Good News Headline 4/28/20

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Coronavirus Lockdown Boosts Numbers Of Thailand’s Rare Sea Turtles

from Reuters/The Guardian

Thailand has discovered the largest number of nests of rare leatherback sea turtles in two decades on beaches bereft of tourists because of the coronavirus pandemic, environmentalists say… Read More

 


 

Lebanon Becomes First Arab Country To Legalize Cannabis Farming

from Al-Monitor

Despite pushback from Hezbollah, the Lebanese parliament passed legislation Tuesday legalizing cannabis cultivation for medicinal and industrial purposes… Read More

 


 

Sweden Shuts Down Its Last Coal Plant Two Years Early

by Olivia Rosane, EcoWatch

Swedish utility Stockholm Exergi announced the closure April 16, a day before Austria also closed its last remaining coal plant… Read More

 


 

Mutual Aid Volunteers Are Mobilizing To Help The Most Vulnerable Communities To Deal With Coronavirus

by April M. Short, Independent Media Institute

Across the nation, people who are able to are volunteering to offer free delivery of food and household supplies to the most vulnerable members of their communities… Read More

 


 

Before-And-After Images Show How Air Pollution Levels Have Dropped Around The World Amid COVID-19 Lockdowns

by Kelly Taylor Hayes, Fox 4

With so many people under stay-at-home orders around the world to help combat the spread of the novel coronavirus, these changes — while at a high cost — have also positively impacted the environment… Read More

 


 

A Woman Is Sewing Masks And Hanging Them On A ‘Giving Tree’ For Anyone To Take

by Alaa Elassar, CNN

It’s not Christmas, but for the community of Lisbon, Iowa, there’s a tree out there with a few special gifts nonetheless… Read More

 


 

Florida Aquarium’s Latest Discovery May Help Save The Continental United States’ Only Coral Barrier Reef From Extinction

by Li Cohen, CBS News

The Florida Aquarium celebrated Earth Day this year by announcing a history-making accomplishment that could help save the United States’ only living coral barrier reef from extinction… Read More

 

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