#environment

  • Article: Solar Power Brings Water to South Sudan Neighborhood
    Water & Sanitation

    Solar Power Brings Water to South Sudan Neighborhood

    Dec. 20, 2018|Voice of America

    The $70,000 project will also lessen sexual attacks on women who often walk for hours to find water. Read more

  • Article: Hunger and Conflict Have Turned Mogadishu Into Africa's Most Crowded City
    Food & Hunger

    Hunger and Conflict Have Turned Mogadishu Into Africa's Most Crowded City

    By Jerica Deck|Dec. 13, 2018

    Over 2 million people live in Mogadishu, making it the world’s second most densely populated city. Read more

  • Article: Deadly Air Pollution Shortens Lives by Nearly 2 Years: Report
    Health

    Deadly Air Pollution Shortens Lives by Nearly 2 Years: Report

    Nov. 20, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Air pollution is cutting global life expectancy by an average of 1.8 years per person Read more

  • Article: How 'Settlers of Catan' Aims to Save the World
    Food & Hunger

    How 'Settlers of Catan' Aims to Save the World

    Nov. 8, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Players build settlements, harvest crops, trade resources — and now spread awareness. Read more

  • Article: This Electric Airplane Could Revolutionize How We Fly
    Environment

    This Electric Airplane Could Revolutionize How We Fly

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Jerica Deck|Oct. 31, 2018

    Electric planes could make the airline industry eco-friendly. Read more

  • Article: These Inventors Won $1.5 Million for Pulling Clean Water Out of Thin Air
    Water & Sanitation

    These Inventors Won $1.5 Million for Pulling Clean Water Out of Thin Air

    By Jerica Deck|Oct. 23, 2018

    The amazing machine runs on clean energy and is designed to help solve the water crisis. Read more

  • Article: Pakistan Suspends Brick Kilns to Curb Pollution Ahead of Smog Season
    Environment

    Pakistan Suspends Brick Kilns to Curb Pollution Ahead of Smog Season

    Oct. 19, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "Closure will have an economic impact — but the continued operation has an environmental impact." Read more

  • Article: Confused by Climate Change, Japan's Famous Cherry Blossoms Bloom Six Months Early
    Environment

    Confused by Climate Change, Japan's Famous Cherry Blossoms Bloom Six Months Early

    By Jerica Deck|Oct. 19, 2018

    The pink flowers usually bloom in March or April. Read more