Good News Headlines 6/25/19

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Thousands Of People Are Organizing A Huge, Nationwide Vigil At Detention Camps Across America

by Annie Reneau, Upworthy

Millions of Americans are seeing reports of migrants suffering abusive conditions in U.S. custody and wondering what they can do… Read More



‘Extinct’ Creatures Found Alive In ‘Lost City’ Deep Within Honduras Rainforest

by Conrad Duncan, Independent

The conservation team spent three weeks exploring an ancient settlement, known as the “Lost City of the Monkey God” or “White City”, in the Mosquitia rainforest and found a diverse hub of wildlife, including hundreds of species of butterflies, bats and reptiles… Read More



These Special Forces Veterans Are On A Mission To Rescue Florida’s Threatened Coral Reef

by Simone M. Scully,

Approximately six miles off the coast of Southern Florida and stretching 360 miles from Miami to Dry Tortugas National Park is North America’s only living coral barrier reef. This Florida reef tract is home to over 50 species of coral… Read More



Maine And Vermont Pass Plastic Bag Bans On The Same Day

by Jordan Davidson, EcoWatch

The Maine ban will go into effect next Earth Day, April 22, 2020. The Vermont ban, which extends beyond plastic bags and is the most comprehensive plastics ban so far, will go into effect in July 2020… Read More



Contemplating Suicide, This Marine Turned To Yoga To Save His Life

by Mayra Cuevas, CNN

Marine Justin Blazejewski rolls out his yoga mat over a dock floating along the banks of the Potomac River. It's a sunny weekday morning inside the DC beltway, where he lives and works as a military contractor… Read More



Massive Study Shows That Two Hours A Week Is Key Dose Of Nature For Health Benefits

from Good News Network 

New research led by the University of Exeter and funded by the National Institute for Health Research in the UK found that people who spend at least 120 minutes visiting natural settings—such as town parks, woodlands, and beaches—per week are significantly more likely to have good health and higher psychological wellbeing… Read More



Rainbow Railroad Station Praises Expansion Of Program To Help LGBTQ Refugees Get To Canada

by Sarah Rieger, CBC News

A group that helps LGBTQ refugees integrate into their new lives in Calgary is praising the federal government's decision to expand a pilot program that helps persecuted LGBTQ people flee to Canada… Read More



Survey Says That 76% Of American Parents Are Being Motivated By Their Kids To Go Green

from Good News Network

While parents should be educating their children to respect the Earth, the survey results found that 76% of parents actually feel their child is the one who advocates for environmentally-friendly changes in their home… Read More


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