Landowners in the program receive between $37-$74 per year for each hectare of native vegetation that they preserve.
The not-for-profit project National Register of Tradeswomen aims to ensure that vulnerable householders who feel safer with tradeswomen are able to find them.
The Great American Rail-Trail will be almost 6,000km when complete, and will serve 50 million people within 80km of the route.
Progress has been made globally on eight of 12 key indicators. The Gambia, Nepal, Sierra Leone, Ethiopia and Tunisia shown particularly notable improvement.
GiveDirectly and UC Berkeley designed an algorithm that uses AI to identify the poorest individuals in the poorest areas in order to provide them with cash relief.
The company is now preparing to scale up production of the Interceptor as it tries to reach its stated goal of cleaning up the world’s 1000 most polluting rivers.
Products featured in this gift guide have been vetted by the Lonely Whale team as products that are gentle on the ocean. Each comes from a business that is committed to a future with clean seas.
Alley-Oop Kids was founded to help kids get the gear they need to play youth sports, but in the midst of a pandemic, it’s found a new calling.
Unique new research is looking at the effects of UBI during a pandemic by analyzing data from a massive ongoing 12-year income study in Kenya, and its conclusion suggests the policy may help individual well-being but it is not a silver-bullet solution in times of extreme disruption.
The institutions which announced their divestment include the Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Union, Irish religious order the Sisters of Our Lady Apostles, the American Jewish World Service, and the Claretian Missionaries in Sri Lanka. Catholic, Protestant, and Jewish organizations joined the coalition.