Good News Headlines 5/9/17


Spaying/Neutering Is Up, Animal Populations In Shelters Are Down Across The U.S.

from Sunny Skyz

It’s good news for dog and cat enthusiasts. The U.S. has seen a massive increase in the number of spay or neutering procedures as outreach and subsidization programs… Read More



First Muslim-Operated Homeless Shelter For Women Opens In Dorchester

by Kristin Toussaint, Metro Boston

The Amal Women’s Center says it is open to all women who need it… Read More



Springfield Museums Add Amazing World Of Dr. Seuss Museum Next Month

by Michelle Perras-Charron, Bay State Parent

Boasting four separate museums, the oldest working planetarium in the United States, and the Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden, the Springfield Museums truly offer something for everyone in the family to enjoy… Read More



Roxbury Community College Unveils A Football Field Of Solar Panels Over A Parking Lot

by Max Larkin, WBUR

And, 500 feet beneath the parking lot, there’s more: 115 geothermal wells designed to capture energy for heating and cooling the campus… Read More



Healing Wounds In Chinatown Through Art

by Kristin Toussaint, Metro Boston

The new Pao Arts Center rises on Chinatown land previously seized by the city of Boston… Read More



The Food Saviors

by Marcela Basch, Earth Island Journal

In five Argentine cities, volunteers rescue leftovers from parties and events and take them to community meal programs… Read More



Guinness Goes Vegan By Nixing The Fish Bits

by Melissa Breyer, Treehugger

The Irish beer giant has stopped using fish bladders for filtration of its keg beer; cans and bottles to follow suit by the end of the year… Read More



‘Art Saves Lives:’ Studio For People With Mental Health Issues Raises More Than $150K

by Aidan Geary, CBC News

After three months of fundraising, a Winnipeg art studio for people with mental health issues has raised enough money to ensure it can offer its full programming for the rest of the year… Read More



Australia Joins A Handful Of Countries, Opens Its First Supermarket For Rescued Food

from 1 Million Women

Australia’s first ever rescued food supermarket has opened, with the aim to tackle three major problems, food waste, global warming and hunger… Read More



This Magazine Is For Girls Who Unapologetically Love Science

by Taylor Pittman, HuffPost

After realizing most magazine stands lacked publications for girls who are passionate about science, a mom of two has started one that encourages them to “embrace their intelligence…” Read More


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