Good News Headlines 1/19/16



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From left to right, the Delta 5 are Patrick Mazza, Mike LaPoint, Abby Brockway, Liz Spoerri and Jackie Minchew.

Photo: Rising Tide Seattle

 

No Jail Time For Delta 5 In Historic Case That ‘Welcomes Jurors To Climate Movement’

by Nadia Prupis, Common Dreams

Activists who blockaded an oil train in September 2014 will not face financial restitution claims or jail time… Read more

 


 

Activists Are Celebrating As The World’s Biggest Ivory Market Officially Closes Its Doors

by Jon Comulada, Upworthy

Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying announced plans to "phase out" ivory sales in the city… Read more

 


 

The People Win Over Shell In Fracking Water Withdrawal Case

by Sandra Steingraber, EcoWatch

A small band of citizens from the Village of Painted Post (pop. 1,842) defeated the plans of fossil fuel behemoth Shell Oil… Read more

 


 

Giant Calving Icebergs May Slow The Pace Of Climate Change

by Tim Radford, Climate News Network/Truthdig

Giant icebergs drifting northwards could be responsible for storing up to a fifth of all the carbon that sinks into the south polar waters… Read more

 


 

Leo DiCaprio Shares Award For ‘Best Actor’ With Indigenous People

from EWAO

In his acceptance speech, Leonardo diCaprio paid tribute to indigenous people as well as their lands around the world… Read more

 


 

Nestle, Pepsi Fined For Concealing GMOs As Campbell Soup Announces Voluntary Label

by Lorraine Chow, EcoWatch

As the food fight over genetically modified food rages on in the U.S., six major food manufacturers—including Nestle, PepsiCo and Mexican baking company Grupo Bimbo—have been slapped with fines by the Brazilian Ministry of Justice for concealing the presence of GMOs in their products… Read more

 


 

Record Number Of 2015 Organ Transplants Is ‘Testament To Generosity Of Americans’

from Good News Network

Organ transplants performed in the United States for the first time exceeded 30,000 in a single year, according to a report from the branch of the US Department of Health and Human Services that oversees national organ transplantation policy… Read more

 


 

FDA Takes Steps To Ban Chemicals In Pizza Boxes

by Dan Nosowitz, Modern Farmer

In a curious case in which a petition to the government actually succeeds in achieving its aims, the FDA entered into the Federal Registry a final rule that will, barring any weird complications, ban a few chemicals commonly used in pizza boxes and other food packaging… Read more

 

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December 18, 2018

A lunar conjunction with Uranus occurs during the wee hours of the morning. Uranus, the eccentric planet of epiphanies and technological breakthroughs, has been called the “Great Awakener.” For some folks this can mean a sleepless night. Awake or maybe…
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December 2018

Start your holiday week off right with a special yoga/meditation class. Sun salutations in honor of the winter solstice coupled with Yoga Nidra will leave you feeling rested, relaxed, and ready to...

Cost: $17

Where:
Yoga Anita
Dragonfly Wellness Center
176 Jackson Rd
Devens, MA  01432
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Sponsor: Yoga Anita
Telephone: 978-227-8297
Contact Name: Anita Perry
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The holiday season is a time for family and friends to gather, to give gratitude for the gifts of love that we share, and for us to create new memories to cherish in our hearts. But the holidays...

Cost: $65

Where:
Private Office
6 Royal Crest Drive
Apt 11
North Andover, MA  01845
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Sponsor: Sacred Spiral Dance
Telephone: 978-973-6637
Contact Name: Diana Harris
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Kinetic Chain Release, moxibustion and past life regression at Leapin Lizards. Every third Sunday: 9/16/18 10/21/18 11/18/18 12/16/18 For information, call Leapin Lizards at (207)...

Where:
Leapin Lizards
449 Forest Ave
Portland, ME
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Telephone: (207) 221-2363
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This three-part series attunes you as a conduit to the healing system of Kundalini Reiki, a firey earth-based feminine energy. Kundalini Reiki is a gentle yet powerful modality to channel healing...

Cost: $150

Where:
Akasha Studio
20 Birch Street
Roslindale, MA  02131
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Sponsor: Miriam Katz, Shamanic Healer
Telephone: 617-545-5142
Contact Name: Miriam Katz
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The class is a combination of qi gong, yoga, meditation, and relaxation followed by a cup of healing tea. The class, developed by Korean enlightened master Ilchi Lee, is based on Sundo, a...

Cost: $10

Where:
Divine Paradigm
58b Macy St
Amesbury, MA  01913
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Contact Name: Brad Fanger

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The Shortest Day of the Year and the Longest Night To Be Without A Home On December 21, 2018 at 12:00 PM, at the Church on the Hill, 140 Bowdoin St. Boston MA  02108 (on the side of the...

Where:
Church on the Hill
140 Bowdoin St.
Boston, MA  02108
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Sponsor: Interfaith Homeless Memorial Committee
Telephone: 617-523-4575
Contact Name: Kevin Baxter

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During this evening Winter Solstice Celebration we connect deeply with the Christ Being/Solar Logos and the different archangels as we prepare for the 12 holy nights following the Solstice evening....

Cost: $75

Where:
Circles of Wisdom
386 Merrimack Street
Suite 1-A
Methuen, MA  01844
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Sponsor: Circles of Wisdom
Telephone: 978-474-8010
Contact Name: Cathy Kneeland
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Tired of missing opportunities that could further your life, your education, even your work? Tired of missing threats that continue to hold back your life, your education, even your work? Sit down...

Cost: $40

Where:
Caffe Nero
368 Congress St
Boston, MA  02210
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Contact Name: Soni
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