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Giving black women the births they deserve

Amid growing interest – and outrage – about racial disparities in childbirth, one mother has made efforts to positively shape her experience


What went right this week: the good news you should know about

More free lunches were served up to London primary pupils, and Puff Daddy paid up on publishing rights, plus more good news


Welcome to the world’s first zero-waste island

A tiny Greek island has undergone a green revolution, becoming energy self-sufficient and permanently closing its landfill site


Spain’s latest weapon against wildfires? Wild horses

Horses are the latest line of defence against wildfires in Spain. The animals could bring many other benefits besides


The farm that grows fresh vegetables in the middle of the desert

A Jordanian farm shows it’s possible to grow vegetables in the unlikeliest places, using lo-fi tech that’s widely available


Pumping hot: inside Britain’s first heat pump village

How did residents of a small English village switch en masse to renewable energy? Well, it all began with a margherita pizza


10 things we learned making the new issue of Positive News magazine

T-shirts can start a revolution, there’s a trick for living an interesting life, and matrescence is a word everyone should learn, plus more


The dawn of the 1000km battery

China's 'condensed' battery breakthrough could power long-range electric cars and planes, and will be in mass production later this year


Positive tipping points could save the climate – this man is showing us how

Instead of focusing on what doom might lie ahead, scientists are identifying positive tipping points that could save us


Surfing has a dirty secret. These board riders are cleaning it up

Synonymous with a lifestyle that’s in tune with the environment, surfing is not as green as it appears. But solutions are on the horizon


What went right this week: the good news you should know about

The UK called time on greenwashing, mushrooms showed their magic, and a new test promised a cancer breakthrough, plus more good news


The ‘lost’ underwater rainforest that came back from the dead

England’s kelp forests have suffered a silent plight at the hands of trawlers. But communities are mobilising to save them


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