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
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
A hard-to-reach “stretch of paradise” in New Zealand’s Abel Tasman National Park is now in public hands after a successful crowdfunding campaign
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In multicultural areas of the Belgian capital, an education project is drawing on family history to foster understanding and integration. Veronique Mistiaen investigates
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The 25 April 2015 earthquake that struck Nepal was its worst natural disaster since 1934, killing more than 8,000 people. Katy Dartford treks through the country to see how it is rebuilding, and how tourism can aid the recovery
More than 30 years since its inception, the US-led ‘war on drugs’ has done little to slow the rate of drug dependence and misuse around the world, and even less to address the causes. Ahead of the UN special session on the global drug problem in New York this week, Lauren Razavi speaks to five leaders in the field championing alternative approaches
A series of workshops has equipped hundreds of journalism students with solution-focused reporting, with the aim of changing the media landscape for the better
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As tribal communities around the world fight for recognition of their traditional territories, one Maasai activist is being recognised for pioneering a new legal strategy founded on collective ownership
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