgow more welcoming. Education and trust-building are at the heart of the city’s attempts at cultural integration

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Solutions the way forward for environmental journalism

Thu, 11/08/2016 - 09:39

The environmental movement has seen its share of ebbs and flows over the last 50 years. Martin Wright asks what role the media should play in shaping a better relationship with the planet

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Business with social conscience can help steer Brexit solutions

Wed, 10/08/2016 - 10:36

Agile social enterprises are well placed to help smooth the way forward in our alien post-Brexit landscape

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Positive destinations

Tue, 09/08/2016 - 11:34

Three ideas for your next adventure: an exotic escape that takes you closer to nature, green travel nearer to home, and arts and wellbeing in the Adriatic

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Poles apart: journeying into the Arctic

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 10:30

Eleanor Ross discovers there is far more to the Canadian Arctic than conventionally thought or reported

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In the balance

Fri, 05/08/2016 - 12:23

As globalisation forces change among remote communities in the Arctic, a circus and a festival are helping people cope with despair and suicide – and keeping indigenous arts alive at the same time

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Shining a light on ProgrExit possibilities

Thu, 04/08/2016 - 11:23

Although uncertain and scary, Brexit offers a thrill of progressive possibility

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Toast the summer

Wed, 03/08/2016 - 09:53

Celebrate the sunshine with these food and drink-infused outdoor adventures

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Community energy in uncertain times

Tue, 02/08/2016 - 09:59

Green energy could flourish in post-Brexit Britain, says long-time community energy campaigner and co-founder of Sharenergy, Jon Halle

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Benin children freed from captivity

Mon, 01/08/2016 - 14:41

Hundreds of children in Benin have been freed in a significant victory against the damaging voodoo ‘convents’ in the country.

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Chewing the facts on sustainable diets

Fri, 29/07/2016 - 10:45

Changing the way our food is produced, distributed and wasted can seem out of reach, but what we choose to consume has a major impact on both people and the planet. What does it really mean to eat sustainably?

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