The 40-hour work week is an ingrained part of our culture, but it does very little to enrich our lives. Lucy Purdy explores alternative working models that do away with the idea of the nine-to-five
Debbie So reviews Time on Our Side, a book that advocates a shorter working week
A 28 year-old peace activist in Nepal is bringing people in conflict areas together through the simple act of giving a rose to a stranger
The Women of the year Award salutes singer, songwriter and philanthropist Annie Lennox, an exceptional woman who has used her vision to change the lives of many
The Grow Heathrow initiative has been restoring an abandoned market garden to provide a source of locally produced, organic fruit and vegetables
Shanna Jones explores the growing interest in flightless travel and discovers an online community committed to reducing the impact of air travel
Editor, Shauna Crockett Burrows, updates readers about plans for the future of Positive News
Anne de la Vega explores how Practical Action are transforming the lives of people in remote areas.
10:10, have launched Lighter Later ñ a campaign to shift the British clocks forward an hour a initiative would give everybody an extra hour of daylight to enjoy and at the same time, reduce pollution.
US based company and wind turbine developer WindSail have been addressing what some people site as the drawbacks to wind power with a comprehensively positive response.
For Positive News in ArgentinaóNoticias Positivasó2009 was a great year; a time of remarkable growth and achievements.
The 4th annual Transition Network conference will be held in a Transition community for the first time this year.
This is a moment in time when many indigenous peoples of the world believe they will ascend in influence and their way of life will be more prevalent again.
The Star Inn in Salford was given three weeks' notice of closure but, after locals clubbed together, the pub is back in business as a community-owned co-operative.
In 2004 a Joanna Macy workshop 'The Work that Reconnects" was mysaviour. At the end of a few days I just knew I had to work for thebetterment of this beautiful planet!
Biomimicry is a new discipline that studies Nature and uses it as a blueprint to design and build more sustainably. Why? Because Nature, imaginative by necessity, has already solved many of the [...]
Students from the Kingston Maurward College, in Dorset, are sending positive ripples out to their community, by giving up their time to help local people with learning disabilities.
Working with Google, Gearch have created a search engine that will help you save trees.
Re~cycle, an Essex-based charity in the UK, has recently shipped its 30,000th second-hand bicycle to Africa.
The City of Montreal, Canada, has a cool new public bike network. Accessible 24 hours a day, seven days a week.