This 11-year-old girl is sewing handbags to raise money for hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico

Her funds will help put water filters in people's homes so they have clean water to drink.

Episode 15: Niv Rabino, humanitarian relief worker

IsraAid travels the world responding to natural disasters. We check in with them on the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Harvey.

As floods devastate southern India, IsraAid throws a lifeline

The international emergency response group is on the ground distributing urgent relief items and assessing the long-term needs of the affected communities.

Natalie Portman burns her mouth for the planet

She made a documentary about factory farms and told us about it while eating painfully spicy wings.

In this country, charging a small fee for plastic grocery bags is working

Plastic bag use has dropped 80 percent as a result. Is this the model for the rest of the world?

Some people can actually hear shooting stars

Scientists may have cracked a puzzle that's been confusing people for centuries.

Dogs have been wandering America longer than we knew

Ancient skeletons found in Illinois are more than 10,000 years old.

Snaps for your soul: The Nature Conservancy's photos of the year

Contest winners feature stallions playing, erupting volcanoes and a moment of pure serenity.

Humans are just a tiny fraction of all life on Earth

That’s one of the many findings from the most comprehensive global census of living organisms ever done.

Hawaii bans some sunscreen to protect coral reefs

The ban is the first in the U.S. and comes after extensive research on the effect of oxybenzone on the fragile reef ecosystem.

Wisconsin teams up with Israel to tackle water issues

State is following in the footsteps of California and Nevada, which are already working with the Mediterranean country.

Spiders prefer mating with older women – and they don't mind getting eaten afterward

So maybe their decision-making skills are questionable. But at least they died happy.

Fruit flies have orgasms – and, apparently, they’re amazing

In bizarre research project, scientists also discover why some fruit flies avoid getting drunk.

Tel Aviv ranked among world's greenest cities

The Israeli city by the Mediterranean features a stunning array of tree species from around the world.

Amazing photos of male ibexes fighting over ladies

Like other (ahem) animals, ibexes will do just about anything to get some.