Good News Headlines 11/3/15

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This Tiny Nation Could Be A 'Tipping Point' For Saving The Oceans

by Lila Shapiro, The Huffington Post

Palau just created one of the five largest fully protected marine reserves in the world…  Read more



Jon Stewart's Beautiful 12-acre Farm Is Now A Safe Haven For Abused Animals

by Robbie Couch, Upworthy

Anna and Maybelle are just two of about a dozen other animals living in the lap of luxury on the Stewarts' farm 50 miles outside of New York City, "CBS This Morning" reported…  Read more



Prince Charles Urges Investors To Divest From Fossil Fuels

by Kieran Cooke, Climate News Network/EcoWatch

The heir to the British throne, speaking to a gathering of some of the world’s leading investors controlling billions of dollars’ worth of funds, said it’s vital that finance markets send a strong signal to politicians about the need for a global agreement on climate change…  Read more



Big Win For Farm Workers As EPA Moves To Ban Dangerous Pesticide

by Andrea Germanos, Common Dreams

Agency's proposal hailed as 'a step forward on the path to environmental justice…  Read more



REI Stuns The Retail World By Closing On Black Friday

by Cat Johnson, Shareable

As president and CEO Jerry Stritzke writes, “For 76 years, our co-op has been dedicated to one thing and one thing only: a life outdoors. We believe that being outside makes our lives better. And Black Friday is the perfect time to remind ourselves of this essential truth.”…  Read more



A New York Soup Kitchen For The Homeless—And Their Pets

by Aarian Marshall, Good Magazine

At New York City’s Collide, a ministry operated out of the Graffiti Church on the Lower East Side, all are welcome—pets included…  Read more



Denmark Just Generated 140% Of Its Electricity Demand From Wind Power

by Bec Crew, Science Alert

Eighty percent of the excess was shared by Germany and Norway, and Sweden got 20 percent of the spoils, showing just redundant fossil fuels can be if governments make the commitment to renewable energy sources…  Read more



Germany Becomes The First Nation To Ban ‘Chick Shredding’

by Amanda Froelich, True Activist

Newly developed technology will determine the sex of each fertilized egg before the chick inside develops – enabling the removal of all male-identified eggs from the hatchery…  Read more



Subway Joins Other Fast-Food Giants To Cut Back On Antibiotics

by Jennifer Hackett, Scientific American

Fast-food chains are leading the charge against antibiotic overuse in food production…  Read more



We Are Winning The Fight Against Big Soda And The Health Catastrophe It Has Created

by Marion Nestle, Oxford University Press/Alternet

Soda and other food corporations will spend fortunes to influence political processes, but we can still win…  Read more



Historic Election Could Return Sovereignty To Native Hawaiians

by Brittany Lyte, Al Jazeera America/Reader Supported News

More than a century after overthrow, a 30-day vote begins November 1 for delegates to a constitutional convention…  Read more


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