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⚡ The power of a future-fit education: meet FutureHero David Price 

⚡ The power of a future-fit education: meet FutureHero David Price 

David Price wants us to be curious in today’s digitally connected world. We can solve wicked problems with learning culture.

⚡ A bright future is possible: meet FutureHero Eduard Vallory

⚡ A bright future is possible: meet FutureHero Eduard Vallory

“To change the world, we need to change the people who will change it.” Social analyst and world scout guru Eduard Vallory wants us to take advantage of the current health crisis to rethink the education system – although he is convinced that before the pandemic, the system was already weakening. President of the UNESCO Centre

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► Make my May! 31 Editor’s Picks for a spring spent at home

► Make my May! 31 Editor’s Picks for a spring spent at home

Welcome to Groundhog May. In most parts of the world May is a time of joy, when everything seems possible; spring has sprung, swifts and swallows swoop, trees blossom and buds open (in my case, chilli plants). And the birds and bees go for it.  While this spring will be remembered as the one where everything

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‘Back to the true source’: guest post by farmer Abby Rose

‘Back to the true source’: guest post by farmer Abby Rose

 “It has become crystal clear that food is one of the most valuable things in our lives.” Abby Rose was named one of ’50 New Radicals’ by The Guardian and Nesta in 2018 for her work as co-creator of Farmerama Radio, an award-winning podcast sharing the voices behind regenerative farming, and as co-founder of Vidacycle, developing simple apps that

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Get ‘outside’ with the Wonderful Wizard of Minecraft: FutureHero Adam Clarke ⚡

Get ‘outside’ with the Wonderful Wizard of Minecraft: FutureHero Adam Clarke ⚡

Think adults don’t play Minecraft? Think again. Games help solve society’s challenges. Minecraft is a lot more than the biggest video game in the world, with a community of nearly half a billion players. Set inside a map made up of virtual blocks, it’s a game of possibilities that has become a global pop phenomenon, an educational tool

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🌳 AtlasWeekly: fair fashion, easy farming & climate-comedy

🌳 AtlasWeekly: fair fashion, easy farming & climate-comedy

What a week. (Does anyone know what day it is?) This week saw the digital landscape flooded with action: Earth Day turned 50 and went digital for the first time – and Fashion Revolution, the world’s largest fashion activism movement, named (and shamed) the transparency of the world’s biggest brands. As fashion, culture and climate

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► Home alone together: 33 things to read, watch, listen & chill out to

► Home alone together: 33 things to read, watch, listen & chill out to

Good news: Kindness has gone viral. OK, things are definitely weird now that we’re inside for the foreseeable. But on the plus side, the coronavirus outbreak’s crowning glory is a digital tidal wave of sharing, collaboration, mutual support and entertainment.  Volunteering sites like Invisible hands are quickly mobilising communities to pull together to deliver supplies

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5 innovations that prove real heroes wear scrubs ⚡

5 innovations that prove real heroes wear scrubs ⚡

If ever there was a time to get innovative, it’s now. While Tuesday saw World Health Day give respect and support to the people protecting our lives around the world, we all know that all the claps in the world will never be enough. So do everyone a favour: stay at home and read these five amazing innovations from

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You can help reverse extinction: guest post by John Elkington

You can help reverse extinction: guest post by John Elkington

Something wicked this way comes, but then a lab comes along to challenge it… Known to many as the ‘Godfather of sustainability’, John Elkington has been interested in conservation and challenge prizes for decades. That’s why the serial entrepreneur is on the board of Conservation X Labs, a nonprofit tech company that spurs bold, unconventional solutions to

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Love in the time of corona: stories of hope & action

Love in the time of corona: stories of hope & action

It’s time to work together. It’s time to think creatively. And it’s time to be useful. That’s why we’re collating your stories of real action and resilience in the face of crisis.  This is an accumulative list of the projects rapidly popping up all round the world with one thing in common: facing the coronavirus

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When hugs are banned: guest post by Maff Potts

When hugs are banned: guest post by Maff Potts

Maff Potts is the founder of Camerados – a growing social movement in the UK that has a simple, but powerful approach: “looking out for each other”.  Who would have thought we’d live in a world where hugs are discouraged, or handshakes, or spending time together? (Surely Netflix have taken it too far by creating a high concept series

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Who made my clothes? Fashion Revolution Top 5

Who made my clothes? Fashion Revolution Top 5

Two fashion entrepreneurs are turning the industry inside out by asking difficult questions. Do you know who made your clothes; who grew the cotton, spun the threads, dyed the fabric and sewed them together? Orsola de Castro and Carry Somers (pictured below) are bringing the hidden people behind what we wear into the public eye – from

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