In This French Village, People with Alzheimer’s Are Encouraged to Roam
In Village Landais, having dementia doesn’t mean giving up your independence.
The Supermarket Helping Shoppers Get Loans for Groceries
With interest-free loans, a supermarket chain is shifting the anti-hunger paradigm from donated canned goods to fresh produce for all.
Kelp Farming Is Reviving an Ancient Practice — and a Modern Economy
An Indigenous-run business is using regenerative ocean farming to clean up a New York bay and create local jobs.
Wealthy Countries Pledge to Shoulder Costs for Global Climate Damage
At the UN’s annual climate conference, a groundbreaking — if not-yet-binding — promise from the US and EU “offers hope to vulnerable communities.”
An Indigenous Modeling Agency Puts Representation in Focus
“Culture, community and land-based wisdom” form the pillars of a new modeling agency that’s elevating representation above profit.
“Menstruation Vacations” Are Adapting Work for Women’s Health
“I call it a ‘do-what-you-can day’ — stay at home, take it easy, cancel all your appointments, or come in and work as usual.”
‘Tiny Farms’ Bring Agriculture Jobs to the Work-Life Balance Generation
In Germany, a new model of low-cost, very small-scale farming is luring young people who value flextime and vacations.
A Notorious Invasive Plant Shows Promise in Green Construction
Imported from Japan in 1876, kudzu strangles forests and farmland throughout the South. Could it build cities instead?
A Building Material That Consumes CO2 Has Finally Come to the US
A false association with drugs that banned ‘hempcrete’ from the US residential building code has been lifted, paving the way for widespread use.
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