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More than weeds: the rebel botanists on a mission to celebrate urban plants Inspired by a botanist using chalk to name weeds, people are teaching themselves about the urban flora and fauna in their neighbourhoods and... Conservation Environment Society UK
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Separating fact from deadly fiction: the London team factchecking the coronavirus As Covid-19 spreads, misleading information in the news or on social media can be at best confusing and at worst fatal. Full Fact, the UK’s ... Health Media Politics Society UK World
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Crowdfunding bid to tackle elitism in journalism by helping media interns The PressPad social enterprise matches unpaid media interns with mentors who can offer them free places to stay. Now, the team is more than ... Media Society UK
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Under the influence: sustainability on social media Social media isn’t only a place of rampant consumerism – some ‘influencers’ use their presence online to promote greener ways of living Environment Lifestyle Media
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Using social media to tackle extremism In an extract from a new book, activist Fatima Zaman explains how she helped unite 10,000 young people to fight the threat of extremism onli... Media Peace Society World Youth
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Thousands of positive messages posted in campaign to ‘reclaim social media for good’ A viral campaign from charities to ‘reclaim social media for good’ has inspired thousands of positive messages on Twitter and other social n... Society
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