Author: Linda Hernandez


Edible Gardens Are “Growing” Trend in U.S. City Schools

October 25, 2016Posted by Linda Hernandez

Many city schools across America are cultivating a curriculum of…

Laotian Artisans Turn Bomb Casings Into Jewelry, Clear Land of Mines

October 17, 2016Posted by Linda Hernandez

Decades after the Vietnam War, 80 million active bombs are…

It’s A Farm In A Box: What’s Growing in These Shipping Containers

October 3, 2016Posted by Linda Hernandez

Demand is growing for locally grown food, but that can…

“Green” Period Panties Are Vital In Helping Shake ‘Shame’

September 26, 2016Posted by Linda Hernandez

Women are brought up not to talk about menstruation. Period….

Help Rescue Students in Philippines From Broken Plastic Bags

September 19, 2016Posted by Linda Hernandez

Growing up in poverty in Mindanao, a remote, mountainous region…

Childhood Vision Becomes Reality in Reducing Food Waste

September 13, 2016Posted by Linda Hernandez

  What started as a simple science experiment in middle…

Poetry Helps Alzheimer’s & Dementia Patients Unlock “Mind’s Eye”

August 31, 2016Posted by Linda Hernandez

Anyone who’s ever had a loved one suffer from Alzheimer’s…

Beach Patrol: Rescue Org Saves Over 1,000 Abandoned Dogs in Puerto Rico

August 24, 2016Posted by Linda Hernandez

Sato is a Puerto Rican slang term for a mixed…

No More Re-Using Surgical Gloves: Medical Supplies Travel Overseas

August 17, 2016Posted by Linda Hernandez

In the U.S., we take it for granted that our…

Food-Based Textiles “A-Peel” as Alternative to Leather

August 8, 2016Posted by Linda Hernandez

Pineapple purses, funghi footwear, and other real, food-based products are…

Yellow School Boats Help Kids in Philippines Cross Barrier to Education

August 2, 2016Posted by Linda Hernandez

For many kids, the “struggles” of getting to school include…

Misfit Foods Find Their Place in Fight Against Food Waste

July 19, 2016Posted by Linda Hernandez

We live in a society with unattainable beauty standards. Fashion…

High-Tech “Smart Glove” Translates Sign Language to Spoken Word

July 12, 2016Posted by Linda Hernandez

You may have heard of smart cars, smart cleaning robots,…

Who Rescued Who? Meet The Shelter Dogs Saving Veterans’ Lives

July 5, 2016Posted by Linda Hernandez

Randy can trace the moment when everything snapped: he was…

School’s Out For Summer: Where Will 22 Million Kids Get Their Meals?

June 29, 2016Posted by Linda Hernandez

Across the U.S., one in five children face hunger, which adds…