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News How Many Slaves Work for You?

An interactive website allows users to calculate their slavery footprint based on their lifestyle and consumption habits. The slavery footprint is an inconvenient truth but an important one that can motivate us to make more mindful choices as consumers. Read on

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News HiMate: The Generous Germans Giving Freebies To Refugees

"They're just here for the free handouts." How often have you heard that phrase, or something similar, from someone talking about the refugees seeking asylum in Europe? Probably all too often. But now a group of German volunteers have decided to do exactly that - distribute a whole bunch of great free stuff to refugees, to help them feel more at home in their new environment. Read on

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Climate Protection
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Energy
Achieve energy transition now

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Urbanity
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News Treehouses Reinvented: and Not Just for Kids

Can architecture, urbanism and nature work together to deliver environmental sustainability, greater quality of life for communities, as well as aestethically pleasing cityscapes? This visionary project is showing us just how this is possible. Read on

  • e-mobility
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Biodiversity
Preserve species diversity

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Green New Deal
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Green Living
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Development
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Peace
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News How Many Slaves Work for You?

An interactive website allows users to calculate their slavery footprint based on their lifestyle and consumption habits. The slavery footprint is an inconvenient truth but an important one that can motivate us to make more mindful choices as consumers. Read on

  • Democracy
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Health
Help and heal

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Responsibility
Make a fresh start together

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News Thumbs Up! Do Good While Travelling with TeachSurfing

There are tonnes of good ideas that can change the world. Regular readers of RESET will already know of a few. Every month, we will choose one idea that stands out thanks to its impact and innovative approach. Our favourite project in July: TeachSurfing, a platform that helps travellers do some good during short stays. Read on