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Water scarcity is a growing global problem and climate change is making it more challenging. Author Judith Schwartz offers some unexpected solutions.
North Star Alliance has built a network of health care clinics operating out of containers in Africa.
More people are getting serious about “doing well by doing good,” which means there’s a real need for advice about how to make that work. Julia Balandina Jaquier’s new book[…]
Detroit, in the midst of a rebirth, is filled with stories of people trying to do their part to revitalize the city. Amy Haimerl, author of Detroit Hustle, is one[…]
Reducing carbon emissions is vital if we are going to slow down global warming, experts say. One way to make the necessary changes more palatable: Add a profit motive.
Modern society favors individuality and isolation. But evolution crafted humans to live in tribes, a system that’s all but vanished. A new book by Sebastian Junger looks at the cost[…]
Soccer Without Borders, winner of the 2016 Lipman Family Prize, uses the sport to help improve the lives of at-risk youth -- especially young women.
Opportunity International, a microfinance group, likes to go where others don’t to start banks when "nobody in their right mind was thinking you could,” says David Simms, former head of[…]
In collaboration with Electronic Recyclers International, Inc.
There is no U.S. federal law that requires the recycling of electronic waste or prohibits it from being exported to developing countries. Some in Congress have tried to pass a[…]
The case for electronic recycling has never been stronger, and the excuses for not doing it have never been thinner. “Recycling electronics is becoming easier by the day,” reports The[…]