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02.12.18

Knife Crime: Peer Pressure, Revenge and Broken Families

Knife crime – Britain has become notorious for it. Some people compare it to the American gun violence epidemic. Most acts of knife violence are committed by 15-25 year old males who come from working...

11.5.16

The Syrian Peace Drive – Too Little, Too Late?

Leaders from many countries who attended the meeting at the United Nations in New York on 15 September 2015 have been discussing Syria as the country faces destruction. It was the 70th anniversary meeting...

11.5.16

Revolutionary Shoes That Could Help Millions of Children Around the World

Kenton Lee was working in Nairobi, Kenya, in 2007 and noticed a young child in church one day. The shoes she was wearing were far too small for her, so he decided to design a wonderful pair of shoes that...

21.3.19

Sustainable Cities: "We’re Waiting for Everyone Else to Make the First Move"

Staff at the UK Green Building Council give their views on how cities can make sustainable improvements. The organisation was founded in 2007, with the intention of radically transforming the way British...

17.3.19

How Emily Penn Got to Founding Ocean Plastics

Emily Penn is an international public speaker and adviser on issues relating to our oceans. She has worked with Sky TV as an ambassador, has shared her research with Prince Charles at the Waste to Wealth...

19.3.19

Switch the Meat for Beans: Going Vegan Could Save the Planet

Reducing your meat and dairy consumption is the best way to reduce your negative impact on the environment. It may not be the first thing that comes to mind when thinking about ways to lower the amount...

02.3.19

Eight Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

Western consumer culture is having disastrous effects on the environment; there is no doubt about that. It may come to mind that one person’s actions won’t make a huge difference to our oceans and...

25.6.17

The Fruitful Project

Pursuing Independent Paths (PIP) is a charity that has the greatest determination to help out those with learning difficulties. It has, therefore, come up with a fantastic project called Fruitful. It is...

11.5.16

Living on One Dollar – Attempting to Understand Extreme Poverty

This article begins recently one Saturday evening whilst sitting on the sofa flicking through the documentaries on Netflix, a little frustrated if I was truthful at not being able to find anything that...

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