Small mobile kiosks in Rwanda that produce solar power are helping to create jobs and protect the environment. 600 of these kiosks are expected to be in operation by the end of 2017. People use them to charge their cellphones and more.
Paper cups are killing India's honeybees, two studies show. The important pollinators are attracted to the sugary residue left behind by beverages. Small changes could make a big difference in saving India's bees.
The coal industry is the biggest employer in some regions of Germany. In the east German city of Zeitz, people fear for their jobs and demand concrete plans for their future once the climate-killing fuel is phased out.
Sometimes help comes from unexpected places. In Colombia, a boarding school is providing a local community with drinking water by using equipment designed for ocean desalination.
An indigenous community is trying to improve Vietnam's coffee reputation by growing better-quality, organic beans. There's more to the world's second-biggest producer than just instant coffee, they say.
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