1:20 pm June 24, 2015 | No Comment
Kali and two of her peers conceived the idea of the International Student Energy Summit (ISES), a conference that seeks to bring keen students together, ask questions and exchange ideas with each other and industry experts.
6:50 pm June 18, 2015 | 2 Comments
In California’s capital city of Sacramento this month, stark black billboards loomed over highways and faded commercial strips, offering solace to the troubled: “Looking for the answers in life?” one asked. “Discover Muhammad.”
11:24 am June 18, 2015 | No Comment
Across Nairobi, more than 200 elderly women, aged up to 105, are learning self defense to protect themselves against rape, which is widespread in Kenya, particularly in its slums.
1:34 pm June 7, 2015 | No Comment
The Edible Garden City is a Singapore-based enterprise for the city state’s urban farmers. It is established in 2012 by Briton Rob Pierce and Swede Bjorn Low, and it is meant to encourage people to grow their own food. As an island whose scarce amount of land is used for urban development, Singapore is particularly dependent on food imports.
11:36 am June 7, 2015 | No Comment
Taz Tagore and Adam Bucko started Reciprocity because the existing system, Tagore said, did not foster the spiritual needs and ambitions of homeless youths.
12:00 pm June 5, 2015 | 3 Comments
Two days of combo between conference, hands-on workshops and project showcases, eco change-makers gathered to showcase their practical solutions to Bali's most urgent environmental issues.
11:37 am June 3, 2015 | No Comment
This year's harvest was especially merry at Degania Alef, Israel's first kibbutz, founded in 1910 on the shores of the Sea of Galilee. The community celebrated the birth of 11 children, its largest crop of babies in a quarter century.
10:35 am June 3, 2015 | No Comment
Levitation photography is a genre in photography that aims to tell more stories than usual cheerful poses. Natsume Hayashi, who pioneered this genre, said levitation photography invites us to go out of our routines and break our boundaries.
4:27 pm May 19, 2015 | 2 Comments
The morchidat — a new generation of female religious leaders — were introduced in 2006, partly in an attempt to counter Islamist radicalism following suicide bombings that rocked Casablanca in 2003.
12:16 pm May 17, 2015 | 2 Comments
Fruit pickers in the Baja California peninsula of Mexico, railing against a life of grinding poverty, have blocked roads, staged marches and held meetings with lawmakers since March as frustration over working conditions boiled over.
3:00 pm May 5, 2015 | No Comment
E-cigarette use by US tweens and teens tripled in 2014 to 13.4 percent from 4.5 percent in 2013, according to data released in April by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Overall tobacco use during that period dropped to 9.2 percent from 12.7 percent.
1:44 pm April 20, 2015 | No Comment
The “Swedish with Baby” program is aimed at both immigrants and Swedes on parental leave, offering them a chance to get together once a week to learn from each other and break the isolation that Sweden’s generous parental leave — of up to 16 months — can sometimes bring.