The inventor of a hand-cranked washing machine has traveled to Iraq to distribute the low-cost device to refugees. Navjot Sawhney created the ‘Divya’ to allow those living in poverty to be able to wash their clothes more easily.
After a cooped-up year, Americans are hungry to travel. Passport offices are overwhelmed with applications. In July, airlines scheduled and operated the highest number of flights since the pandemic began, according to the U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics.
President Biden on Friday restored full protections to three national monuments including Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante in Utah — known for their stunning desert landscapes and historical treasures of Native American art and settlements, as well as a rich fossil record.
The library’s Indigenous approach to categorization and relationship building with students makes it a beloved source of community for British Columbia’s Indigenous people. For Indigenous visitors, it’s a safe space. For non-Indigenous folks, Parent said, it’s a welcoming learning experience.
You might be familiar with how forest removal in the Amazon rainforest is contributing to carbon emissions and the climate crisis. There's a similar situation going on right here in New England.
Conservationists’ dreams of a wildlife corridor stretching from the Yukon to Yellowstone (Y2Y) where “charismatic megafauna” like bears, wolves and caribou can roam freely and have enough continuous undisturbed habitat to thrive is slowly becoming a reality.
On a busy July day at Freetown Farm, young people of all backgrounds can be seen mulching vegetable gardens, smelling wildflowers, learning about the medicinal properties of herbs, and harvesting ripe cabbages, kale, carrots, and tomatoes.
A drone photographer in Argentina captured the stunning moment when a curious whale got close to a woman paddle boarding and gave her a playful nudge. He captured this video of a southern right whale heading towards a paddle boarder, using its fin to gently push her board, then swimming directly beneath.
In the two decades since 9/11, thousands of U.S. and allied troops have died. During that time, trillions of dollars that could have been spent on social uplift both home and abroad were instead expended on waging war without end.
Greg Erfani watched the flames grow bigger and bigger as they crept toward Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care, the animal refuge he helps run in South Lake Tahoe. He feared not only for himself but for the menagerie of raccoons, coyotes, owls and porcupines inside. Luckily, the staff had a plan.
The planned upgrades face scrutiny from the state Department of Energy Resources and Attorney General Maura Healey’s office. A number of energy and environmental groups have also signaled interest in the proposals.
Short-term rental company Airbnb has stepped up to provide a potential answer to one immediate need—where refugees will stay in the meantime. For several years, Airbnb's non-profit arm Airbnb.org has provided temporary housing for people displaced by natural disasters and other crises.
We are faced with a watershed moment right now regarding the use of wireless technology in our lives. Should we go all in for the convenience a fully wired future can provide or are there some inconvenient truths about 5G and wireless technology we need to know about first?
Moldavite’s formation coincides with the crash of a large meteorite in what is now the Bohemian plateau of the Czech Republic, approximately 14.8 million years ago. From my perspective, it has a special role to play in the awakening of humanity now underway.
I sat at a table in Jakarta interviewing a young Afghan woman about the plight of refugee women in Indonesia. Her family had fled the Taliban when she was a child, and now she's stuck in a life of limbo with little hope of change.
Federal court orders FCC to explain why it ignored scientific evidence showing harm from wireless radiation. Further, the agency demonstrated “a complete failure to respond to comments concerning environmental harm caused by RF radiation.
Climate activist Greta Thunberg is imploring the world to be “brave” after a comprehensive new climate report by the United Nations concluded a hotter future is locked in. She told supporters it’s “up to us to be brave and take decisions based on the scientific evidence provided in these reports.”