Good News Headline 12/15/2020

Pygmy Possum

A little pygmy possum. One has been found on Kangaroo Island amid fears they had all perished in a bushfire across nearly half the island last summer. Photograph: Kangaroo Island Land for Wildlife.

Little Pygmy Possum Found On Kangaroo Island After Fears Of Decimation In Bushfire

by Mostafa Rachwani, The Guardian

A little pygmy possum has been found on Kangaroo Island for the first time since bushfire destroyed most of their habitat in last summer’s devastating blaze… Read More

 

Lift The Holiday Spirits Of Lonely Strangers Who’d Love A Message This Year

from Good News Network

A letter-writing initiative that sees bundles of uplifting, personal notes being delivered to individuals in need of kind words is back with its ’12 Days of Love Letter Writing’ campaign, and you can join in on the action… Read More

 

Tesco Removes 20 Million Pieces Of Plastic For Christmas

by Ian Quinn, The Grocer

The move sees its own-label crackers go plastic-free for the first time, with non-plastic presents in cardboard packaging, which Tesco said alone would cut over 14 million pieces of plastic from the seasonal range… Read More

 

Readers Reach Out To Save Toronto’s Oldest Tree

by Mark And Ben Cullen, The Star

Toronto is a Champion of Trees. That award was given to the city this past October by the Arbor Day Foundation… Read More

 

This Natural Gel Might Soon Be A Holistic—And Cheap— Herbal Answer To Psoriasis Troubles

from Good News Network

Using a variety of cumin, scientists in India have patented their innovative herbal gel for affordable, effective treatment of mild to moderate psoriasis… Read More

 

In ‘Huge Victory For Polar Bears And Our Climate,’ Court Rejects Trump Approval Of Offshore Drilling Project In Arctic

by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams

Climate action advocates and wildlife defenders celebrated Monday after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit rejected the Trump administration’s approval of Liberty, a proposed offshore oil-drilling project in federal Arctic waters… Read More

 

About Thyme! This Is The World’s First Green ‘Piano’ Made From Living Plants

by Sian Moore, Classic FM

A Spanish eco electricity company has grown a fully functioning ‘piano’, made entirely from plants… Read More

 

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