Good News Headlines 6/9/21
by Kirsten Carlson, The Conversation
This decision affirms the authority tribes have on tribal lands, and acknowledges the vital role that tribal governments play in keeping their communities safe.
by Linnea Harris, EcoWatch
It’s widely accepted that spending time in nature has unparalleled benefits for children; kids who play outdoors are happier, more attentive, and less anxious than those who spend more time indoors.
by Benjamin Purper, KCBX FM
Environmental nonprofit White Buffalo Land Trust acquired a 1,000-acre ranch in Santa Barbara that it will use to create a research and education center focused on regenerative agriculture, focusing on improving rather than simply sustaining, agricultural land.
by Judy Cole, Good News Network
In life and death situations, the instinct to save those we love can grant us near superhuman powers. On the eve of this past Memorial Day weekend, thanks to a small but mighty hero who rose to meet such a challenge, a father and little girl are alive to tell the tale.
by, Yes! Magazine
Amber Bjornsson says she had a “true heart change” while serving a two-year prison sentence for the years of fines and felonies she previously collected. As Bjornsson returned to life outside of incarceration, she started to see the full picture of the obstacles in front of her.