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IKEA Tackling Refugee Crisis

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 10.24.2013 | Impact

IKEA is popping up in an unlikely location: a refugee camp on the savanna of Ethiopia. As part of an initiative to house Somali refugees, IKEA is ...

Why Take a Walking Tour

Sophia Dembling | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Sophia Dembling

I always learn something unexpected when I take a walking tour -- not just from the official tour, but often from the unscripted moments of chitchat with my tour guide.

The Importance of Being Cerrado: Brazil's Other Huge, Endangered Ecosystem

Chris McGowan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Chris McGowan

The Cerrado savanna has already lost 48% of its original vegetation and is shrinking faster than the Amazon rain forest. It could disappear almost entirely within a few decades.

One Way To Preserve The Last Great Places? Endow Research Stations

Todd Palmer and Rob Pringle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Todd Palmer and Rob Pringle

$3 million to endow a research station in perpetuity, to secure the continued flow of knowledge and to rest easy that passionate people will be around to advocate for many voiceless species? That's the bargain of the century.