When it comes to positive impact, moving global capital to fund legal actions for communities affected by human-created environmental damage – and try to stop it happening again in the future – is way up there. We spoke to Brazilian lawyer Ana Carolina Salomão Queiroz about doing just that, changing "the culture of what it is to be a good lawyer", and her role in bringing Brazil’s Mariana dam disaster to England’s court rooms.
Welcoming disruption could be a way to prompt major change in major businesses, says Undercover Activist Tessa Wernink
We spoke to innovator and entrepreneur Isaac Ndyamuhaki at the Blue Earth Summit 2023 to find out more about his circular and efficient way of creating domestic energy in Uganda.
What a full few days at Blue Earth Summit 2023. So many positive change-focused pitches, presentations and conversations; each interesting, informative and even surprising in their own right. Here’s a round-up of some of our highlights, from systemic change to seeing the whole story.
It locks away carbon, creates diverse habitats and thriving fishing conditions. Seagrass is special and the stage is being set for its resurgence.
Language goes to core of what it is to be human, and has preoccupied philosophers, academics and many of the rest of us too, well, probably forever. So what are some of the key critical perspectives on the development and social effect of language and why does it matter?
The Annette is a 114-year-old former Danish fishing boat that now sails in search of marine pollution to take it on a new circular journey and keep it out of the natural environment. Joined by his two daughters, Paul Dicken boarded 'Annie', with the core Clean Ocean Sailing crew: Steve, Monika, Simon and Rosie.
How is the 15-minute city – the idea that basic amenities should be that long a walk for any city resident – becoming a reality in urban areas the world over?
Paul Dicken caught up with Angeline Morrison in November 2022, a month after the release of her Sorrow Songs album, to talk about bringing historical characters to life in song, the songwriting process, and the initial reaction to the album.
Goodfest 2022 promised creative conversations. And it delivered – from the sea-view conference rooms to the fireside. It also got me thinking, what are the barriers we create with the language we use for good, of the social or environmental kind? Do we need a different language for a different world?
Entrenched gender inequality in farming is slowly changing, but it is underrepresented and little researched change. Photographer Amy Bullock has embarked on a thought-provoking portrait series to find England’s female farmers…
The Modern Classic by Rachel Carson was pivotal in changing society’s approach to nature management. Paul Dicken wonders how much it informed his earliest ideas about farming, unknown to him…