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6 January 2020
New York, New York, United States
Fashion has long been known as a major contributor to climate change, but brands (from fast fashion to luxury houses alike) are taking steps to address their carbon footprint. This article lists several initiatives wo...
17 April 2019
Zaatari, Mafraq Governorate, Jordan
We Love Reading, an organization backed by UNICEF and USAID, works with all of Jordan's Syrian refugee camps and one of Ethiopia's South Sudanese camps to use storytelling as a tool for psychological healing. It start...
17 July 2018
To succeed at international development, consult the locals. It seems obvious, but too many failed development projects show community buy-in is not the biggest priority. Two groups are leading the way to change this....
21 November 2017
San Antonio, Texas, United States
The Flint crisis displayed the deficiency of knowledge by medical doctors to environmental health concerns. In response, the national medical community is bringing more awarenesses and education to current and future ...
4 May 2016
Seoul, South Korea
Nearly 300 people have fallen ill from working in Samsung’s Seoul-located factory. In order to advocate for those that became sick and the rights of current employees, the Supporters for the Health And Rights of Peopl...
23 February 2016
In colonial times, diets and agricultural work in Kenya focused on corn and rice, alongside produce grown elsewhere. Health-consciousness is now restoring nutritious local fruits and vegetables to Kenyan tables, in pa...
1 September 2015
Seattle, Washington, United States
The U.S. federal government rarely requires manufacturers to list the chemicals in consumer goods outside of food. Various states are starting to enact legislation requiring greater transparency.
1 May 2015
Crop production is very high in Tanzania but the farmers have no way of storing crops so most produce goes bad. Researchers are beginning to create storage systems that allow for produce to last longer and help farmer...
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