A teenaged girl in Taiwan serves as a campaign manager for a city council candidate, and provides a model of civic activism for cynical teens.
Enough food to feed the world's 800 million hungry is wasted every year. A new interactive platform will try to reduce the losses.
The group Got Your 6 wants to refocus the story of post 9/11 US military veterans. Instead of being damaged and fragile, most of today's generation of vets are committed to lives of serving others.
From the Deep South to the West Coast, these entrepreneurs are making sure jobs and dollars grow – and stay – in places hardest hit by hurricanes, poverty, and gentrification.
Some 40,000 auto-rickshaw drivers in Delhi have attended classes on respecting women and are spreading the word across the city, known as India's' rape capital.'
Using radio the Advancing Youth Project provides reading and math instruction, and job training, to students stuck at home during the Ebola outbreak.
It started with a simple move to change the tax code so that farmers could keep more of the value of their cocoa crop.
Shawn Askinosie works directly with developing-world growers to sweeten their lives, too.
Krithi Karanth has witnessed threats, poachers, and forest fires as she tries to learn how people and wildlife can live in harmony in a crowded India.
A young double amputee paddles down the 2,500 miles of the Mississippi River to bring wheelchairs to his native El Salvador.
Brittanie Richardson is one of a growing number of activists running grass-roots campaigns to stop children in the slums from entering the sex trade.
Two Iraq veterans trekked across America to leave behind the trauma of war and raise funds to help fellow vets. Now they want to offer the same healing experience to others.
Because utilities can't control when the sun shines or the wind blows, it has been hard to incorporate solar and wind power into the electricity grid. But new storage technologies could soon change that.
Honeybee populations are under attack but the founders of nonprofit HoneyLove believe bees' best future is in cities.
Handing out goods such as tents and blankets may not be the most effective way to help those displaced by war or disasters. Refugees may know their own needs best.
As a teen she founded Warm Winters, which has worked with ski resorts, Girl Scouts, and high school ski teams to donate more than 5,000 items of warm clothing to 2,500 homeless people.