Good News Headlines 2/12/19


How A Yoga Teacher Is Saving First Responders Across America From Depression – With Downward Dog

from Good News Network

The nonprofit group Yoga For First Responders is teaching these emergency workers a better way to handle the demands of their hazardous jobs… Read More



This School Is Built Specifically To Help Homeless Kids–because They Helped Design It

by Adele Peters, Fast Company

At a new school for homeless children in Oklahoma City, there’s a “food lab” where children who don’t have access to a kitchen of their own can learn to cook along with their parents… Read More



These Battery Breakthroughs Are Making Solar Power More Viable Than Ever

by Steve Williams, Care2

How can solar energy fit our needs when the sun doesn’t shine? These two innovations in battery technology could be the answer… Read More



Snøhetta’s New Chair Is Made From Ocean Plastic

by Liz Stinson, Curbed

Sustainability used to be a tradeoff—do you want something eco-friendly or do you want something that looks good? That’s changed recently, with a slew of high-design products, buildings… Read More



We May Soon Be Able To Build Houses Out Of The Byproducts From Our Bathroom Breaks

from Good News Network

Australian scientists have come up with an ingeniously “crappy” way to recycle treated sewage sludge and turn it into bricks… Read More



Teenage Team Of Girl Engineers Designs Solar-Powered Tent To Tackle Homelessness

by Robin Young, WBUR

Twelve students there teamed up with DIY Girls, an organization supporting girls in science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, to create solar-powered tents for the homeless that can fold into a backpack for easy travel… Read More



Good News From Mexico Monarch Reserve Despite Looming Deforestation, Mine Threat

by Mike Gaworecki , Mongabay

Right now is a particularly good time to see the butterflies, as Mexico’s national commissioner for protected natural areas has announced that, after years of declines, the number of monarchs spending their winter in Mexico is up 144 percent from last year… Read More



Aerosmith Singer Steven Tyler Just Opened A Home For Abused And Neglected Girls

by Heidi Lux, Good Magazine

Aerosmith lead singer Steven Tyler has a musical legacy that will live on for years to come. But his latest venture might just leave an even bigger impact in the lives of vulnerable young women… Read More


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