Temporary Protected Status for Haitians runs out on July 22, 2019. There are about 58,000 Haitians and their 27,000 US-born children who will be affected.
For the past six years, 22-year-old Boyan Slat has been working to perfect a way to filter vast amounts of plastics out of the world's oceans. He has a prototype now that might just prove successful.
The economics of high-speed internet don't send providers rushing to small, distant towns. These communities tried a little DIY to make it happen.
India has a severe shortage of toilets, something the government of Narendra Modi has pledged to address. Anoop Jain is already working on it. He's an American doctoral student who's building public toilets in one of the poorest states in India.
Puerto Rico is experiencing a brain drain — more than 10,000 Puerto Ricans are emigrating each month, among them doctors, engineers, and other professionals. A small crop are heading in the opposite direction.
An innovative company is trying to recycle old guns into designer watches — and they're having some success.
NaTakallam connects Syrian refugees with jobs, even in countries where they aren't allowed to work.
A one-time engineering student has created a battery-operated device that provides a community-wide alert for fire in South African townships.
A call from a potential donor to an international NGO working on access to clean water proved a turning point for both the group and a fight in the US.
Climate change has far reaching impacts — including on French cuisine. Many restaurants in the foodie mecca now have on their menu dishes that have been deemed “good for the climate.”