In Ruaha National Park, Tanzania, pastoral farmers share land with potentially dangerous predators, often leading to untimely deaths for livestock – as well as for wild animals, when humans intervene. PhD student Leejiah Dorward is interviewing farmers to gather data for the Ruaha Carnivore Project, which aims to reduce human-lion conflict. He describes a day in the field
In 2012 we reported on the beginning of Africa’s Great Green Wall project. Four years on, we explore how planting trees has nurtured communities as well as the land
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Professor Matthew Flinders advocates a politics of optimism to counter post-Brexit despair
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Dr Estelle Lazer has spent the last three decades getting to know Pompeii’s dead. Now, new technology promises to reveal even more about the ancient population she has tirelessly worked to bring to life. Lorenza Bacino meets her
Published in the aftermath of the Brexit vote, the new issue of Positive News magazine reports on people, communities and organisations that are creating the building blocks for a thriving society
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We meet seven people who, having ﬂed their homelands, have found a new beginning in London. Photographing them in the place where they first felt safe or part of this country, we ask them about the moment the UK became home
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Employment is an integral tool for tackling refugees’ social and economic exclusion, says Matthew Powell - CEO of charity Breaking Barriers
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