Good News Headline 2/25/20

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Meet Denmark’s School Where Education Is All About Sustainability

by James Clasper, EcoWatch

At the Green Free School (Den Gronne Friskole), in Copenhagen, educating children for a world affected by climate change begins with putting them in the right frame of mind… Read More

 


 

Greyhound To Stop Allowing Immigration Checks On Buses

by Gene Johnson, Associated Press

The company’s announcement came one week after The Associated Press reported on a leaked Border Patrol memo confirming that agents can’t board private buses without the consent of the bus company… Read More

 


 

New Green Technology From UMass Amherst Generates Electricity ‘Out Of Thin Air’

from University of Massachusetts Amherst

Scientists have developed a device that uses a natural protein to create electricity from moisture in the air, a new technology they say could have significant implications for the future of renewable energy, climate change and in the future of medicine… Read More

 


 

‘Victory For Farmers’ As Jury Awards Grower $265 Million In Damages From Drift Of Monsanto’s Dicamba

by Andrea Germanos, Common Dreams

Monsanto and BASF were found liable for negligent design of the products and negligent failure to warn regarding the products… Read More

 


 

Proposed CA Budget Lifts Up Healthy, Sustainable School Food

by Lena Brook, NRDC

With an $80 million proposed increase aimed at giving schools much needed resources to improve meal programs, Governor Newsom’s proposed 2020-21 budget offers California public school students a better chance to learn and thrive… Read More

 


 

Native American Agriculture Fund Is Helping Empower Farmers

from Food Tank

A new agriculture fund is providing grants not only to support the success of Native American food producers like farmers, ranchers, and fishers, but to also support Tribal nations and communities in their efforts to revitalize ancient food systems throughout the United States… Read More

 


 

In Semi-Arid Africa, Farmers Are Transforming The “Underground Forest” Into Life-Giving Trees

by Duncan Gromko, Ensia

In Niger, about 5 million hectares (12.3 million acres) of degraded Sahel landscapes have seen an increase in the number of trees… Read More

 


 

New Startup Sells Food Waste Product That Can Clean Your Home

by Esha Chhabra, Forbes

Taking water out of waste systems and turning them into household cleaning supplies was a stretch for many in the finance community… Read More

 


 

Kellogg’s Bans Palm Oil To Save Orangutans After Brit Sisters Get 700k Signatures

by Amy-Clare Martin, Mirror

Two young sisters have persuaded cereal giant Kellogg’s to change how it sources palm oil to help end farming methods threatening to wipe out endangered orangutans… Read More

 

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