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Ensia

Mary Hoff

29 October 2015

Denmark

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Most people are unaware of how much food they waste. Food waste campaigns across the world are using creative marketing to raise awareness and encourage behavior change.

Public Radio International (PRI)

David Leveille

29 October 2015

Fort Smith, Northwest Territories, Canada

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Rates of teen pregnancy, sexually transmitted disease, and domestic violence are disproportionately higher among indigenous women, and girls in rural villages in the Canadian north are at particular risk. FOXY, a trav...

Christian Science Monitor

Stephanie Hanes

26 October 2015

Syracuse, New York, United States

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Part 1 of a series on solutions to freeing victims of labor trafficking around the globe. Labor trafficking is a deeply entrenched problem, woven into global economies where the victims are often hidden in plain sight...

Cleveland.com (The Plain Dealer)

Rachel Dissell

23 October 2015

Cleveland, Ohio, United States

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Cleveland has a list of lead-safe homes, a result of decades of cleaning up hazards with tens of millions of dollars in HUD grant money.

The Guardian

Alison Moodie

1 October 2015

Chatsworth, California, United States

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The term circular economy refers to the cycle or reusability, and is an ambitious but realistic goal for many companies to take part in. However, until recently, many lacked the education and technology to implement t...

Scicasts

Kristina Popova

24 September 2015

London, United Kingdom

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massive increase in the power of digital technology over the past decade allows us today to publish any article, blog post or tweet in a matter of seconds - but science publishing is still lagging behind. A range of ...

NPR

Sidsel Overgaard

1 September 2015

Tommerup, Denmark

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To decrease the nation's food waste, activists in Denmark showed the people that it was safe to buy and consume items that were very recently expired. From live demonstrations where celebrity chef features expired ite...

Ensia

Rachel Cernansky

1 September 2015

Seattle, Washington, United States

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The U.S. federal government rarely requires manufacturers to list the chemicals in consumer goods outside of food. Various states are starting to enact legislation requiring greater transparency.

Public Radio International (PRI)

Joyce Hackel

26 August 2015

Aleppo, Aleppo Governorate, Syria

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In war zones, people have a difficult time finding clean water and safe areas to inhabit. Social media, smart phones, and technology applications are aiding in people’s survival. In Aleppo, Syria, the International C...

Kaiser Health News

Jenny Gold

13 August 2015

Oakland, California, United States

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California has taken perhaps the most proactive stance in the nation in enforcing laws to ensure people with mental illnesses have fair and timely access to care. But even in this state, it’s proving difficult to ensu...

Ensia

Elizabeth Grossman

11 August 2015

Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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Prescription drugs are greatly polluting the national water supply, causing researchers to begin looking for a method to better filter water and dispose of unused medicine.

Al Jazeera

Molly McCluskey

6 August 2015

Belfast, Northern Ireland

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Every so often tensions between the Catholic "nationalists" and the Protestant "loyalists" increase and the police try to diffuse the situations. Social media is affecting these flare ups by providing police with info...

KQED

April Dembosky

4 August 2015

San Francisco, California, United States

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The UCSF medical curriculum now uses a new unconscious bias approach after realizing the traditional diversity training from the ’80s and ’90s didn’t work.

Scientific American

Larry Greenemeier

22 July 2015

Charlotte, North Carolina, United States

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Several high-profile cases of law enforcement officers using deadly force against civilians within the past year have politicians, police and researchers looking for ways to prevent such incidents. As part of Obama's ...

The Huffington Post

Michael Hobbes

17 July 2015

Bangladesh

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Eliminating sweatshops and child labor depends on regulation, not consumers' preferences, as supply chains have become so complex and obscure as to prevent simple labels from being valuable.

Reveal

Bernice Yeung

30 June 2015

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

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The night shift janitor is an easy target. Working in isolation, cleaners across the country say they have been harassed, assaulted and raped by supervisors and co-workers while tidying office buildings, shopping mall...

The Globe and Mail

Erin Anderssen

10 June 2015

Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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In the debate over how to reduce sexual assault on university campuses, proposing self-defense classes for women is controversial. But, according to new landmark Canadian research, it works.

The Guardian

Sally Weale

5 June 2015

Gnesta, Sweden

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The United Kingdom’s teen birthrate is as high as 19.7 births per 1,000 women; one contributing factor is that sex education is not a requirement and can span only a day. Gnesta in Sweden offers a four to five week co...

Sustainability Pioneers

Kirsi Jansa

12 May 2015

Saerbeck, Germany

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Saerbeck, Germany is setting the standard for sustainable energy use and the reduction of their carbon footprint through a series of projects. Through these projects, private and public buildings as well as farms have...

The New Yorker

Atul Gawande

11 May 2015

McAllen, Texas, United States

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An investigation reveals a startling percentage of medical procedures provided in the United States are unnecessary or inappropriate - harming patients physically as well as financially. This "profit-maximizing medica...

KQED

Anna Gorman

10 May 2015

Newport Beach, California, United States

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Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian, under pressure from the insurance network to lower maternity costs, used a number of tools to lower the rate of cesarean sections done. The changes not only helped drastically redu...

Public Radio International (PRI)

Sonia Narang

8 May 2015

San Diego, California, United States

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Diabetes hits US immigrant communities especially hard, with genetics and higher-calorie diets explaining just part of it. Support groups help immigrants with diabetes to find a way to eat healthy in the American high...

Bright Magazine

Jessica Sutherland

5 May 2015

Los Angeles, California, United States

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Homeless and impoverished kids still have the chance to receive a college education, they just need to have the confidence that they can do so and a little pushing from outside forces. The author shares her own story...

Yale Daily News

Vivan Wang

13 April 2015

New Haven, Connecticut, United States

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As campuses across the country race to address a burgeoning nationwide conversation about sexual assault, policymakers, politicians, university counselors and students alike are faced with a lack of quantitative infor...

PBS NewsHour

Hari Sreenivasan

Judy Woodruff

10 April 2015

Lagos, Nigeria

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With human injustices affecting people on the streets around the world, camera phones have become important tools to document crimes. However, the video may not adequately capture the crime to be persuasive in court. ...

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