Good News Headlines 7/17/18

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According to One Green Planet, beagles are poisoned with experimental substances – either via force-feeding, injection, or skin application – to measure toxicity.


This Computer Program Could Make Animal Testing Obsolete

by Katherine Martinko, Treehugger

Using artificial intelligence, it’s now possible to map out previously unknown relationships between molecular structure and chemical toxicity… Read More



New England’s Red Spruce Trees Are Recovering, Thanks To Pollution Laws

by John Dillon, Vermont Public Radio/WBUR

Researchers say this environmental success story shows the value of science in shaping public policy… Read More



UK Passes 1,000 Hours Without Coal As Energy Shift Accelerates

by Adam Vaughan, The Guardian

Britain has been powered for more than a thousand hours without coal this year, in a new milestone underscoring how the polluting fuel’s decline is accelerating… Read More



Meet The Trans Chaplain Helping LGBTQ Elders Feel Welcome In Senior Care

by Justin Kaplan, WBUR

Chris Alburger may very well be the first chaplain in America hired specifically for LGBTQ senior care… Read More



California Beats Its 2020 Goals For Cutting Greenhouse Gases

by Dale Kasler, The Sacramento Bee

California has beaten its self-imposed goals for reducing greenhouse gas emissions, achieving a milestone in the state’s fight against climate change… Read More



Tailor Has Given Free, Fitted Suits To Veterans – And They’re Doing It Again This Summer

from Good News Network

As a means of giving veterans a self-esteem boost, this small tailoring business has been giving free, custom-made suits to those who served the country… Read More



22-Year-Old Becomes The 1st Black Female Nanoscientist In Virginia

by Montana Couser, The Root

Ginai Seabron, 22, was pleasantly surprised when she discovered that she was the first black woman to graduate with a Bachelor of Science from Virginia Tech’s nanoscience program… Read More



Public Outcry Against Family Separation Is Working

by Phoenix Tso, Good Magazine

On June 26, a federal judge ordered the government to reunite children under age 5 who had been separated from their parents after showing up at the border… Read More


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