http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/ecosia-marks-100-million-trees-planted/ Now this is good news I'd love to hear in mainstream media news. There are obviously some very amazing companies out there who are doing good things. Check out the list in this article. The imagination of The team that built this app went well beyond advertising, it's goal was to plant trees. Move … Continue reading A little good news — about trees and forests
http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/mussels-filter-feed-out-250000-microplastic-particles-per-hour/ This is really interesting. I do have loads of questions, though!!! How do mussel colonies affect coral reefs? What other wildlife will be impacted by the explosion of mussels? How certain is the science that no toxins are absorbed into the mussels' flesh that might impact the food chain that consumes them! What other … Continue reading A little good news — about Mussels and micro plastics
http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/joss-whedon-quote-about-making-things/ A little boost for your creativity!
http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/11th-grader-invents-automatic-fire-extinguisher-to-protect-homes-and-property/ The real good news here is this clever person's actions. They found a need and filled it. Then they marketed that solution to help even more people in need. Imaging that being the new normal in the world... inventing to benefit all the planet.
http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/ingenuity-helicopters-longest-flight-provided-stunning-photos/ Part of me geeks out on this sort of stuff. I mean, I understand the relevance of finding ancient, and I mean billion year old ancient, lake beds on the surface of Mars. Ok, so there was water there once; now it's gone. So what? now what? Also, the pictures just don't flip my … Continue reading A little good news — for Astro-geologists?
http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/floating-gardens-are-a-way-to-keep-farming-despite-climate-change-ohio/ I think the lesson to learn here is observing what's already available in nature to work with the climate crisis. In Kimmerer's amazing book "Braiding Sweetgrass", I learned a much deeper appreciation for how Mother Nature teaches us. She gives us all we need to make all our food and shelter needs get met. … Continue reading A little good news — from Mother Nature
http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/song-collectors-collective-recording-elder-travelers-singing-old-folk-songs/ This is just a sweet article, but inspires me to want to do something similar with storytelling and recipes. With the ever growing demand for assisted living and elderly homes, we have a ready source to get these stories recorded. I know my parents live having visitors who ask them about their lives and … Continue reading A little good news — saving traditions
http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/smart-technology-is-not-making-us-dumber-after-all-according-to-new-study/ Well, I'd say the jury is still out on this statement, but the logic explained in the article makes sense. Smart devices are taking-on from us all the minutiae we needed to remember and offering us room to contemplate, reason, and think instead. Could this be saying we are now in a better place … Continue reading A little good news — smart tech isn’t making us dumber
http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/chinese-fusion-reactor-breaks-record-for-120-million-celsius-plasma/ It sounds like we really need a Tony Stark about now, but this is no arc reactor. Let's be honest, I have no idea what I'm talking about. All I know is the geek in me gets really excited about these kinds of scientific things!!! I've been hearing about the holy grail of energy … Continue reading A little good news — about energy for all
http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/solar-panel-shade-late-summer-increase-pollinator-numbers-oregon-state-university/ Fascinating!!!! We really do need to spend a little more time observing Mother Nature. I have often wondered why flowers grow so strong on the sides of forest paths. They some sun, obviously, but live in a great deal of shade from the trees. And we don't see the same cluster of flowers growing … Continue reading A little good news — for solar energy and pollinators