She founded the Unstoppable Foundation, which concentrates on getting girls in Africa into school and keeping them there.
The museum, which tells the stories of native American peoples in Maine, has 'loudly retrofitted' to reduce oil and electricity consumption.
Agriculture doesn't have to degrade soils – it's possible for food production to enrich the earth, restore nutrients, conserve water, and prevent erosion.
More than 60 counties, cities, and states – and some corporations – are reducing discrimination against former offenders by 'banning the box' from job applications.
When Michael Sulsona's wheelchair broke down while he was shopping at a home improvement store, four employees dropped everything to help.
An Israeli student living in the US has started the online campaign #JewsAndArabsRefuseToBeEnemies. While many have applauded, he says, others have been afraid to join in.
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 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.
Katrell Christie, owner of a tea shop in Atlanta, helps educate girls in India, giving them choices beyond lives of hard labor.
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.