Good News Headlines 9/27/16

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The UK Designates Over One Million Square Kilometers Of Ocean As Protected

by Katie Medlock, Inhabitat

The UK is designating an enormous amount of space located around a few of its British overseas territories as protected areas, ending commercial fishing around the islands and ensuring preservation of marine life in the area… Read More



High School Quarterback Gives Homecoming Crown To Friend With Cerebral Palsy

by Tod Perry, Good Magazine

Fossil Ridge High School quarterback Max Akin is a winner. Not only because his team is undefeated and he was crowned homecoming king, but because he knows the power of positivity… Read More



Toronto School Bans Juice Boxes From Students’ Lunches

by Katherine Martinko, Treehugger

As part of its litterless lunch program, Jackman Avenue Junior Public School has told parents that juice boxes are no longer allowed. It's a brilliant move that will reduce sugar consumption too… Read More



A Big Hollywood Milestone For Arab-Americans

by Khaled A. Beydoun, Al Jazeera

Rami Malek, an Egyptian American, was the first non-white actor in 18 years to win the Emmy for best actor in a drama series… Read More



A Mom’s Plea For Library Books Brought In 15,000—And Transformed Her Small Town

by Jane Braxton Little, YES! Magazine

Lit lovers from all over the country—including authors Sherman Alexie and Neil Gaiman—sent books to reopen the rural school library… Read More



Homeless Shelter Rehabs Old Building To Offer Place Of Employment To Its Guests

by Nathaniel Strang, Good News Network

The Lighthouse Shelter in Annapolis, Maryland is showing the way, taking a creative approach to getting people off the streets and into a safe and secure place to live and work… Read More



Zero Waste Grocery Store Opens In Montréal

by Katherine Martinko, Treehugger

Méga Vrac features more than 700 products, making it a perfect place for waste-averse shoppers to stock their pantries… Read More


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