Good News Headlines 9/24/19

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Youth climate strike protesters march through Boston toward the State House.

 

Scenes From The Youth Climate Strike In Boston

from WBUR

Thousands of young people from Massachusetts joined their counterparts across the world to stage a “climate strike” on Friday, demanding politicians and other adults in their lives take bold and immediate action on climate change… Read More

 


 

His Mission: Meet 10,000 People, One At A Time, For An Hour At A Time. His Goal: Human Connection.

by Grace Dickinson, The Philadelphia Inquirer

So far, he’s connected with nearly 2,800 strangers, and projects to spend the next 10 years continuing to plug away at his goal… Read More

 


 

Marriott CEO Says Cutting Out Single-Use Toiletries Will Save 500 Million Plastic Bottles Per Year

by Jeremy Hobson and Allison Hagan, WBUR

The world’s largest hotel chain, Marriott International, says it’s ditching the tiny shampoo, conditioner and shower gel bottles for a more sustainable approach at all its properties by December 2020… Read More

 


 

This ‘Personal Carbon Sequestration’ Device Uses Algae To Remove CO2 From The Air

by Adele Peters, Fast Company

Just plug it into your office’s HVAC system and start removing emissions from the air… Read More

 


 

Conservation Group To Buy Largest Private Sequoia Forest In The World

 by Melissa Breyer, Treehugger

The 530-acre forest has hundreds of ancient giant sequoia, including the fifth-largest tree known on the planet… Read More

 


 

Rescuers Used A Human Chain To Save A Group Of Dolphins Stranded In A Florida Canal

by Allen Kim, CNN

The dolphins, including two calves, were trapped in a canal near the Fossil Park neighborhood since Sunday… Read More

 


 

In World’s First Telethon to Fight Climate Crisis, Denmark Raises Millions to Plant Trees

by McKinley Corbley, Good News Network

This weekend, the two-and-a-half hour live benefit event “Denmark Plants Trees” was broadcasted on the public television channel TV2. Musicians, actors, philanthropists, sports icons, and politicians all participated in the event as it was filmed from within the Gisselfeld Klosters Skove forest… Read More

 

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