About 1.5 million refugees are still there, with some putting down roots.
With the help of thousands of citizen scientists, a new study measured exactly how much brighter night skies are getting every year.
Volunteering can help people gain soft skills, improving their labour market prospects.
Volunteer tourism, or ‘voluntourism’, is on the way back as borders open. But critics say the largely unregulated industry is overdue for change.
Collaboration and good working relationships are crucial for community-based ambulance services to work.
Over the coming weeks, IPPO will publish a series of evidence reviews commissioned to get to the heart of the major social questions facing policymakers in the wake of the pandemic.
During times of stress and change, people are often advised to practice self-care by looking after themselves, yet what about the benefits of showing kindness to others?
Being a Games Maker at the London Olympics meant a free ticket, good memories and a great line on your CV. But capitalising on all that good will for the community takes government investment.
The homogeneity of citizen science volunteers undercuts the ability of these projects to bring science to underserved communities.
Amid the war in Ukraine, there are concrete steps organisations can take to prevent emotional exhaustion within volunteers supporting refugees.
According to some reports, thousands of people from around the world are signing up to fight on behalf of Ukraine. But comparisons to the Spanish Civil War’s International Brigades are misguided.
The Ukrainian crisis is probably the biggest crowdsourced humanitarian aid operation ever undertaken.
Zelensky’s call for foreign volunteers to help Ukraine is the latest chapter in a long history of volunteer forces.
How well people exercise their agency will determine the severity of global warming – and its consequences.
Without these older Australians, my research wouldn’t be where it is today. So let’s meet a few of them.
It’s hard to get accurate measurements, but a nationwide network of more than 8,000 volunteers with rulers and specific standards reports after every storm.
Fans of the late actress are calling on Americans to donate $5 or more to animal charities on Jan. 17, 2022, which would have been Betty White’s 100th birthday.
An archaeological dig is the holiday experience of a lifetime. And as you learn more skills, the rewards grow.
Stanford researcher Lucy Bernholz is re-imagining what philanthropy looks like and is trying to understand how average people create, fund and distribute shared social goods in the digital age.
The producers are recasting the show as a documentary. The original version would have done more harm than good for the causes being showcased, two scholars argue.