Raising endangered species is just one part of the Green Initiative at an Ohio prison, which also includes growing and donating 15,000 pounds of vegetables and recycling a million pounds of garbage per year.
Wesley Boone watched children play soccer using a rock or scraps of cloth as a ball. That inspired him to found Gear Going Global, which sends gently used sports equipment to children in developing countries.
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A keeper holds a twelve-week-old Sumatran tiger cub during a routine health check in its enclosure at Chester Zoo in Chester, northern England, Friday. The cub, one of three born at the zoo, was sexed, vaccinated and micro-chipped.
Two Kentucky teenagers launched Mission Make A Difference, an effort that's resulted in projects from helping a town in Uganda to gathering food, clothing, and hygiene products for those in need nearby.