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Editorial: Achieving the impossible

Thu, 08/05/2014 - 10:36
With the UK drying off after having felt the impending impacts of climate change, and as political and social unrest continue to flare up globally, the changes needed to create more peaceful and fair societies on an environmentally sustainable planet, can seem distant

Positive Travel: Journey to the centre of the Earth

Wed, 07/05/2014 - 06:00
In Iceland, a revolutionary sustainable tourism project lets tourists descend into the magma chamber of a volcano. Aaron Millar steadies his nerve and checks it out

Positive Travel teams up with Headwater to support sustainable tourism

Tue, 06/05/2014 - 11:45
Travel operator Headwater, which is supporting Positive Travel, uses a scoring system to help people find the most sustainable walking and cycling holidays – giving sustainable travel a more measurable meaning

Campaigners form a ‘Glacier Nation’ in Chilean Andes

Fri, 02/05/2014 - 11:24
Activists want the Chilean government to protect vital water reserves

Arts Review: Summer 2014

Thu, 01/05/2014 - 09:12
Amy Smith rounds up four of this season’s off-the-wall exhibitions for leftfield art lovers

Petition victory marks real hope for FGM eradication

Tue, 29/04/2014 - 06:00
Young people working with the charity Integrate Bristol are hitting the headlines for their groundbreaking campaign against female genital mutilation

New research method offers hope for dwindling aquatic species

Mon, 28/04/2014 - 06:00
Scientists have discovered an easier method of monitoring the otherwise elusive great crested newt

From drugs to dreams: the unlikely turnaround of Medellin

Fri, 25/04/2014 - 06:00
From infamous drugs cartels, record homicide levels and widespread poverty, to economic strength, innovation and enterprise, Colombia’s city of Medellin has undergone a serious transition that’s changing the attitudes of citizens and tourists alike

Positive Travel: The way of Shugendō

Wed, 23/04/2014 - 06:00
In a rare interview with a Japanese Shugendō monk, Aaron Millar learns about this extreme and uniquely eastern form of nature worship

Environmentalists cautiously celebrate Japan whaling ban

Tue, 22/04/2014 - 06:00
A new ruling to end century-long whale hunting in the Southern Ocean has been challenged by the Japanese government, but will still result in fewer whales being killed

Can space shape a business’ bottom line?

Thu, 17/04/2014 - 11:10
Does the secret to a happy, engaged workforce lie in a comfortable environment?

First co-op SIM launched

Wed, 16/04/2014 - 09:42
The Co-operative Group has become the first co-operatively run company to release a pay-as-you-go SIM card in the UK

Campaigns round-up: Spring 2014

Tue, 15/04/2014 - 06:00
The latest news, efforts and success stories from the world of campaigning

Blindness breakthroughs herald hope for the partially sighted

Mon, 14/04/2014 - 10:54
As a new gene therapy trial helps restore the sight of a partially sighted man, Edward Lander considers the developments that are repairing vision around the world

Positive Travel: build a school, change the world

Fri, 11/04/2014 - 06:00
One problem, one solution, one week. A new volunteering travel initiative sets its sights on universal primary education

Gender parity in politics “possible within a generation”

Thu, 10/04/2014 - 10:36
A growing number of women in parliament indicate an encouraging trend towards equality

Citizen journalism puts itself on the radar of mainstream news

Mon, 07/04/2014 - 15:16
A groundbreaking journalism project allows local citizens around the world to bolster their communities, learn new skills and break vital news stories that might otherwise go unnoticed

Good Business: James Young, Woo Woo toilets

Sat, 05/04/2014 - 16:34
Starting a business has many challenges, so as James Young tells Nicola Slawson, there’s no harm in making the most of green credentials