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Portugal's successful drugs policy, last coal mine closing in the Ruhr Valley, and a new Aboriginal-owned line of 
non-alcoholic craft beers

Portugal's radical drugs policy is working; Germany is approaching life after coal as its last coal mine closes in the Ruhr Valley; and a new Aboriginal-owned

line of non-alcoholic craft beers harnesses native ingredients to provide a healthy alternative to alcohol.

These stories and more in today's Solutions Digest:

• How the old Wynyard Station escalators have been repurposed as a sculpture. Read more here

• How Germany is approaching life after coal as its last coal mine closes in the Ruhr Valley. Read more here

• How a new Aboriginal-owned line of non-alcoholic craft beers harnesses native ingredients to provide a healthy alternative to alcohol. Read more here

• How Blackheath Community Farm will be part of an Edible Garden Trail at the first Blue Mountains Edible Garden Festival on the 3rd and 4th March next year. Read more here

• How Portugal's radical drugs policy is working. Read more here

• How, in Burkina Faso and elsewhere, Architect Francis Kéré approaches design as a medium for easing tensions around political issues like migration. Read more here

• How a new ticketing system that allows people to buy tickets for others who may not be able to afford them is gaining traction in the performing arts industry. Read more here

 

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