Good News Headlines 12/17/19

Greta Thunberg
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Time Person Of The Year: Climate Crisis Activist Greta Thunberg

by Kerry Flynn, CNN Business

Thunberg, 16, is the youngest individual to be recognized. She gained international attention for excoriating world leaders for their inaction in the climate crisis in a viral speech she made at the UN Climate Action Summit in September… Read More



Human Composting Home To Open In 2021

by Jordan Davidson, EcoWatch

No longer will the options when we die be a choice between just burial or cremation… Read More



Top 10 Most Exciting Environmental Stories From 2019 Raise Hope For An Eco-Friendly Year Ahead

by McKinley Corbley, Good News Network

With countless businesses, individuals, governments, and organizations joining in on the fight against climate change, these ten headlines from 2019 show that we have made more than a few notable strides in saving the world… Read More



Hawaii’s State Bird No Longer Endangered

by Catherine Toth Fox, Hawaii Magazine

In a ceremony at Honouliuli National Historic Site on Oahu on Sunday, state officials and U.S. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt announced that the official state bird of Hawaii is now considered a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act—an improvement from its endangered designation… Read More



The World’s First 3D-printed Neighborhood Is Being Built In Mexico For Families Living On $3 A Day

by Christina Zdanowicz, CNN

A giant 3D printer built two houses in an impoverished, rural part of Mexico last week, breaking ground on what will be the first 3D-printed neighborhood in the world… Read More



This Texas Mom Created An App That Helps Parents Find A Black Santa Near Them

by Paula Rogo, Essence

Jihan Woods developed the app after struggling for years to find a Santa Claus for her twin sons near her home in Texas… Read More



Autism-friendly Performance Of A Christmas Carol Coming To Hanover Theatre

from Bay State Parent

The Hanover Theatre will put on a relaxed performance of the holiday classic A Christmas Carol on Sunday, Dec. 22. The two-hour performance, appropriate for all ages, is a specially adapted show, modified for adults and children who might benefit from a more relaxed environment… Read More



A 98-year-old WWII Veteran With No Family Ate At Arby’s Every Day, So They Gave Him Free Food For Life

by Tod Perry, Good Magazine

For the past three years, there has hardly been a day when a 98-year-old World War II veteran Doug Parker, known as “Mr. Doug,” hasn’t either stopped by his local Arby’s in Chandler, Arizona for lunch or had it delivered to him… Read More


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