The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species cites Madagascar's lemurs as the most endangered mammal in the world; maternity harassment in Japan; challenging India's Dalit caste system; etiquette for immigrants.
Street artists inspire hope in Afghanistan; a traveling theater group in Ghana warns would-be refugees about the dangers of the journey to Europe; a small Swiss village welcomes refugees; microloans help farmers in Colombia.
World Humanity Summit; Islamic State terrorist militias firing rockets on Turkey from Syria; smartphone app Share the Meal; a virtual tour of areas humanitarian aid is needed; a 12-year-old who lives in a Nepalese refugee camp; Barbary macaques.
Researching a mass die-off of saiga antelope; the poaching of rhinoceros; farmers in Kenya use bee hives to protect their fields from raiding elephants; an Indonesian man devotes his time to providing micro-financing for women in rural regions.
Young Syrian filmmakers work to strengthen civil society in their country; violence among radical Islamists in Bangladesh; malnutrition in Laotian children; the effect of Conservation International's environmental work in Bogota, Colombia.
Underground playgrounds for children in Aleppo, Syria; Woodwalkers outdoor preschool in Germany; child jockeys on the Indonesian island of Sumba; animal welfare activists try to prevent farms from illegally raising Asian black bears.
Tax revenue from cannabis in Colorado; countries with high penalties for the possession, sale and consumption of cannabis; a Vietnamese bamboo weaver; a United Nations project to teach people alternative methods of farming.
The UN Millennium Villages project; teens born in 2000 discuss their hopes and fears; organic farming in Moldova; activists protest the clearing of centuries-old trees in Hambach Forest in western Germany.
A medication-resistant tuberculosis bacteria spreads in India; mobile-health clinics offer care to the poor; photographer Nick Danziger; protecting Chiribiquete National Park, Colombia's largest national park, from deforestation.
The Nature Conservancy seeks to protect the Narrows in the Caribbean; religious extremists target bloggers in Bangladesh; Enova offers educational opportunities for all -- regardless of ability to pay.
Protecting Mongolia's flora and fauna; dolphin hunting in Japan; the Association of Southeast Asian Nations endeavors to create a free-trade economic community; the Mandela School of Science & Technology.
An eco-friendly way to produce orange juice; the Chinese manage farms in Tajikistan; Germany helps Montenegro modernize hydropower plants; young people from Myanmar dedicate their lives to helping others.