How communities can prevent substance abuse in teens
A community based data-driven prevention system helps kids stay away from drugs and other risky behaviours up to young adulthood.
8 inspiring libraries to see before you die
Libraries aren’t just beautiful places for learning, they’re powerful community spaces, and we discover eight of the world’s most inspiring....
How your outdoor cat can damage your eco-friendly reputation
If you own an outdoor pet cat you’ll be judged to be less concerned about the environment on social media.
Racism causes young adults to smoke
A study finds that adolescents who experienced racism at an early age are more likely to take up smoking.
The magic of growing old together
Three couples, six dear friends, have chosen to share their later years together, and their lives and experiences are immeasurably...
Family and friends prefer to hear about familiar things
Do you think people enjoy hearing about your new experiences? Research shows that's not the case at all.
Would you give your kids a free-range education?
Around the world, schools have been established that give students a greater role in their educational process. We take a...
Cyberactivism and the unifying power of the internet
Now that anyone with a keyboard or a smartphone has access to a global community, the internet may yet live...
It's Global Diaspora Week
The U.S. is home to more than 230 million living outside of their country of birth.
World Humanitarian Day
To mark World Humanitarian Day, celebrate the spirit that inspires all aspects of humanitarian work around the world.
Giving legal aid
Giving free legal aid to people in poverty and to the vulnerable makes a lot of sense.
When it comes to giving globally vs. giving locally, there is no right answer.
Aid is making a difference for children
With distressing news about earthquakes and famine, we often overlook the positive impact aid has made across the world.
What is venture philanthropy and how can families choose the right charity to ‘invest’ in?
Giving with accountability
Managing firms in developing countries often have to pay government bribes just to get the job finished.
Giving blood is a wonderful way to support strangers – and to support someone’s wellbeing.
Supermarkets giving food to charities
Supermarkets are helping eliminate food wastage by giving food to charities.
Giving food to the hungry
Food wastage is an economic problem and a food distribution challenge.
Celebrity giving: good or not?
Research reveals that when celebrities give to good causes, the general public takes notice.