Good News Headlines 7/9/19

Dutch City Utrecht Bus Stops


This Dutch City Has Transformed Its Bus Stops Into Bee Stops

by Michiel de Gooijer, BrightVibes/EcoWatch

In the Dutch city Utrecht 316 bus stops now have a green roof. They do not only look great, they also help capture fine dust, storage of rainwater and provide cooling in the summertime… Read More



Drug Test Failure Rates Drop Because Of Prison Organic Gardening Program

from FoodTank

An organic gardening program at a high-security prison in England is helping reduce drug use and improve the lives of inmates… Read More



Singapore Coral Reefs Are Super Resilient, Study Finds

by Angela Nelson, Treehugger

The reefs live in murky water with low levels of light and are likely to survive rising sea levels, researchers say… Read More



Nestlé Launches New ‘World-First’ Biodegradable Paper Wrappers For Mass Production

from Good News Network

In what is being called a “world-first”, Nestlé will begin wrapping their Yes! snack bar range in a new kind of recyclable paper that can biodegrade in six months… Read More



Tree Planting ‘Has Mind-Blowing Potential’ To Tackle Climate Crisis

by Damian Carrington, The Guardian

Research shows a trillion trees could be planted to capture huge amount of carbon dioxide… Read More



Police Are Tackling Elderly Isolation With Benches Created To Get Strangers To Chat

by Lauren Kent, CNN

One English police department is trying a new, creative way to tackle isolation and loneliness among elderly people. Starting with a simple bench… Read More



Forest Garden With 500 Edible Plants Takes A Few Hours Of Work A Month

by Melissa Breyer, Treehugger

Working with nature instead of against it, forest gardens promise abundance, as well as the kind of resilience a changing climate demands… Read More



Urban Farm Grows Good Food And Good Mental Health

from FoodTank

Imagine you’re new to a community. But it is plagued by poverty, conflict, and oppression… Read More


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