Though completely admirable that many food entrepreneurs are driven to "do good" by "doing well" -- the product still needs to be delicious to sell. It's extremely challenging to achieve the balance between scrumptiousness and positive social impact (organic, fair trade, etc).
I love Elephants! and so do you. They captivate us because they're in many ways so much like us. African elephants have lifespans similar to ours, they have unbreakable family bonds which we also treasure, and they raise their children to be survivors, a quality we admire.
At the offices of the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy in Northern Kenya, a terrible hush descends when news filters through that poachers have slaughtered yet another rhino.
By Kristrún Gunnarsdóttir, Kiva Zip Fellow Earlier this month Kiva Zip celebrated a milestone of having disbursed its 1,000th loan to entrepreneurs...
The founder of the school, Kakenya Ntaiya, grew up in a hut made of straw, mud, and dung with no running water or electricity. She was born in 1978, but does not know the exact day -- her mother cannot remember. She was engaged at age five to the six-year-old boy next door.
A Snip in Time Saves Nine... Billion humans from occupying Earth simultaneously, is the point behind World Vasectomy Day, reports Caroline Winter et a...
From business, networking, utilising innovation, creativity, to the ability to understand and pass on information quicker than it can be controlled or obscured by who governs us, technology is merging with our continent's demographic dividend, and the prospects for a brighter future are unprecedented.
These wells -- targeting 700 million barrels between just the two of them -- are in eastern Kenya, and this is where Taipan is. The catalysts here for Taipan are increasing by the day.
I'm drawn to wildlife conservation efforts like a moth to a flame. More than ever, the animals and plants we share this magnificent planet with need o...
Budgor missed an opportunity to write a thoughtful, useful memoir. Kenyan Maasailand is a place with which one can easily "fall in love." But real love is not about objectification.
Our rulers who run the Global War on Terror can be counted on to observe one imperative: never miss an opportunity to exaggerate the threat and to sow anxiety
Whether with the help of a superhero, a photo festival, better urban planning and communication, or through a basketball tournament, these initiatives show how the urban poor in the Global South can reclaim the public space that belongs to them.
Last weekend, in the midst of all the tumult over the debacle that is the federal government shutdown, came word of these two dramatic US special operations forces raids against jihadist leaders in Libya and Somalia.
Every day of the week, The Pollination Project provides $1000 in seed funding to an individual who is working to make the world -- or just their own community -- a better, more peaceful and more sustainable place.
This week at a book signing in Santa Monica, I spoke about how my heart was broken when a Somali mob murdered my son, Dan Eldon, a 22-year-old Reuters photojournalist, together with three of his young colleagues in Mogadishu in 1993.