Dedicated entrepreneurs are pushing solar power as a cheap, clean and safe alternative to the dangerous and dirty kerosene that powers much of the country.
Lebanon's iconic cedar trees are in danger after years of logging and emerging climate change. NGOs and the Shouf Cedar Reserve are trying to save them.
The Iranian president raised eyebrows when he used a crude expression, but the Iranian leader has been known to use colorful language.
A Moroccan boarding school is giving young girls an education for free.
A bike shop in Brooklyn is pioneering ways to create bikes from bamboo in ways that benefit both Ghana and the environment.
Aid groups are struggling for funds to help victims of Pakistan's floods, and experts warn of dire consequences for inaction.
Staten Island has long been home to newly-arrived immigrants – now a wave of attacks against Latinos has both officials and residents worried, as PRI's The World reporter Alex Gallafent reports from the New York City borough.
A company in Finland aims to make the internet a bit greener by reusing excess energy to heat water for people's homes.
The cooking stoves used throughout Asia, Africa and South America are significant contributors to climate change, but improving them is difficult.
Advocates are pushing for major Muslim holidays to be recognized in New York City public schools. Mayor Bloomberg and others say no.