Marc Silver

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Goats And Sheep (Indirectly) Fight Fires In Heartwarming BBC Video

Friday, October 12, 2018

The animals are part of a collaboration with shepherds and firefighters to stop the spread of wildfires in northern Spain.


She Was Too Poor To Stay In School. Now She's An Inspiration To Rihanna

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Angeline Murimirwa is lauded as one of the world's most influential women for her work with a charity that gives scholarships to poor girls in Africa. She herself was once one of those girls.


Secrets Of Success From A 102-Year-Old Runner

Friday, September 14, 2018

Man Kaur just earned two golds in the World Masters Athletics Championship in Spain. And she didn't even start running until she was 93!


Goat Yoga Is 'Preposterous,' Says Goat Yoga Teacher. It's Also ... Terrific!

Monday, September 03, 2018

I'm not kidding! It is just plain fun to do yoga while curious little goats nibble and nuzzle.


Goats Might Prefer A Smile To A Frown, Study Says

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

The goats in the study gravitated toward a photograph of a happy human face.


Whatever Happened To ... The Street Kid Whose Life Was Saved By Kindness

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Kennedy Odede was a homeless kid in the slum of Kibera in Nairobi, Kenya. Now he's the founder of a successful nonprofit helping his community. How are he and his group faring?


Aretha Franklin: Just Her And A Piano

Monday, August 20, 2018

A small, sterling selection of the best stripped-down performances the Queen of Soul delivered in her later years.


Why The Thai Cave Rescue Drew So Much Attention Compared To Other Crises

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

The world was riveted by the 12 soccer team members trapped in a cave in Thailand. But there are many youngsters who are struggling to survive — and who aren't in the spotlight.


The Secrets And Dreams Of A Leather Craftsman

Saturday, July 07, 2018

When he was 11 years old, Soumana Saley had never been to school — but he knew what he wanted to do with his life.


When Anthony Bourdain Had Breakfast With Ofeibea Quist-Arcton

Friday, June 08, 2018

The chef and television host has died at age 61. NPR's West Africa correspondent Ofeibea Quist-Arcton remembers her meal with him in the open-air market of Senegal, filmed for his TV show.


From The Front Lines Of The Ebola War: Never Stop Going, Take It Slow

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Leah Feldman was on the Doctors Without Borders team in the 2014 outbreak. Now she's helping fight the virus in the Democratic Republic of the Congo — and literally sweating in her boots.


Community Health Worker: 'It Is God Who Gives Me The Strength'

Thursday, April 19, 2018

She goes door-to-door in her village in Kenya. She is paid next to nothing. It's a tough job. And she loves it.


Advice From 5 Women And A Guy Who Won $1.25 Million To Do Good

Friday, April 13, 2018

The winners of the 2018 Skoll Awards for Social Entrepreneurship share surprising lessons on life, leadership and gender in the workplace.


So 2 Goats Were Stuck On A Beam Under A Bridge ...

Friday, April 06, 2018

They were about 100 feet above the ground. They had been there for hours. And they didn't know how to get down. Operation Goat Rescue begins!


Advice To Parachuting Docs: Think Before You Jump Into Poor Countries

Wednesday, April 04, 2018

There can be unintended consequences when doctors and med students volunteer to improve local health care. A new position paper offers up ethical guidance.


Seeing Aretha Franklin Sing For The Last Time

Tuesday, August 01, 2017

"This is my last year in concert," Aretha Franklin said earlier this year. For a fan who has seen her more than a dozen times, this meant one last chance to witness the queen of soul in person.


Tell Us: What's Taboo In Global Health And Development?

Thursday, July 06, 2017

For an upcoming series of stories, we'd like to explore the world of taboos. And we welcome your suggestions.


From Africa To Geneva And Back: Why A New Dad Returned To His Roots

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Carl Manlan and his wife started their family in Switzerland. It's a great place to raise kids, he says. So why did they decide to move back to their native Africa?


About Us: Goats And Soda

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Goats and Soda: What's our mission? And what's behind our name?


Do Tree-Climbing Goats Help Plant New Trees?

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Goats eat a lot of argan tree fruit. But its seeds are big. A study looks at the manner of expulsion: poop or spit. And yes, it does matter when it comes to new tree growth.