Good News Headlines 5/21/19
Waorani women celebrating their victory in court.
Photograph by Dolores Ochoa / AP
Millions Of Acres Of Rainforest Saved: A Tiny Amazon Tribe Just Defeated Big Oil In A Historic Lawsuit.
by Leo Shvedsky, Upworthy
It’s not every day that you see a story like this. A real David v. Goliath story that results in a win for all of humanity… Read More
by Rebekah Entralgo, ThinkProgress
A growth in the undocumented immigrant population is not associated with an increase in local crime, according to a new study from The Marshall Project… Read More
Epic New Trail Will Allow Cyclists And Hikers To Travel 3,700 Miles Across America From Coast To Coast
by McKinley Corbley, Good News Network
The Great American Rail-Trail will stretch 3,700 miles across 12 states, from Washington DC to Washington state. Collectively, the trail will connect more than 125 currently existing trails and 90 trail gaps… Read More
by Kumasi Aaron, WPTV
Riley Cockrell is on a mission to get 30 loads of laundry washed inside a tiny truck for all the people who have lined up outside it… Read More
by Catharine Paddock PhD, Medical News Today
The body has its own mechanisms for fighting cancer, but sometimes they are too weak to suppress tumor growth. Now, scientists have found that broccoli, kale, and other cruciferous vegetables contain a compound… Read More
by Virginia Gewin, Nature
Developers of ‘Request a Woman Scientist’ hope that its 10,000 participants can help to boost gender diversity in scientific talks and in the media… Read More
by Dobi Finley, Good News Network
The Time for Trees campaign was recently launched by The Arbor Day Foundation, which is the largest US-based nonprofit dedicated towards planting trees… Read More
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