Why Sharing News About Solutions Is A Revolutionary Act

Yes! Magazine   
August 15th, 2013

Why Sharing News About Solutions Is A Revolutionary Act

Typically all we see are the negatives headlines in the news, and we may consider tackling the problem to be pointless. This is far from the truth, however, because we also have hope for a better world. By effecting change on the small scale, we all have the power to solve the big problems. From investing more in renewable energy to protecting woodlands, we are changing the world for the better.

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5 Ingenious Ideas For Parking All Our Bicycles

Co.EXIST   
July 10th, 2013

5 Ingenious Ideas For Parking All Our Bicycles

Gas is soaring in cost and traffic is only getting worse. The obvious alternative is cycling. It’s fantastic for the environment, a commuter’s pocket, and it trims off the belly fat. The only problem that plagues city planners is space. Answering the puzzle of establishing enough space for bicycle parking is perplexing city planners around the world. As a result, some very interesting solutions are being tested in the cyclist capitals of the world.

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Interview: Helping Coffee Farmers Turns Competitors Into Colleagues

Co.EXIST   
June 17th, 2013

Interview: Helping Coffee Farmers Turns Competitors Into Colleagues

Coffee farmers are from well-off. They struggle constantly to make ends meet. Luckily, the Coffeelands Food Security Coalition is using their collective influence to help change that situation and provide more opportunities to coffee farmers.

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The Most Dangerous Myths About Women And War

Your Middle East   
May 26th, 2013

The Most Dangerous Myths About Women And War

Sustainable peace is impossible without purposefully engaging women throughout the process. The recognition of women, and their roles in a community, could be the answer to rebuilding societies torn apart by violence.

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A Simple, Elegant Stove To Make Cooking Safer In Africa

Co.EXIST   
May 7th, 2013

A Simple, Elegant Stove To Make Cooking Safer In Africa

A new start up called The Baker Stove is on the quest to provide people with a an affordable cooking method that is safer and more efficient that previous strategies and stove models.

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Since The Ted Talk: Michael Pritchard On How He’s Helping End Water Poverty In Malaysia

Ted Talks   
August 6th, 2013

Since The Ted Talk: Michael Pritchard On How He’s Helping End Water Poverty In Malaysia

Clean water has never been an easy feat to conquer for nations who struggle with a populace stuck in poverty. Michael Pritchard found an innovative way to solve this problem. Instead of traditional methods of pipes and pumping stations, installed filtering systems at individuals’ homes can turn rain water into clean drinking water. These innovations have the possibility of ending global water poverty.

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A New Ingeniously Designed Shelter For Refugees—Made By Ikea

Co.EXIST   
June 28th, 2013

A New Ingeniously Designed Shelter For Refugees—Made By Ikea

There has never been a good solution about how to deal with refugees. Commonly, thousands of people are stuffed into a camp and they live in shabby tents for an open-ended period of time. Now, Ikea, the furniture producing superpower, is offering an alternative housing option and everything you need is right in the box.

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A Hyperrealistic Farmville To Train The World’s Farmers

Co.Exist   
May 30th, 2013

A Hyperrealistic Farmville To Train The World’s Farmers

Maintaining a farm isn’t easy and requires a lot of knowledge in order to factor in the endless variables. As a result, Farm Defenders, a simulation game funded by the Gates Foundation, aims to interactively teach government officials on the Do’s and Don’t's of farming who can then relay it to farmers in their respective nations.

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Resource Optimism

Baobab Africa   
May 23rd, 2013

Resource Optimism

The blogger Baobab gives insight as to why many African countries struggle economically despite having a wealth of natural resources to use to their advantage.

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A Cheap Prosthetic Knee For The Developing World, Designed From Patient Feedback

Co.EXIST   
May 3rd, 2013

A Cheap Prosthetic Knee For The Developing World, Designed From Patient Feedback

Healthcare in the developing world is constantly a challenge. For amputees, this creates a huge obstacle. The ReMotion Knee is a new prosthetic inspired by patient feedback and sustainability. It is an affordable knee that people want to wear, and can afford to wear.

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