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The Washington Post

Gabriel Popkin

Gabriella Demczuk

22 January 2021

Rock Hall, Maryland, United States

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Maryland farmer Trey Hill became the first seller in a tech startup’s carbon marketplace, paying him $115,000 for initiating regenerative farming practices. By introducing cover crops, he has been able to sequester ab...

Public Radio International (PRI)

Ashley Westerman

22 January 2021

Tahiti, French Polynesia

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A rapidly changing climate is shaking up how French Polynesian pearl farmers are doing business. Kamoka Pearl Farm is incorporating more sustainable practices like using its own oysters to create the nuclei that form ...

Crosscut

Manola Secaira

21 January 2021

Taholah, Washington, United States

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In Washington state, the Quinault Indian Nation has taken an aggressive and proactive approach to control the spread of COVID-19 amongst their community, and these efforts are showing success. Using a combination of t...

The Huffington Post

XiaoZhi Lim

18 January 2021

Tucson, Arizona, United States

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As the amount of farmland decreases in the United States and climate change brings hotter and drier conditions, many farmers are turning to agrivoltaics — growing crops and installing solar panels on the same land — a...

The New York Times

Benjamin Mueller

16 January 2021

Cambridge, United Kingdom

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In March when fewer than 100 coronavirus infections had been found in the U.K, researchers in Cambridge decided to begin sequencing coronavirus samples as part of an "unparalleled surveillance system for Covid" that c...

Chalkbeat

Koby Levin

15 January 2021

Detroit, Michigan, United States

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In Michigan, state officials started offering child care subsidies to online learners ages 5-12, nearly 20,000 children enrolled. The aid is helping parents, guardians, and caretakers of school-age children continue t...

The Conversation

Tinglong Dai

14 January 2021

West Virginia, United States

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Most states in the U.S. are struggling to effectively and efficiently distribute the COVID-19 vaccine, while "West Virginia became the first state to finish round one of the two-dose vaccine series in nursing homes." ...

The Hechinger Report

Javeria Salman

14 January 2021

Iraq

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Hello Future is a non-profit teaching digital literacy at a refugee camp in Iraq. The program aims to teach refugees aged 13-18 marketable skills, and does so through "mobile-first" initiatives, where "90% of the prog...

The Irish Times

Naomi O’Leary

13 January 2021

Denmark

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Denmark public health workers have been able to distribute nearly their entire supply of the COVID-19 vaccine thanks in part to early preparation tactics and "a capable health system." Although the country had to proc...

Globes

Danny Zaken

8 January 2021

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A collaboration between Israel's Ministry of Health and pharmaceutical company Pfizer has resulted in the country receiving thousands of COVID-19 vaccination doses. In return, the country is collecting and delivering ...

NPR

Yuki Noguchi

7 January 2021

West Virginia, United States

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West Virginia managed to deliver approximately 90% of the COVID-19 vaccine doses allocated to the state within a week by "charting its own path to vaccine distribution." Rather than rely on chain stores as part of the...

CityLab

Feargus O'Sullivan

5 January 2021

Stockholm, Sweden

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The Street Moves initiative in Sweden is pushing local communities to become the designers of their own streets’ layouts and look at urban planning through the lens of the “one-minute city.” Through a public-private p...

The Buffalo News

Lou Michel

Scott Scanlon

4 January 2021

New York, United States

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A handful of nursing homes in New York have been able to avoid an onslaught of COVID-19 cases by focusing on education and training of the staff and keeping their workforce stable and well-supplied. While these method...

EdSource

Sydney Johnson

Ali Tadayon

4 January 2021

California, United States

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School districts and cities in California are looking to create their own local Wifi networks as a long-term solution to the digital divide, and an alternative to hotspots. Some are even becoming internet service prov...

The New Yorker

Jay Caspian Kang

4 January 2021

San Francisco, California, United States

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The San Francisco Bay Area has had fewer COVID-19 deaths than would be expected for such a densely populated area, largely by "drawing on resources and expertise that predated the coronavirus pandemic." Unlike other l...

The New York Times

Kellen Browning

3 January 2021

New York, New York, United States

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“Let’s Learn NYC!” Is the New York City Public School System's answer to teaching students via television. The program is one of many around the country, which began at a FOX station in Houston. Through the program, s...

Los Angeles Wave

Shirley Hawkins

31 December 2020

Los Angeles, California, United States

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Ed Center provides tutoring assistance to children from fourth through the 12th grades in South Los Angeles. The center makes tutoring as financially accessible as possible by charging $6.25 for two hours of tutoring ...

NBC News

Kristi Eaton

31 December 2020

Bangladesh

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Pathways to Promise is a program helping garment workers in Bangladesh, mostly women and young girls, overcome financial obstacles when pursuing higher education. Pathways, which was started in 2016, helps offset sala...

The Hechinger Report

Jon Marcus

30 December 2020

Unity, Maine, United States

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Across the U.S. many colleges and universities adapted their courses and curriculum to meet Covid safety guidelines, but many are seeing the pandemic as a catalyst for the necessary innovation, acceleration, and chang...

The New York Times

Patrick Sisson

29 December 2020

Brooklyn, New York, United States

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A housing project in Brooklyn is taking nine apartment buildings and retrofitting them to be more sustainable and cut carbon emissions. Casa Pasiva is a $20 million project that aims to reduce heating and cooling cost...

Associated Press

Vahid Salemi

29 December 2020

Tehran, Iran

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An organization in Tehran, Iran is helping women "looking for work to make handicrafts" by allowing them to use donated sewing machines as a means of becoming self-sufficient despite high rates of unemployment. When t...

Associated Press

Julie Watson

28 December 2020

Matamoros, Mexico

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The Global Response Management is a humanitarian nonprofit led by U.S. military veterans and staffed by U.S. volunteers and "paid asylum seekers who were medical professionals in their homelands" that offers medical h...

Undark

Ashley Stumvoll

28 December 2020

Central African Republic

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When the coronavirus pandemic caused lockdowns in Africa, many community members became hesitant to continue taking part in malaria prevention efforts for fear of contracting COVID-19, so health care workers began vis...

Wall Street Journal

Paul Hannon

Austen Hufford

Tom Fairless

27 December 2020

United States

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As a second surge of the coronavirus pandemic spreads throughout much of the world, some manufacturers in the West have found ways to successfully avoid the economic fallout despite heightened restrictions. In one cas...

Honolulu Civil Beat

Allan Parachini

24 December 2020

Kauai, Hawaii, United States

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Affordable housing and wraparound services are being offered to residents experiencing homelessness in Kauai, Hawaii. A new development constructed from shipping containers isn’t meant to be a permanent solution but i...

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