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Hydrogen-powered cars to drive forward in 2015

Thu, 04/12/2014 - 06:00
Hydrogen-powered cars are set to become an increasingly common sight on UK roads by the 2020s as new models are announced and infrastructure investment plans revealed

Hangover: a night off the edge in Colorado

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 06:00
Hanging on a sheer cliff face at a head-spinning height with nothing but a thin sheet of nylon separating him from a vast drop, Aaron Millar considers how fearsome adventure really is the making of us

Campaigns round up: Winter 2014

Tue, 02/12/2014 - 06:00
The latest success stories and actions from the world of campaigning

Estonia welcomes civil partnerships

Mon, 01/12/2014 - 06:00
Estonia has become the first former Soviet country to legalise gay marriage

On the first day of Christmas, my neighbour gave to me…

Fri, 28/11/2014 - 06:00
Forget chocolate, Kate Groves, marketing director of Streetbank, explains why she’s opting to donate one of her possessions to a neighbour every day through advent instead

Sweden acknowledges Palestine as a state

Thu, 27/11/2014 - 06:00
A growing number of western-European countries are calling for Palestine to be recognised as a state and Sweden is leading the way

Travel tips from the top: this year’s best new positive travel experiences

Wed, 26/11/2014 - 06:00
Top journalists from The British Guild of Travel Writers pick their top travel experiences of 2014

More than village gossip: how hyperlocal journalism is reinvigorating communities

Tue, 25/11/2014 - 06:00
As local newspapers close and budget cuts put increasing pressure on remaining journalists, the hyperlocal journalism movement is stepping up to provide the services communities rely on. Nicola Slawson finds out more

Norway is best country for elderly, report says

Mon, 24/11/2014 - 06:00
European nations seen as best prepared to care for ageing populations

Living beyond the illusion of separation

Fri, 21/11/2014 - 14:09
Rather than compartmentalising our knowledge and perception, to fully experience reality and build a sustainable society we should open ourselves to the interconnectedness of all of the web of life, argues author Giles Hutchins

Sainsbury’s powers entire supermarket with food waste

Fri, 21/11/2014 - 06:00
A Sainsbury’s store in Cannock has become the first supermarket in the world to derive 100% of its power through its own food waste

How trust can be a practical tool for positive change

Thu, 20/11/2014 - 06:00
Being able to trust can create a powerful foundation for reframing how we see the world and taking more purposeful actions in our lives, discovers Jini Reddy at the Findhorn New Story Summit

Positive Travel: Responsible Tourism award winners announced

Wed, 19/11/2014 - 06:00
Looking for a holiday that will do your destination as much good as it will for you? The World Responsible Tourism Awards highlight the best sustainable tourism initiatives of the past year.

No one’s offside at the Homeless World Cup

Tue, 18/11/2014 - 06:00
We go pitch-side at the twelfth Homeless World Cup to find out how this alternative tournament is changing lives for the better around the globe

Waging nonviolence in war-torn Syria

Mon, 17/11/2014 - 06:00
As Syria struggles under the weight of ongoing conflict, teams of ordinary citizens are staying to help people where others have fled – and saving lives in the process

Rebuilding Gaza from the grassroots

Fri, 14/11/2014 - 06:00
Permaculture is often associated with agriculture, but now a global network of environmentalists, development professionals and entrepreneurs aims to combine the power of human connections with sustainable design to help rebuild the war-torn Gaza Strip

Chilean students closer to free education

Thu, 13/11/2014 - 06:00
Chile’s president Michelle Bachelet has proposed plans to provide free tertiary education to 1.2 million students

Spider venom pesticide offers hope for bees

Wed, 12/11/2014 - 06:00
Scientists believe the discovery could provide a bee-friendly alternative to neonicotinoid pesticides

Police to use teddy bears in effort to reduce trauma

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 06:00
Latest campaign from random-act-of-kindness group aims to help police officers appear less scary to children

Phone Co-op brings first ethical smartphone to UK market

Mon, 10/11/2014 - 06:00
The sustainably designed Fairphone boasts a range of powerful features and strong environmental credentials