Good News Headlines 2/6/18

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The Surprising Community That’s Holding The Largest Beach Cleanup Ever

by Emma Loewe, Mind Body Green

What began as a few nature lovers, the cleanup team eventually amassed hundreds more helping hands, then thousands… Read More



Boston Awarded $150K Grant To Help Feed BPS Students Healthy Meals

by Kristin Toussaint, Boston Metro

Mayor Marty Walsh accepted the award to support BOSFoodLove at the U.S. Conference of Mayors in Washington… Read More



More Than 80 Cats Adopted From Cafe Where Diners Can Play With Them

from SunnySkyz

A cafe in Australia gives diners the chance to play with up to 15 cats while waiting for their desserts and it has helped more than 80 cats find a home… Read More



Stripes Of Wildflowers Across Farm Fields Could Cut Pesticide Spraying

by Damian Carrington, The Guardian

The stripy fields have been planted across England as part of a trial to boost the natural predators of pests that attack cereal crops… Read More



Lena Horne, Legendary Performer And Civil Rights Activist, Honored With U.S. Forever Stamp

by Lori Lakin Hutcherson, Good Black News

Born in Brooklyn, NY, on June 30, 1917, Horne was a trailblazer in Hollywood for women of color and used her fame to inspire Americans as a dedicated activist for civil rights… Read More



Why Animal Testing In Cosmetics Will Soon Be A Thing Of The Past

by Katherine Martinko, Treehugger

Dr. Catherine Willett explains how advances in biology are finally allowing ethics to catch up with science… Read More



Norway Decides In Favor Of Wild Reindeer Over Energy

by Melissa Breyer, Treehugger

The government rejected plans for a wind farm in Bygland over concerns it could threaten the wild reindeer who call the area home… Read More



Chile Adds 10 Million Acres Of Parkland In Historic First

by Elizabeth Royte and Michael Greshko, National Geographic

American philanthropists and the Chilean government pledged to protect the land nearly a year ago. Now, it’s official… Read More



NYC’s Homeless Men And Women Soon To Have Access To Free Vending Machines

from WBUR

People who are homeless in New York City will be the first in the country to have access to free vending machines, dispensing items like food, socks, shampoo, books and more… Read More


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