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!
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
http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/recycled-face-masks-added-to-road-building-material-to-reduce-waste/ In my view, this is a lot of good news!!! The statistic that grabbed me was that on average we are consuming 6 billion face masks a day during this pandemic!!!! And they are all easily recycled into other practical materials... in this case: roads!
http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/sheep-vs-lawnmowers-on-uc-davis-campus/ If you've watched documentaries like "The biggest little farm" or "Kiss the Ground", you'd already know the answer to the questions these students are researching at U. C. Davis. Animals grazing in controlled areas do a lot more for the health of the grounds than any machine can! Most traditional farmers already know this … Continue reading A little good news — some academics are finally getting out into the field
http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/englands-duke-of-burgundy-butterfly-numbers-grow-25-percent/ I'll be posting the progress on my first butterfly garden soon. It's remarkable easy... plant some beautiful indigenous plants and flowers.
http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/city-gets-turtle-crossing-signs-after-boy-writes-letter-to-mayor/ Here's a spark of an idea for us to inspire change and show our students how they can contribute to their world. So, let's get them writing!
http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/unilever-launches-laundry-soap-made-of-industrial-carbon-emissions/ I had no idea this was possible. I've been hearing about carbon capture systems (air scrapers) and how they aim to push the captured carbon (CO2, CO) back underground or into the sea. I never fully understood how that was a good thing or a good place to put what I was always told … Continue reading A little good news — this is really putting the clean in green ideas!
http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/adopt-notre-dame-gargoyle/ In the Many parts of North America, the public can adopt a piece of the highways to contribute to public funds (and get tax breaks). For years now, my family has been adopting (fostering by donation) animals as gifts to our children. My wife now does this for an elephant and two chimpanzees. I'm … Continue reading A little good news — this one’s for all us art nerds
http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/maya-forest-belize-protected-236k-acres/ I'll let this one speak for itself... just look at what is being saved, it's breathtakingly beautiful!!!