Good News Headlines 4/9/19

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National Pollinator Garden Network Surpasses Goal Of 1 Million Registered Pollinator Gardens

from Garden Center

From tiny yards to public gardens, the million-plus gardens add up to a network of approximately 5 million acres of enhanced or new pollinator habitat… Read More



Meet The Noida-based Engineer Who Is Reviving Dying Lakes To Help Avert India’s Water Crisis

from Think Change India

Ramveer Tanwar has brought together villagers and revived 10 lakes in Gautam Buddha Nagar, Uttar Pradesh. His awareness program on conservation to avert the water crisis has now spread across more than 50 villages… Read More



Stressed? New Study Says You Simply Need A 20-Minute ‘Nature Pill’

from Good News Network

“For the first time” ever, researchers have conducted a study on the most effective dose of an urban nature experience to counteract the effects of modern stress… Read More



Sikhs Aim To Plant Million Trees As ‘Gift To The Planet’

by Isabella Kaminski, The Guardian

The project aims to reverse environmental decline and help people reconnect with nature as part of celebrations marking 550 years since the birth of the founder of Sikhism, Guru Nanak… Read More



Gov. Baker Signs Into Law Ban On Conversion Therapy For Minors

by Katie Lannan, State House News Service/WBUR

The conversion therapy ban Baker signed Monday afternoon prohibits state-licensed health care providers from advertising or engaging in “sexual orientation and gender identity change efforts with a patient who is less than 18 years of age.”… Read More



This School Found A Clever Way To Use Its Cafeteria Waste To Help Its Neediest Students 

by Tod Perry, Good Magazine

Children at Woodland Elementary are served breakfast and lunch every day at school. But some have little to eat over the weekend. So Cultivate gives them backpacks with eight frozen meals every Friday tide them over until Monday… Read More



Grocery Giant ALDI Announces 100% Sustainable Packaging By 2025

by Lucienne Cross, Inhabitat

In a press statement released early this month, the company outlined their specific goals to reduce plastic packaging throughout their stores over the next five years… Read More


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