Good News Headline 4/22/20

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This Therapy ‘Dogtor’ Is Delivering Thousands Of ‘Hero Healing Kits’ To Hospital Workers On The Frontlines

by McKinley Corbley, Good News Network​

This “dogtor” may not have a degree in medicine, but he has been helping to treat hardworking healthcare employees with joy and care packages… Read More

 


 

After A 240-Year Hiatus, White-tailed Eagles Are Coming Back To Southern England

by Christian Cotroneo, Mother Nature Network

For centuries, there's been an eagle-shaped hole in the skies over England where the majestic white-tailed eagle once soared… Read More

 


 

Kentucky Town Saw 55 Percent Reduction In Air Pollution After Local Coal Plant Closed

by Michael Thomsen, Daily Mail

A new study shows a major decrease in air pollution and hospitalizations due to respiratory conditions following the closure of a coal burning power plant in Louisville, Kentucky… Read More

 


 

Captain Tom Moore, 99, Says He Is ‘Overwhelmed’ By Raising $23 Million For The NHS

by Sara Spary, CNN

Moore, who will turn 100 later this month, began a JustGiving fundraiser on April 8, initially hoping to raise £1,000 for NHS Charities Together, which raises funds for UK hospitals, including for staff, volunteers and patients affected by the coronavirus crisis… Read More

 


 

While We’ve Been In Lockdown, Solar Cell Technology Has Smashed Three Big Records

by Carly Cassella, Science Alert

Today, the world is grappling with more than just the climate crisis, and yet even now, in the face of a global pandemic, scientists are marching on with renewable solutions… Read More

 


 

Feeling Stressed? Take A 20-Minute ‘Nature Pill’

by Najja Parker, The Seattle Times

Researchers from the University of Michigan recently conducted a study, published in Frontiers in Psychology, to determine the association between nature and stress hormone levels… Read More

 


 

10 Pioneer-Era Apple Varieties, Thought Extinct, Found In Pacific Northwest

from Associated Press

A team of retirees who scour the remote ravines and windswept plains of the Pacific Northwest for long-forgotten pioneer orchards has rediscovered 10 apple varieties that were believed to be extinct — the largest number ever unearthed in a single season by the nonprofit Lost Apple Project… Read More

 


 

Indigenous People And Climate Activists Celebrate As Federal Court Deals Another Blow To Keystone XL

by Julia Conley, Good Magazine

Indigenous rights groups and climate action campaigners credited their years-long effort to block the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline with securing the latest legal victory against TC Energy on Wednesday after a federal judge in Montana invalidated a water-crossing permit needed to build the pipeline… Read More

 

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