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People Fixing the World
People Fixing the World
BBC World Service

Brilliant solutions to the world’s problems. We meet people with ideas to make the world a better place and investigate whether they... more

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Episodes

The body suit that stops muscle spasms

In 2021 a video clip showing a seemingly magical bodysuit when viral on the internet. The clip showed a man... more

29 Nov 2022 · 25 minutes
The World Cup of football solutions

As the World Cup kicks off in Qatar, we look at the initiatives around the world which are using football... more

22 Nov 2022 · 24 minutes
Jobs for girls

How hard is it for women to break into male-dominated jobs? We look at two projects which are helping women to... more

15 Nov 2022 · 25 minutes
COP27: Growing a forest the right way

Tree-planting schemes don’t always work, so what’s the best way to do forest restoration? Projects around the world are planting huge... more

08 Nov 2022 · 24 minutes
Picking up healthcare with the litter

Would you pick up litter if your life depended on it? Around the world, companies and governments are trying to... more

01 Nov 2022 · 23 minutes
Albatrosses and oysters fixing the world

Giant seabirds and shellfish are being used to help protect our planet. On an tiny island in the remote Southern Ocean,... more

25 Oct 2022 · 24 minutes
Educating refugees

How do you help young displaced people get a better start in life? Young people who become refugees often have their... more

18 Oct 2022 · 24 minutes
Sustainability in death

A growing number of people are looking for ways to be sustainable in death as well as life. We look... more

11 Oct 2022 · 24 minutes
Ending road deaths

Road traffic injuries are the eighth biggest cause of death in the world, with about 1.3m people killed every year. But... more

04 Oct 2022 · 24 minutes
Dads on duty

When 23 pupils were arrested after a series of fights at a school in the US city of Shreveport, a... more

27 Sep 2022 · 24 minutes
People Fixing the World
The body suit that stops muscle spasms
People Fixing the World