Good News Headlines 4/19/16

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Mongolia To Create New Protected Area For Snow Leopards

from Good News Network

The Snow Leopard Trust team began working toward achieving State Protected Area status in 2012. Now, 4 years later, this effort has paid off, and Tost should remain a safe haven for snow leopards… Read More



U.S. Soda Consumption Falls To 30-Year Low

by Dr. Mer cola, Mer

The message is spreading that soda is a health disaster, and increasing numbers of Americans are ditching it in favor of their health… Read More



Pope Francis Takes 12 Refugees Back To Vatican After Trip To Greece

by Jim Yardley, The New York Times

The action punctuated the pope’s pleas for sympathy to the crisis confronting the refugees just as European attitudes are hardening against them… Read More



Ortho To Drop Chemicals Linked To Bee Declines

by Dan Elliott, Associated Press/St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The company plans to phase out neonicotinoids by 2021 in eight products used to control garden pests and diseases… Read More



Obama To Forgive The Student Debt Of Permanently Disabled People

by Danielle Douglas-Gabriel, The Washington Post

The Obama administration plans to forgive $7.7 billion in federal student loans held by nearly 400,000 permanently disabled Americans… Read More



Canada Is Set To Expand Access To Physician-Assisted Suicide

by Bryan Dewan, Think Progress

A newly proposed Canadian law, announced Thursday, will seek to legalize physician-assisted death for Canadians with serious medical conditions… Read More



Wild Tigers Are Making A Comeback

by Aimee Kuvadia, Good Magazine

The endangered species have been striving to survive for decades, and now, their population is finally on the rise, up to at least 3,890 tigers from around 3,200 in 2010, according to conservationists… Read More



As Shelters Fill Up, Germans Welcome Refugees Into Their Homes

by Sara-Duana Meyer, The Huffington Post

Abdulahi is a young man from Eritrea who moved in with a family after spending a year in refugee shelters… Read More


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