A little good news — about good corporate responsibility

http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/ralph-lauren-shares-sustainable-new-way-to-dye-cotton/

A little good news — about recycling carbon?

http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/iceland-builds-a-factory-to-bury-co2-in-rock/ This is really cool!

A little good news — about the 4Ocean guys!!!

http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/beach-cleaning-robot-helps-4ocean-clean-plastic-from-beaches/ At the time of this article they exceeded their 16 million pounds of plastic picked up! This new tool added to their team increases their ability to pick up 16x. I'm just wondering how it remains safe for the wildlife living in the sand and what it does with all the seashells it grabs! … Continue reading A little good news — about the 4Ocean guys!!!

A little good news — about Scienc-y ideas on micro plastics

http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/fionn-ferreira-won-google-science-fair-2019-with-microplastic-cleaning-fluid/ Please read the article.. it's quick and really inspiring. It makes me wonder if I could challenge my high school students to come up with similar ideas about cleaning the environment...

A little good news — about our food supply

http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/epa-bans-toxic-pesticide-chlorpyrifos/ It's the right direction for sure! All these pesticides have been killing our gut biology for decades and the result is far more allergies, cancers, and a slew of leaky guts. Furthermore, we are now realizing that bad guts causes a bunch of other mental issues: sleeplessness , depression, stress, low focus, anxiety. That's … Continue reading A little good news — about our food supply

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 — about Mussels and micro plastics

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

A little good news — for Astro-geologists?

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?

A little good news — this takes recycling to a whole new level

http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/architect-turning-carbon-emissions-into-tiles/ The possibilities are endless... combining the captured carbon from the CO2 in the air with other compressible & recycled materials to build funky and fun decorative tiles! Wow! Imagine if it could also be used to make bricks? I'm excited to see how this develops and to learn how it holds the carbon or … Continue reading A little good news — this takes recycling to a whole new level

A little good news — A Rôle model we can all follow every day

http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/she-spent-her-vacation-picking-up-trash-across-the-u-s-and-strangers-chipped-in-with-help-and-gas/ If you're a little like me, you've been marvelling at all the face masks on the ground this past year. I work at an elementary school and I have come to realize they aren't always purposely tossed on the ground; some are accidentally dropped, fall out of pockets, are picked out of garbages bins … Continue reading A little good news — A Rôle model we can all follow every day