This week’s Fashion Revolution Week, a movement that started in the wake of the Rana Plaza disaster, rallies people to change the course of the fashion industry. Heather Poore from Hubbub UK suggests 5 ways to become a ‘fashion revolutionary’
From origami to photography, Londoner Sam Furness challenged himself to attempt a new skill for each month of 2016. Whether to broaden your horizons or simply disrupt routine, he believes everyone can benefit from a creative curiosity-boost
Friday was set to become the UK’s first working day without coal power generation since the Industrial Revolution. Recent months have seen some notable green energy advances around the world. From Morocco to Belgium, we plot progress
Among the words officially added to Oxford Dictionaries earlier this year was 'clicktivism' – activism using digital media. The term is often deployed with derision. But so-called armchair activists can have a positive impact, argues Joshi Gottlieb from environmentally conscious search engine Ecosia
The first project of its kind in Asia, towers covered in thousands of plants and trees are under construction in China. The architect wants to build more across Chinese cities to help offset pollution
While acknowledging the huge challenges facing our planet, a new summit taking place in London this week is sharing stories of conservation success. Could it help us learn from both success and failure and move forward?
The Great British Bake Off contestant Thomas Gilliford admits cooking up a blueberry pie ‘food porno’ in an Instagram-fuelled moment of madness. Let’s stop social media making food perfectionists of us all, he proposes, and reclaim the kitchen as a hub of creativity
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Introducing issue 89 of Positive News magazine, which explores the possibilities for society when we give attention to what is desired rather than what is feared
Experts agree that children have far too little contact with the natural world. Could lessons about flora and fauna – a natural history GCSE – be the answer?
From the ‘pay as you feel’ cafes transforming surplus food into feasts, to a restaurant that provides homeless people with fine dining – our pick of five projects that are democratising good food
One in every four Americans experiences mental illness, and a lack of police understanding can lead to tragedy. What if more of us were trained to deal with depression and anxiety? New York City plans to do it