#Current events

  • Article: This Program Empowers the World's Girls by Bringing Health Classes to Their Communities
    Health

    This Program Empowers the World's Girls by Bringing Health Classes to Their Communities

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 18, 2019

    “We’re arming girls and young women to make decisions for themselves.” Read more

  • Article: Canadians Waste 58% of All Food Produced in the Country: Report
    Food & Hunger

    Canadians Waste 58% of All Food Produced in the Country: Report

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 18, 2019

    That’s enough to feed every Canadian for five months. Read more

  • Article: Scientists Pitch New 'Planetary Health Diet' to Save Lives and Environment
    Food & Hunger

    Scientists Pitch New 'Planetary Health Diet' to Save Lives and Environment

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Jan. 17, 2019

    Americans are being urged to eat 84% less red meat. Read more

  • Article: Microsoft Will Spend $500 Million to Improve Affordable Housing in Seattle
    Citizenship

    Microsoft Will Spend $500 Million to Improve Affordable Housing in Seattle

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 17, 2019

    “A healthy business needs to be part of a healthy community.” Read more

  • Article: President Trump Signs Law Protecting Girls' Education in Emergency Settings
    AdvocacyEducation

    President Trump Signs Law Protecting Girls' Education in Emergency Settings

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 15, 2019

    It will allow for "safe, primary, and secondary education for displaced children." Read more

  • Article: UN Reached 9.5 Million Yemenis With Food in December
    Food & Hunger

    UN Reached 9.5 Million Yemenis With Food in December

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 15, 2019

    “For every child killed by bombs and bullets, dozens are starving to death. Read more

  • Article: This Clean Water Solution Actually Produces Trillions of Gallons of Toxic Sludge Worldwide
    Water & Sanitation

    This Clean Water Solution Actually Produces Trillions of Gallons of Toxic Sludge Worldwide

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Jan. 15, 2019

    Billions of people lack access to fresh drinking water. Read more

  • Article: The Toilets of the Future Are Filled With Worms
    Water & Sanitation

    The Toilets of the Future Are Filled With Worms

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Jan. 14, 2019

    Tiger worms are a major sanitation breakthrough. Read more