Articles by Veronique Mistiaen

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‘The community respects us’: how solar projects are empowering women in Yemen In rural Yemen, many people have no access to power or rely on polluting generators. A project is working to change that Environment Society Sustainable Development
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University teaches students how to be happy The course was developed in response to growing concerns around the mental health of students Body & Mind Society Wellbeing
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A force of nature: protecting Mongolia’s elusive snow leopards Mongolian activist Bayarjargal Agvaantseren created the world’s first sanctuary for snow leopards. Her campaign included persuading the coun... Conservation Environment World
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A community united in love for its mountain For 40 years, the Apuan Alps in Italy have been exploited for the region’s prized marble. We meet a diverse group of local people who are sl... Environment World
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Keeping the mountains alive: saving the Apuan Alps In Italy, people are reclaiming the once-magnificent Apuan Alps. They are trying to put a stop to destructive marble mining, re-populate aba... Environment World
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Learning outdoors: growing explorers, not robots Efforts to reconnect cotton wool-wrapped kids with the great outdoors are not limited to rural areas. We visit two London projects where nat... Society
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