The first Positive News magazine of 2018 is out now, and it’s our favourite yet. Read on for 10 insights into what you’ll get if you order a copy
Stefano Boeri has designed and built vertical forests across the world. He hopes his latest project will prove it’s possible to combine solutions to the challenges of climate change and housing shortages
Save the people, save the forest. In rural Indonesia, a pioneering clinic is showing how the health of people and forests could and should be intertwined
Installed in Nottingham in December, it contains water, food, hygiene items and books, and can be accessed by homeless people around the clock via key cards
We’re more digitally connected than ever before, and it’s having a chilling impact on our health, wellbeing and relationships. But society is also taking steps to deal with this new and growing problem. How do we save ourselves from internet addiction?
New York City mayor Bill de Blasio announces that the city will divest from fossil fuels and has filed a lawsuit against five major fossil fuel companies, including BP and Royal Dutch Shell, for climate damages
Meet Robbie Blackhall-Miles, whose Welsh garden has an early evolutionary vibe. He explains why he’s passionate about plants with fossil records that predate the extinction of the dinosaurs
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Editor Lucy Purdy introduces the new issue of Positive News magazine, which includes a candid interview with Russell Brand about addiction. It also features an interview with a terrorism survivor, portraits of young conservationists, and a look at the case for optimism in the face of climate change
A charter that forms guiding principles for the protection and regeneration of the UK’s woodlands has attracted more than 130,000 signatures since its launch in November 2017
Community groups will be supported to take over solar farms by a new partnership between independent trust Power to Change and social investment company Big Society Capital