Good News Headlines 1/31/17


Humans Almost Drove These 6 Animals To Extinction. But We Saved Them Instead.

by Dominique Mosbergen, The Huffington Post

These conservation success stories remind us that the mass extinction of the world’s species doesn’t have to be inevitable… Read More



Irish Lawmakers Vote To Divest From Fossil Fuels

by Megan Darby, Climate Change News

The bill, brought by independent representative Thomas Pringle, is expected to pass into law in the next few months after consideration by the finance committee… Read More



Costco Pushes Suppliers Away From Pesticides Harmful To Bees

by Jill Ettinger, Organic Authority

Costco, the popular wholesale membership market with nearly 500 U.S. locations and more than 700 stores worldwide, has announced that it is enforcing a bee-friendly policy requiring suppliers to stop using pesticides linked to bee deaths on plants sold in Costco stores… Read More



Disposable Plastics Outlawed In One Of The World’s Most Populous Regions

by Lorraine Chow, EcoWatch

On January 1st, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) enacted a ban on one-time use items such as plastic grocery bags and cups for the region's 54 million inhabitants, the world's second largest urban agglomeration… Read More



Roxane Gay Pulls Forthcoming Book From Publisher In Response To Bigot Milo Yiannopoulos’ Book Deal

by The Frisky/Alternet

Bad Feminist author Roxane Gay is playing no games with white supremacists like Milo Yiannopoulos. Gay made the decision to pull her forthcoming book How to Be Heard from Ted Book, a Simon & Schuster imprint, following the news that the publisher signed Yiannopoulos to a $250,000 book deal… Read More



NASA Launches Unofficial Twitter Account In Defiance Of Donald Trump

by Bill Palmer, Palmer Report

Because the identities of the NASA employees running @RogueNASA Twitter account are unknown, there is no way for Donald Trump to discipline them or fire them over it… Read More



Animal Welfare Prioritized By United Nations Committee

by Brian Frederick, Food Tank

The recommendations include enabling access to veterinary services, improving animal health management, promoting the prudent and responsible use of antimicrobials—including the phasing out of use of antibiotics for animal growth promotion—delivering on the five freedoms and related OIE standards, and promoting access to good quality feed… Read More


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