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Helier Cheung

21 March 2020

Singapore

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As the West continues to battle the spread of coronavirus, countries like Singapore, Hong Kong, and Taiwan offer lessons in what's working to flatten the curve. Although some measures such as early intervention and so...

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Maddy Savage

21 February 2020

Helsingborg, Sweden

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To combat loneliness, a flat in Helsingborg rents only to retirees and people under 25, and their contract requires that they spend at least 2 hours a week socializing together. The building, a former retirement home ...

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Maddy Savage

18 February 2020

Helsingborg, Sweden

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To help young adults and seniors manage feelings of isolation, a retirement home was revamped into a housing project that caters to those under 25 and pensioners. Living in this new apartment complex comes with a prov...

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Megan Janetsky

16 February 2020

Cartagena, Colombia

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The League of Displaced Women built “The City of Women" in 2003. The city has about 100 homes for women and their families, including men, who faced and/or fled murder, rape, and other forms of violence during the con...

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Mikki Cusack

6 February 2020

Manjimup, Australia

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An unusual mixture of biochar — a charcoal-like substance that is produced by burning organic matter — and dung beetles is one way farmers could reduce their cows’ methane emissions to combat climate change, while als...

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Erika Benke

24 December 2019

Ii, Finland

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The town of Ii, in northern Finland, has cut carbon emissions by 80 percent, hitting the European Union's target 30 years before the deadline. Thanks to collective action in the community, businessmen, children, grand...

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Alex Capstick

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Alon Farago

20 December 2019

Jerusalem, Israel

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Ending discrimination in football requires directly addressing some of the negative aspects of fan behavior. In Israel, the owner of the Beitar Jerusalem football club has threatened to take legal action against the L...

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Hannah Long-Higgins

10 December 2019

Bluffton, Georgia, United States

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Pastures are able to replenish when livestock can move around. By permitting cattle to travel between pastures for feeding, Will Harris’ ranching technique allows the soil to retain more carbon. The carbon captured by...

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Sophie Long

9 December 2019

Stockton, California, United States

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The city of Stockton, California is providing several low-income residents with $500 per month to pilot the effects of a "Universal Basic Income." So far, pilot participants report feeling less stressed about money, h...

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Holly Honderich

3 December 2019

Kentucky, United States

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Since 1892, Berea College in Kentucky has not charged students for tuition. The school avoids adding the "shiny amenities" that other schools may use as selling points and requires that students work a job on campus a...

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Reha Kansara

3 December 2019

Uganda

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In Uganda, which has high youth unemployment rates, schools are starting to incorporate entrepreneurship lessons into traditional curricula to prepare students for life and an unstable job market after school.

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Dougal Shaw

29 November 2019

Telford, United Kingdom

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A recycling plant in Telford, England has found a way to recycle old refrigerators into new ones using a new technology that preserves the plastic without contamination from the refrigerator coolant. Usually, recycled...

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James Gallagher

22 November 2019

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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To combat dengue fever, cities around the world are experimenting with injecting a bacterial ally into mosquito eggs that helps prevent the virus from growing inside the insects. Although the approach is still in earl...

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Dougal Shaw

14 November 2019

Andernach, Germany

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A pilot recycling sorting method hosted in Germany has created an easier way for recyclable and non-recyclable products to be separated. Designers printed invisible digital codes - much like invisible barcodes that ca...

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Dougal Shaw

11 November 2019

Paris, France

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Mushroom farms are popping up in underground parking lots in Paris. The city, facing a surplus of lots as car ownership declines, has been holding competitions to find creative, new purposes for them. Urban farmers, C...

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Elaine Murphy

11 November 2019

Pune, Maharashtra, India

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A program launched by the Equal Community Foundation (ECF) in 2011 called Action for Equality (AFE) educates more than 5,000 teenage boys in Pune, India about violence against women. They spend 43 weeks learning curri...

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Vittoria Traverso

29 October 2019

Nanchang, Jiangxi, China

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In China, elderly people tend to exercise in groups in public parks which has lead to the formation of senior playgrounds. Promoting a "longstanding cultural tradition" as well as good health, these playgrounds are ga...

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Dougal Shaw

27 September 2019

Saint-Denis, Paris Region, France

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Les Alchimistes is a social enterprise outside of Paris that turns the 900,000 tons of food waste produced every year into compost that is then sold to farmers. The group is supported by industrial composters named Ti...

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Irene Caselli

27 September 2019

Lampedusa, Italy

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In Lampedusa, a small Italian island, those that are struggling with mental health issues are finding help and solace in a local vegetable garden. Although this solution is not intended to act as a stand-alone answer,...

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Christine Ro

26 September 2019

Bhutan

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Bhutan has committed to eliminating malaria from the country, as in on track to do so thanks in part to the Bhutanese government's consistent persistence to raise public awareness. Arming citizens with mosquito nets, ...

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Christine Ro

17 September 2019

London, United Kingdom

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Climate Perks is a program that encourages employees to avoid air travel and choose lower carbon-options for their personal travel. It is part of a trend of initiatives from businesses that incentivize slower travel a...

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Ruth Evans

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Hadra Ahmed

16 September 2019

Ethiopia

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In Ethiopia, emergency surgical officers are helping to provide surgical care such as Cesarean sections, that is typically performed by surgeons. Although these health-care providers do not have the full training of s...

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Maddy Savage

7 August 2019

Stockholm, Sweden

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In Sweden, employees are allotted up to 6 months in an unpaid leave of absence for the purpose of entrepreneurship. Because of the reported decrease in fear of job loss or financial insecurity, this law has said to in...

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Vivienne Nunis

15 July 2019

Auckland, New Zealand

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Housing affordability is a crisis that many countries face. New Zealand addressed the issue in a controversial way: by outright banning foreign ownership. Since it has come into effect, real estate pricing has gone do...

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Emma Jane Kirby

7 July 2019

Halden, Norway

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Norway’s Halden Prison is taking a different approach to incarceration: emphasizing rehabilitation over punishment, which has led to a 20% decrease in recidivism in just two years. Over the past two decades, the count...

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