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The good lads
Working with men and boys to tackle everyday sexism
Meet the neighbours
People in these flats promise to spend two hours a week together to tackle loneliness
A safe place to be gay
An idea used in video games is helping LGBTQ people in the Middle East talk safely online
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How they’re saving the kakapo
It’s a flightless bird close to extinction, but the kakapo recovery team is on the case.
How to be a better dad
Teaching men to look after their babies and how this can help cut violence against women
The treasure in our toilets
How human sewage is being recycled to recover a valuable chemical
Regrowing the rainforest
It has taken 40 years, but this man has regrown a patch of rainforest in the Amazon
The big transport swap
Would robot shuttles, buses on demand and free rides persuade you to ditch your car?
Making the world a quieter place
How sound barriers and noise sensors are helping to make the planet more peaceful
The farmers moving their fields indoors
We visit farmers growing lettuce, herbs and strawberries indoors in the middle of cities
The great spreadsheet in the sky
How blockchain could solve some of the world’s problems.
A Sporting Chance
How sport can change the lives of young people from some of the toughest backgrounds.
The breath of life
A clever way to provide life-saving oxygen
Electricity that grows on trees
Scientists are trying to tap unlikely-sounding energy sources - like the leaves on trees.
The ancient technology getting a second wind
Wind-powered ships are sailing cargo around the world again to help cut pollution.
No more bosses
How do you make work a better place? Get rid of managers, say some companies.
Kids fixing the world
Clever inventions by children that could improve our lives, from apps to robots
Personality tests for loans
How an online test and a phone might be able to help some people with their finances.
How tech is tackling wildlife trafficking
The exciting new tools helping to save some of our most endangered animals.
A future without bees
High-tech alternatives to bees include spraying pollen from drones to pollinate plants
How to get everyone online
Balloons and satellites could help more people get on to the internet
New uses for old solutions
How two life-saving apps were adapted to fix problems caused by the Covid-19 pandemic
Financing the forests
Making rainforests a profitable investment
Prison Voicemail: Messages from behind bars
Prisoners and their families are keeping in touch with the Prison Voicemail app
The tech doctors forecasting heart failure
Implanted devices can predict when something is about to go wrong with a patient’s heart
Keeping data forever
Three radical new ways to save data – in DNA, glass and magnets
A happier planet
Looking for the happiest places in the world and finding out what makes them happy
Smartphones saving the rainforest
Old mobile phones are being used to catch illegal loggers in the rainforest
How to prevent drowning
AI to help lifeguards in Israel and weather forecasts for fishermen on Lake Victoria
Getting rid of AI bias
Better facial recognition and changing algorithms - how to fight racial bias in AI