Volunteers rally around the planet for Clean Up the World Weekend
September 14, 2018, 3:18 p.m. by Russell McLendon
This weekend will feature several overlapping events meant to combat a growing plague of garbage around the world.
Drone photographer sheds light on wealth inequality from above
September 7, 2018, 9:07 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
Johnny Miller's photo project, 'Unequal Scenes,' details stark contrasts between rich and poor neighborhoods around the world.
Paramedics make a pit stop to honor a dying man's request for a caramel sundae
September 6, 2018, 4:47 p.m. by Christian Cotroneo
Sometimes, compassion is the best medicine.
Looking for a life-affirming new career? Become a 'death doula'
July 21, 2018, 10:12 a.m. by Sidney Stevens
A growing movement of trained practitioners brings comfort and meaning at the end of life.
How to break your paper towel and plastic bag habits
July 19, 2018, 8:37 a.m. by Robin Shreeves
These steps will get you on your way to a more sustainable life.
If you really want to reduce your carbon footprint, have fewer kids and ditch your car
July 18, 2018, 8:21 a.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
You could also just get rid of your car.
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Woody Guthrie's wonderful list of New Year's resolutions for 1942
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