Good News Headlines 10/6/15

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"Women and men across the country turn to Planned Parenthood as a trusted provider of reproductive health care—one in five women in America has relied on Planned Parenthood for care in her lifetime," said Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards.


To Combat Right-Wing Assault, Millions 'Pinkout' In Support Of Planned Parenthood

by Sarah Lazare, Common Dreams

As Congress battles over abortion, supporters of reproductive justice take stand nationwide…  Read more



New Zealand Will Create A Massive Ocean Sanctuary

by Chris D'Angelo, Huffington Post

Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary, announced at the U.N. General Assembly, preserves "one of the few relatively unspoiled areas of ocean on Earth."…  Read more



‘Major Victory For Nebraska Landowners’ As TransCanada Drops Lawsuit, Switches Course

by Deirdre Fulton, Common Dreams

In a move that environmental activists and local landowners hope puts another nail in the Keystone XL coffin, pipeline giant TransCanada announced Tuesday it will withdraw lawsuits seeking to gain access to the property of landowners who oppose the project…  Read more



Monsanto's Migraine: Big Fiascoes Facing The World's Biggest Seed Company

by Reynard Loki, AlterNet

Monsanto has been reeling from a number of setbacks around the globe. Here's a look at some of the main reasons that 2015 has been a giant headache for the biotech giant…  Read more



Alternative Nobel Winners Bring Hope To 'Challenged Planet'

by Nadia Prupis, Common Dreams

Human rights activists from Canada, Uganda, Italy, and Marshall Islands receive honors for 'inspiring response to the defining challenges of our time.'…  Read more


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