A wood-saving ceramic stove that doubles as a chicken brooder is raising incomes and reducing deforestation.
Three friends formed the cooperative C.A.C.A.O. in their efforts to return to locally produced foods and to address problems such as food insecurity.
The move to make fire towers operational again stems from the high cost of using airplanes to monitor forests during the fire season. Towers were once considered the best line of defense against forest fires.
Small-scale farmers use 'home dams' that capture rainwater, helping them cope with water scarcity. And sales of the fish are providing income.
In 2000, Hannah Schwartz helped establish Heartbeet farm to offer care and opportunities for growth for adults with developmental disabilities.
In Chile, the seaweed industry also provides a livelihood for 30,000 people. The country has 750 species of seaweed.
The musicians, who performed this week at one of India's top arts centers, use every platform they can to talk about their journey and have become an inspiration to local families.
As part of a project to rehabilitate part of a river near Drake, Colo., a crew of teens planted vegetation. The project overall aims to make the river and surrounding habitat better able to survive a future flood.
Yusef Wiley created the Timelist Group to help fill gaps in California’s rehabilitation offerings. It has shown success in keeping parolees from going back to prison.
Nedra Bonds started quilting at age 6, never expecting it to be her lifework after retirement. One of her quilts helped stop the building of a landfill near a historical site.
From book bicycles to camels, mobile libraries can connect people and grow communities around a love of reading.
More than 10 million children are estimated to migrate with their families to different parts of India every year. As part of the postcard program, they send confirmation that they're back in school when they go home.
Drawing on 15 years of observations, two researchers find that test scores improved significantly and that students exhibited a variety of other skills when they used laptops.
The former governor and 1988 Democratic presidential nominee says it makes his day when somebody says, ‘Now you got me doin’ it.’
A small team from the rights group Migrant Care tries to identify potential victims of human trafficking at Jakarta's airport and offer advice to others leaving of their own free will on how to look after themselves.
Douglas Avenue United Methodist Church wanted to try a different approach to helping single mothers who are in poverty or are healing from drug abuse, or both.
SquashBusters takes a sport oft-regarded as elitist, introduces it to city kids, and uses it to boost their academic prospects, build character, and give them a sense of belonging.
Project for Public Spaces promotes a 'lighter, quicker, cheaper' approach. The aim is to turn these spaces into attractive community resources and gathering places.
Eduardo ‘Eddie’ Canales tries to prevent the deaths of migrants passing through the sandy, scorching terrain of South Texas. He also works with families abroad who are searching for their loved ones.