Good News Headlines 6/30/2020

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Feeling Connected To Nature Makes Children Happier, Too

by Mary Jo DiLonardo, Treehugger

In a new study published in the journal Frontiers in Psychology, researchers wanted to see if kids reap the same feel-good benefits from being in the great outdoors… Read More

 

‘It Changed My Life’: The Sign Language Yoga School For Deaf People

by Joanna Whitehead, Positive.News

A sign language yoga school is making the practice more accessible to people with hearing difficulties – and classes are now available online… Read More

 

New Zealand Supermarket Chain Becomes First To Use ‘Period’ Label On Menstrual Products

by Charlotte Graham-McLay, The Guardian

The change follows the introduction of a New Zealand government policy to provide free period products in every high school in the country… Read More

 

Paris Will Soon Be Home To The World’s Largest Rooftop Urban Farm

by Eva Fedderly, Architectural Digest

Located atop an exhibition center in the 15th arrondissement, the farm will provide the community with over 2,000 pounds of produce a day during high season when it opens next year… Read More

 

Dutch Parliament Votes To Close Mink Fur Farms Following COVID-19 Outbreaks

by Claire Hamlett, Sentient Media

Animal welfare campaigners are celebrating the outcome of the vote after pushing for the early closure of the mink fur industry ahead of a nationwide ban due to come into effect in 2024… Read More

 

COVID-19 Lockdown Is Bringing Fathers Closer To Their Kids With Improved Relationships For 40% Surveyed

from Good News Network

A pair of new studies reveals a silver lining amid the COVID gloom: Many fathers feel closer to their kids during the pandemic, and want to create a new normal going forward… Read More

 

Majority Of Republicans, Democrats Support Supreme Court After DACA, LGBTQ Rights Rulings

by J. Edward Moreno, The Hill

Bipartisan support for the Supreme Court has remained after its controversial rulings on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and LGBTQ discrimination, according to a YouGov poll released Thursday… Read More

 

Mississippi’s State Legislature Passes Bill To Remove Confederate Emblem From Flag

from Good Black News

The bill will now go to Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves, who has said he would sign legislation that state lawmakers send him to remove the Confederate insignia… Read More

 

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