Punk rocker Ivan Suvanjieff and his wife, economist Dawn Engle, founded PeaceJam to help Nobel Peace Prize laureates share their stories with youths around the world.
The Search Dog Foundation partners dogs rescued from shelters with firefighters to help find victims buried in the wreckage of disasters.
Growers in Sri Lanka with small tea plantations are seeking certification with an international conservation organization in order to boost their brand and learn conservation techniques.
Tony Geraci has transformed the food program in Baltimore's public schools, replacing 'mystery meat' and canned foods with fresh, local produce and introducing students to how food is grown and prepared.
The Israel Longhorn Project wants to introduce Texas longhorns into desert areas of East Africa and Israel. The hardy species eats invasive shrubs and is resistant to diseases rampant in hot climates.
The Shriver Corps, named after Sargent Shriver, who founded the Peace Corps, will train volunteers to help poor Americans.
The museum, which tells the stories of native American peoples in Maine, has 'loudly retrofitted' to reduce oil and electricity consumption.
Textile-dyeing is one of the world’s most-polluting industries. China and other Asian nations releases trillions of liters of chemically tainted wastewater. New waterless dyeing technologies could sharply cut pollution.
They're committed to the future of Camden, N.J., and they've created one of the nation's fastest-growing networks of urban farms.
Imazon, a nonprofit group, is collaborating with a Brazilian state to use real-time satellite imagery and advanced mapping techniques to protect the rainforest.
A new report shows that a gigantic cleanup machine proposed by 19-year-old Boyan Slat really could pick up much of the North Pacific's trash.
The All Veteran Group, mostly combat veterans, works with veterans with injuries or post-traumatic stress disorder by conducting 'leap of faith' weekends for those who have lost loved ones during war.
Girls’ Empowerment Mission assists high school girls from underserved communities through educational and growth experiences.
Scientists in the US and elsewhere are conducting intensive experiments to cross hardy weeds with food crops such as rice and wheat – making them more resilient as drought, higher temperatures, and elevated CO2 levels pose new threats to food supplies.
Solar panels installed at schools in remote areas off the electric grid allow students to stay past dark and hit the books.
Travelers arriving in Rio de Janeiro for soccer's World Cup (June 12-July 13) can rent a room or apartment in the city's safe and vibrant favela (slum) communities.