Good News Headlines 4/18/16

 

Florida Senate Agrees To Give Everglades A 78-Billion Gallon Drink Of Cleaner Water

by Mary Ellen Klas, WLRN

After more than 20 years of mapping the need for a deep-water storage reservoir south of Lake Okeechobee, the Florida Senate voted 36-3 Wednesday for an ambitious proposal that will set in motion the $1.5 billion project… Read More

 


 

Kathrine Switzer Finishes Boston Marathon Again, 50 Years Later

by Rachel G. Bowers, The Boston Globe

Switzer, whose last Boston Marathon was in 1976, ran on Monday to mark the 50th anniversary of becoming the first woman to complete the race with an official bib… Read More

 


 

This Edible Blob Is A Water Bottle Without The Plastic

by Adele Peters, Fast Company

One way to stop the ever-growing pile of plastic water bottles in landfills? Make a bottle people can eat… Read More

 


 

Two Eye Surgeons Have Restored Sight In 4 Million Blind People In The Developing World

from Sunny Skyz

Dr. Sanduk Ruit, a Nepalese eye surgeon, met Dr. Geoff Tabin, an American eye surgeon and world-renowned mountain climber, and together they created the Himalayan Cataract Project… Read More

 


 

Prince Harry Grief Revelations Draw Praise From Mental Health Experts

by Maev Kennedy, The Guardian

The prince has told how he sought counseling after 20 years of bottling up grief over his mother Diana’s death… Read More

 


 

Taiwan Bans Eating Dog And Cat Meat

by Serenitie Wang, CNN

“Taiwan’s progressive ban is part of a growing trend across Asia to end the brutal dog meat trade,” said Wendy Higgins with Humane Society International… Read More

 


 

All Cars Sold In Norway To Be Electric By 2025

by McKinley Corbley, Good News Network

37% of Norway’s automotive market is currently taken up by electric and hybrid cars – but now the northern nation is planning to make it 100% by 2025… Read More

 

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