Good News Headlines 9/15/2020

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These Kites Generate Wind Power By Flying Through The Air

by Adele Peters, Fast Company

The device is one of a handful to take a different approach to wind energy… Read More

 

Turtle Species Among The Most Endangered In The World Saved From Extinction

by Caitlin O’Kane, CBS News

The Burmese roofed turtle – which looks like it is always smiling – is one of the most endangered turtles in the world, according to the Wildlife Conservation Society… Read More

 

30 New Marine Species Found In Galapagos’ Deep Seas

by Teresa Bergen, Inhabitat

The 30 newly identified species include 10 bamboo corals, 11 sponges, four squat lobsters and a brittle star… Read More

 

Two-Thirds Of Americans Believe They Have Become A Better Person This Year

from Good News Network

The poll of 2,000 Americans over age 21 looked at the positives changes to come from this challenging time—and the ways in which respondents are re-prioritizing what they value… Read More

 

Virus Relief Helps Bring Electricity To Navajo Nation Homes

from The Associated Press

More than 100 homes on the Navajo Nation have been connected to the electric grid, thanks to federal coronavirus relief funding… Read More

 

College Board Creates Advanced Placement Curriculum On African Diaspora For High School Students

from Good Black News

Years in the making, the influential College Board is launching an ambitious national curriculum on race with an Advanced Placement (AP) program on the African diaspora… Read More

 

These Four Small Habits Reduce The Risk Of Stroke

from The Optimist Daily

Our small daily actions all contribute to our long term health and, when it comes to strokes, 80 percent are preventable… Read More

 

A ‘Sister City’ In Mexico Has Sent Volunteer Firefighters To Help With Oregon Blazes

by Annie Reneau, Upworthy

Known as the Heroic Fire Department of Guanajuato, the firefighters come from a city in central Mexico… Read More

 

Segregation Scholar Richard Rothstein Fighting For New Civil Rights Movement With Best Weapon He Has: Research

by Liz Enochs, Shareable

After spending half a dozen years researching the topic, Rothstein began in 2015 to turn that work into his best-selling book, the Color of Law, thanks to the insistence of Ta-Nehisi Coates that he publish something written for a popular audience… Read More

 

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