A little good news — about trees and forests

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

A little good news — we’re catching on to our privilege

http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/denmark-buys-countrys-last-circus-elephants/ I grew up in an era where seeing animals in the circus (no matter the size of the travelling show) was expected. I never noticed or perhaps understood what was wrong with animals performing all the time. I saw them for a few minutes and that was the only thing I saw. I started … Continue reading A little good news — we’re catching on to our privilege

A little good news — about an inspired and inspiring recycler

http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/eco-warrior-makes-toys-mosquito-repellents-naman-gupta/ Bravo!!!! Kudos! Way to go! You are inspiring! This guy saw a problem and it's accompanying need, them imagined a whole series of solution. He built an industry around it! All from what he discovered is one of the most discarded and I non-recycled items in the world: cigarette butts.

A little good news — Mother Nature comes to the rescue again

http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/indonesia-pongamia-tree-might-restore-degraded-land/ More and more we find that Mother Nature has the solution to all our mistakes and environmental abuses. What amazes me is that we somehow still look for the magic pill solutions. In this case, as this tone of the article suggests, this valuable tree will be farmed as an attempt to recover what … Continue reading A little good news — Mother Nature comes to the rescue again

A little good news — about Beemunity?

http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/bee-vaccine-to-prevent-death-from-pesticides/ It never occurred to me that we might try to vaccinate the by-kill from the pesticides we use to eliminate pests. To be honest, I have to believe there are natural ways to protect crops that Mother Nature has already in place, and that the practice of monoculture doesn't use. I get this from … Continue reading A little good news — about Beemunity?

A little good news — Now this is cool!

http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/cooling-paper-reflects-sun-and-sucks-heat-from-inside/ Image a roofing (& presumably siding too) material that could replace air conditioning? Well, if it would help keep loving areas cool without the usual entry-shock of extreme A/C, I'm all for it! Cutting down ever-increasing electricity bills sounds great too!

A little good news — putting their money where their mouth is

http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/bank-lets-customers-finance-tree-planting-by-rounding-up/ Imagine is all banks did something like this???

A little good news — caring for amazing beings

http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/circus-elephants-forever-home-florida-white-oak-conservation/ I'll let the article speak for itself... I'll only say it's a heartwarming story that will make you smile.

A little good news — Forest conservation is a breath of fresh air

http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/map-shows-forest-regrowth-equals-size-of-france/ Now this is good news! Proof that we need to protect all the green spaces possible and let them grow!

A little good news — now that’s a win-win situation we can all sink our teeth into

http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/too-good-to-go-food-waste-app-lets-you-save-restaurant-food/ One of my first jobs while I was in college was working in the kitchen at a posh restaurant as a dishwasher. Aside from the mountain of food not eaten by the patrons and the waste produced during preparation (eg: not-so-perfect lettuce leaves), there was the end of shift purge of now-day-old-foods: breads, fruits, … Continue reading A little good news — now that’s a win-win situation we can all sink our teeth into