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Good News Headlines 4/6/2022

From charities and governments, to celebrities and everyday people, millions are pitching in to ease the burden for fleeing or sheltering Ukrainians. In turn, they’re inspiring the world with their generosity and strength.

Good News Headlines 3/30/2022

Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson's opening statement to the Senate was powerful. But Brown's tribute to her family—and their reactions to it—were the highlight of the first day of the hearings for some, because how utterly sweet can you get?

Good News Headlines 3/23/2022

After dispatching mental health teams, instead of police officers, to certain 911 emergency calls, the city of Denver is proclaiming their pilot program a huge success—and expanding it significantly.

Good News Headlines 3/16/2022

“Our research shows that all of us, from politicians, city and business leaders to individual citizens, have important roles to play. And it is clear there’s lots that we can do as individuals”.

Good News Headlines 3/9/2022

One of the world’s most prolific wildlife sound recordists has released a large collection of his most treasured recordings of wild places to listen to for free on Soundcloud, as he nears the end of his life.

Good News Headlines 3/2/2022

A huge Moai statue, one of the iconic stone monuments from Easter Island, began its journey back home on Monday, after being removed and taken to Santiago, where it has been housed since 1870. The return of the statue comes after a years-long campaign to have it returned.

Good News Headlines 2/23/2022

Marine biologists have found that $8 green LED lights affixed to fishermen’s gill nets were enough to dissuade huge amounts of sea animals like turtles, rays, and sharks from ever swimming toward the nets.

Good News Headlines 2/16/2022

In two years, Iceland will officially hang up its harpoon. The country, one of only three in the world that allows commercial whaling, will end the controversial practice when current quotas expire. 

Good News Headlines 2/9/2022

With the help of her great-grandson (one of her 34 great-grandchildren), 98-year-old Lily Ebert shares brief videos on her TikTok channel describing some of what she experienced during the Holocaust and answers questions viewers ask. She currently has 1.7 million followers.

Good News Headlines 2/2/2022

Northern California’s majestic redwood forest was once the home of Indigenous tribes that were forced from their land by European settlers. On Tuesday, nonprofit Save the Redwoods League transferred ownership of 523 acres of forest on the Lost Coast to the Intertribal Sinkyone Wilderness Council.

Good News Headlines 1/26/2022

Scientists have discovered a new coral reef that stretches for around two miles off Tahiti that appears untouched by the climate crisis and offers hope that there is more biodiversity to be discovered in unexplored parts of the ocean.

Good News Headlines 1/19/2022

The American Women Quarters Program is a four-year program that celebrates the accomplishments and contributions made by women to the development and history of our country.

Good News Headlines 1/12/2022

When April Stringfield took the keys to her new 3 bedroom house in Virginia, a special bit of history was made. The new home for April and her 13-year old son is the first one constructed by Habitat for Humanity on the East Coast using 3D printing.

Good News Headlines 1/5/2022

Millions more Americans now have the right to vote in non-English languages as newly released data from the US Census Bureau requires that 331 jurisdictions in 30 states must offer non-English voting materials.

Good News Headlines 12/29/2021

Years of resistance and legal battles over tribal sovereignty and civil rights have allowed Indigenous populations to rebound to their largest size in modern U.S. history.

Good News Headlines 12/22/2021

As they committed to doing last April, on the occasion of the 35th commemoration of the Chernobyl accident, the Swiss-based company Exlterra has reported spectacular results after one year of decontamination.

Good News Headlines 12/15/2021

The country's prime minister has agreed to roll back laws that threatened to corporatize agriculture, jeopardizing the food security of more than 800 million people and further enriching the ultra-rich.

Good News Headlines 12/8/2021

The simple act of staring at a deep-red or near infrared light source for about three minutes was found to be enough to improve color vision in those suffering from failing eyesight.

Good News Headlines 12/1/2021

Ontario’s northernmost First Nation has switched on a 300 kilowatt solar power station, freeing them from the burden of flying diesel by charter plane 500 miles up the Canadian coastline.

Good News Headlines 11/24/2021

Union workers for equipment manufacturer John Deere voted to approve a new contract on Wednesday, ending a strike sustained by over 10,000 workers at 14 locations for nearly five weeks.