The number of urban gardens in Detroit has been increasing as people seek to put abandoned land to better use.
Many of the more than 355,000 smallholder coffee farmers in Rwanda are members of producer co-ops.
Marine reserves that cut across national borders in Africa are protecting underwater life.
One of the cities hit hardest by the wave of home foreclosures was Stockton, Calif., a city that later declared bankruptcy.
One of India’s biggest challenges is providing clean water to all of its 1.3 billion citizens.
Thousands of Africans attempt to reach European soil by scaling fences surrounding Spanish cities.
A Brazilian organization uses ballet to help disadvantaged youth improve their lives.
A growing number of Maasai in Kenya are ending female circumcision and replacing it with other coming-of-age rituals.
The City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program has produced more than 3,600 murals throughout the city.
Papua province is the epicenter for HIV/AIDS in Indonesia, the world's fourth largest country.