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Jeremy Cooke

8 January 2019

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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Rather than treat opioid users like criminals, Vancouver has deemed it a public health crisis. The city, especially its downtown east side, witnessed 1,500 deaths in just one year from opioid use. Its approach is uniq...

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Susila Silva

25 December 2018

Wisconsin, United States

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Around the world, people are putting out Little Free Libraries—a small birdhouse like box for people to take, leave, or swap books. These libraries have helped create easy access to book ownership and reading as well ...

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William Kremer

16 December 2018

Eindhoven, Netherlands

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The city of Eindhoven is piloting a handful of experiments to reduce alcohol-induced violence. They include "sound cameras" that trigger when someone is yelling, to cameras that measure crowd density, both of which pr...

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Claudia Hammond

16 December 2018

Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands

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Scientists in Rotterdam have discovered that a fifth of the yellow fever vaccination has proven to be just as effective as the full standard dose. Scientists administered the lower dose in a study, and then checked in...

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Nick Holland

15 December 2018

London, United Kingdom

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3-5 Minutes

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The shipping industry has made moves to halve fuel consumption by 2050. With a few clever technological innovations--bubbles and rotating sails--ships are closer to that goal. But whatever the promise of these new tec...

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Dougal Shaw

4 December 2018

Cork, Ireland

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In Ireland, schools across the country have installed "Buddy Benches," a space where children can go to let others know they want to play. The benches, which are built by volunteers from the Men's Shed, are part of a ...

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Richard Kenny

20 November 2018

Paris, France

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As Paris invests in public parks, local residents have been granted more than 3,000 permits to grow street gardens. The greenery is adding life to one of Europe’s most densely populated cities while fostering civic en...

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Sam Judah

6 November 2018

Kenya

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Countries across the world are aiming to reduce their plastic waste. African countries, however, are leading the way with a variety of techniques. Kenya in particular has taken one of the most drastic approaches by ha...

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Tim McDonald

29 October 2018

Singapore

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Singapore maintains its state of cleanliness through fines, public education, and an army of low-paid cleaners. Fifty years ago, the Keep Singapore Clean campaign was the first time the government used fines as a meth...

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Tricia Taormina

25 October 2018

Nepal

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Health providers are well-positioned to identify and help those who have experienced domestic violence. Nepal is one of several countries training medical workers to identify abused patients and refer them to in-hospi...

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Ammar Ebrahim

23 October 2018

London, England

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Assistive, wearable technology has been developed to send tactile or visual information to the brain in order to address mental or physiological challenges. One company has made a bracelet that can calm or energize a ...

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Amelia Martyn-Hemphill

Nicola Kelly

23 October 2018

Bologna, Italy

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A fun app called “Bella Mossa” has incentivized people to ditch their cars in Bologna. The anti-pollution effort gives users credits for biking, walking, and using public transport. Users can then swap their credits f...

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Rachel Nuwer

16 October 2018

Harare, Zimbabwe

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In order to increase Zimbabwean’s ability to access mental health care, a psychiatrist trained grandmothers in talk therapy. Working from a “friendship bench,” these new trainees have provided evidence-based, cultural...

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Harriet Noble

Amelia Martyn-Hemphill

16 October 2018

Tokyo, Japan

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A unique issue in Japan is that of the “Hikikomori” – men who have totally withdrawn from society, often as a response to bullying, depression, or trauma. The NGO, New Start, offers a “rental sister” program, which pr...

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Regan Morris

10 October 2018

California, United States

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"Farm to table" is a well-known saying in the food industry, but "lab to table" is also rapidly joining the rank of commonplace terminology. To both reduce the amount of animals killed and lessen the impact on the env...

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Ammar Ebrahim

10 October 2018

Girona, Catalonia, Spain

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In northern Spain, the Fire Flocks project uses goats to clear vegetation between grassland, bushes and treetops because this can help stop the spread of future wildfires. This depends on shepherds moving herds to key...

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Nick Holland

2 October 2018

Bussum, Netherlands

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When something breaks, most people go to the store to replace it. In Amsterdam, the UK, and elsewhere, people take their broken goods to repair cafes. Led by volunteers who want to preserve the art of repairs while al...

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Dougal Shaw

28 September 2018

Bradford, West Yorkshire, England

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3-5 Minutes

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An elementary school in Bradford, England has seen a direct correlation between embracing music as part of their curriculum and students' performance in English and Math. The school is in a low-income area with most o...

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Rachel Nuwer

27 September 2018

Zimbabwe

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Akashinga translates to "the Brave Ones," and is the name given to an all women anti-poaching unit in Zimbabwe. Although not the first anti-poaching group lead by women, it is the first armed unit. However, since it's...

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Claire Bates

25 September 2018

England

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Jelly drops, board games, and a box that projects interactive images and is sensitive to movement, are all examples if products being created to help people with dementia. “She enjoys that rather than being at home ...

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Nick Holland

25 September 2018

London, United Kingdom

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A Tovertafel, or “Magic Table” in Dutch, uses a projector and sensors to create interactive games for people with dementia. From catching fish and popping bubbles to assembling puzzles, the games reduce apathy, improv...

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Mike Wendling

21 September 2018

United Kingdom

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People trying to lose weight often turn to social media for motivation, but these sites are just as likely to discourage and mislead as educate and inspire. The better choice is to talk to a doctor or other qualified ...

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Thomas Mackintosh

21 September 2018

London, England

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The Cure Violence program in Chicago uses former gang members as "violence interrupters" to intervene in imminent gun violence incidents, a public-health approach that treats violence like a communicable disease that ...

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Dougal Shaw

18 September 2018

Edinburgh, Scotland

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Two innovative solutions in Great Britain in education are proving to be highly successful in improving students' performances in math and reading. A school in Edinburgh uses the Daily Mile (spending 15 minutes a day ...

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Tim Harford

27 August 2018

United Kingdom

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Technology has made it easier to fact-check speeches and interviews in real time. The organization Fullfact has made software that processes dialogue looking for claims and highlights whether those claims match verifi...

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