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Drones to Save the Climate

Companies are using drones to fight deforestation. One of them, BioCarbon Engineering, based in Oxford, England, aims to plant as many as 1 billion trees per year. It uses drones flying 300 feet over land to map an area’s level of deforestation, topography and … Continue reading

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Is the Front Line of Education the Lunch Line?

“Yes,” Revolution Foods’s founders answer: the front line of education is the lunch line. The company says good nutrition makes “more productive, more attentive, better motivated and better performing students.” The Revolution Foods company is dramatically transforming the school lunch by providing healthy food for millions … Continue reading

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Literacy First with First Book

What’s the best way to improve literacy? Access to books! And that is what First Book does. First Book is a social enterprise that provides books to low-income school systems. Since it was founded in 1992, the non-profit organization has distributed more than … Continue reading

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A Second Chance

2nd Chance does reconstructive surgery in emerging countries. Their catchy motto is: “Reconstruction Surgery for Life Reconstruction”. It’s a non-profit organization based in Switzerland. Meanwhile, over in the USA, a guy named Gregory Grobon is biking across the country. He is doing … Continue reading