Operation Purple uses archery, horseback riding and other camp activities to help children deal with the stresses of having a parent at war.
Millions of birds are migrating south over the next few months. Nonprofits and an obscure government agency are trying to save them from dying in the Gulf Coast oil spill.
A car designed for people without sight will race around the Daytona International Speedway track next year.
Children of multi-racial marriages can have a difficult time finding bone marrow for cancer treatment. One group is trying to make it easier.
Human Rights Watch is on the offensive, trying to combat female genital mutilation in the Kurdish region of Northern Iraq.
International soccer stars are being forced to share the World Cup stage with South Africa's baboons. One woman hopes it gains the baboons some sympathy, too.
Cattle are often blamed for desertification and destruction of African land. In Zimbabwe, livestock are helping bring land back to life.
When researchers can't knock on people's doors, cell phones are providing valuable information on where to send help.
Farmers in Mexico have been clearing their ecologically important cacao farms. Chocolate lovers are trying to help them bring the cacao back.
The real environmental disaster isn't in the Gulf Coast, according to environmentalist Bill McKibben. It's happening all around us.