Good News Headlines 6/9/20

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Best Moments From CNN And Sesame Street’s Town Hall On Racism For Kids And Parents

by Leah Asmelash, CNN

CNN partnered with “Sesame Street” for a special town hall about racism, giving both kids and parents an opportunity to explore the current moment the nation is living through and to understand how these issues affect people… Read More

 

Group Helps Turn Abandoned Shrimp Farms Into Carbon-Storing Mangrove Ecosystems

from Yale Climate Connections/Ecowatch

The group works with local communities to repair and reconnect waterways, which helps mangroves regenerate on their own… Read More

 

Anonymous Donor Gives $40k To Florida Cafe To Help It Stay Open During Pandemic – And Feed Hospital Workers

by Michael Goonan, Good News Network 

On the day that Bill’s Cafe in Naples was forced to close due to the governor’s stay-at-home order, one of its regular breakfast customers took owner Bill Salley aside and expressed his intention to help… Read More

 

Colorado Police Reform Bill Requires Body Cams, Bans Chokeholds And Moves Toward More Transparency

by Allison Sherry, CPR News

The bill’s introduction comes on the seventh day of marches across the state protesting police brutality in wake of the death of George Floyd… Read More

 

A Minneapolis School Asked For Groceries To Help The Families In Looted Communities. They Received Thousands.

by Christopher Dawson, CNN

Parents and faculty wanted to help the families who lived in the areas impacted by the protests following last week’s death of George Floyd while in police custody… Read More

 

Nature Conservancy Buys Stretch Along Virgin River For $4.3M, Protecting Vital Wildlife Corridor Near Zion National Park

by Libby Seline, The Salt Lake Tribune

Management plans for the land, known as Sheep Bridge, have yet to be determined, and the property, including the popular JEM Bike Trail, will remain open to the public, according to Elaine York, west desert regional director for The Nature Conservancy… Read More

 

This Park Is The First Ever To Let Families Bury Cremated Remains To Grow Into Trees

by Ashley Wehrli, Moms

Bios Park is considering loved ones as well as the environment. This park allows you to bury cherished ones in a biodegradable way while growing trees… Read More

 

Historic Agreement Gives Monarch Butterflies The ‘Right‑Of‑Way’

by Liz Kimbrough, Mongabay

The side of the road isn’t usually thought of as ideal habitat. But for insects, such as butterflies and their caterpillars, the long expanses of land along roads and utility corridors add up to a considerable amount of home turf… Read More

 

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