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Pollinate
Class: environment-style
Australian solar company lighting up India’s slums
Pollinate Energy CEO Alexie Sellers is helping change the lives of poor families living in India’s urban slums by providing solar-powered lights as an alternative to kerosene lamps, which emit deadly ...
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Class: society-style
Ironing out Iodine Deficiency
Professor Creswell Eastman has been dubbed ‘the man who saved a million brains’ for his work ensuring pregnant women in the developing world get enough iodine to prevent them suffering miscarriages or ...
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Associate Professor Robyn Alders. Credit: University of Sydney
Class: society-style
Empowering women by vaccinating chickens
Tags: Inspiring Australian Women
Australian veterinarian Robyn Alders developed a sustainable vaccination program immunising chickens against a deadly disease, ensuring millions of women in Asia and Africa have a reliable source of i ...
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Nev Hyman with village elder in Vanuatu credit Ted Grambeau Photography/Nev House
Class: society-style
Australian surfing icon delivers sustainable houses for communities in need
From surfboards to sustainable shelters, Nev Hyman’s latest startup is providing safe, affordable housing to some of the world’s most vulnerable people. His low-cost houses are cyclone-proof, built al ...
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Local people from the Arabian Desert in Jordan helping Mina draw water from a well
Class: society-style
Mina Guli: Athlete, educator, water-saving wonder woman
Tags: Inspiring Australian Women
Beijing-based Australian Mina Guli is educating students around China about the severity of the global water crisis and raising awareness by completing superhuman challenges.
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Image provided by CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), credit James Gathany
Class: science-style | science-style | society-style
Australia's mosquito men
An international team of scientists led by Professor Scott O’Neill of Monash University has developed a natural method to reduce the spread of dengue fever across the tropics. He and fellow Australian ...
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Class: society-style
A drop in the bucket
Tags: Water
Twenty years ago, Rhett Butler saw many children in developing regions drinking polluted water. As a result, he developed a unique solution that led to the formation of Skyjuice, an organisation that ...
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Foundation of Young Australians CEO, Jan Owen
Class: society-style
Advocating for Australia's youth
Tags: Inspiring Australian Women
Meet Jan Owen, chief executive of the Foundation for Young Australians (FYA) and tireless campaigner for Australia's young people. Jan's work with FYA is gaining international interest because of her ...
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Yanti Turang
Class: society-style
Yanti Turang
Yanti Turang is the eternal optimist but only after surviving Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans did she decide to help others help themselves. Founding LearnToLive, a New Orleans-based humanitarian org ...
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