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Good News Headlines 8/18/2021

Climate activist Greta Thunberg is imploring the world to be “brave” after a comprehensive new climate report by the United Nations concluded a hotter future is locked in. She told supporters it’s “up to us to be brave and take decisions based on the scientific evidence provided in these reports.”

How A Stock Photography Project Is Confronting Fat Bias

A recent Harvard study shows that although rates of bias against sexual orientation and race have gone down over the past decade, they’ve gone up for weight. We see this play out in medical spaces, where doctors routinely blame weight for all health issues, in workplaces where plus-size employees are less likely to be promoted.

Good News Headlines 8/11/2021

A killer whale stranded on a rocky shore in Alaska was saved in an hours-long rescue effort by boaters, locals and wildlife officials. The 20-ft (6 metres) orca was spotted washed up on Prince of Wales island last Thursday, apparently stuck in a crevice of rocks 4ft above the tide line. 

Good News Headlines 8/4/2021

This year’s show began on July 17 and will last until August 26. The peak will be on the night of August 11, running into the early hours of August 12. That’s when the rate of shooting stars will be at its highest, with about 50 meteors per hour.

Good News Headlines 7/28/2021

What do you get when you surprise random people with an unexpected dance party on the streets of New York? Pure joy, community, and connection. The inspiring street performance group Improv Everywhere placed a decal on the pavement in a park that read, “stand here for dance party.”

Good News Headlines 7/21/2021

"We found that the tiger visits these cubs regularly, and his behaviour shows that he is not a threat to the cubs. We have seen the cubs playing with the male tiger and sharing kills,” Sharma told Mongabay-India.

Good News Headlines 7/14/2021

India has invented ‘flying solar panels,’ which are being suspended above irrigation canals to cut down on the evaporation of precious water droplets by providing shade from the sun’s evaporating heat.

Tips For Traveling With The Elderly

When you decide to travel with elderly companions, there are some factors you might consider to make everyone’s time on the go as enjoyable as possible. With a little bit of planning, you can pick a great destination, travel safely, and make memories to last a lifetime!

Good News Headlines 7/7/2021

Behind the Mr. Trash Wheel brand is one of the most important concepts of modern pollution theory—that rivers deposit the bulk of the garbage existing in the oceans. One thousand of the world’s rivers source 80% of all the trash found in the ocean.

When Philanthropy Meets Governance

While well-meaning philanthropy may help fill in the cracks, governance aims to fix the system through structural changes that empower and enable a society to move forward instead of backward. It is increasingly apparent that the best way to fight inequality is by spreading the equity around.

Critical Race Theory: What It Is And What It Isn’t

Critical race theory provides techniques to analyze U.S. history and legal institutions by acknowledging that racial problems do not go away when we leave them unaddressed. Critical race theorists are interested not just in studying the law and systems of racism, but in changing them for the better.

Good News Headlines 6/30/2021

Gov. Gavin Newsom says California will pay off all the past-due rent that accumulated in the nation’s most populated state because of the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, a promise to make landlords whole while giving renters a clean slate.

Good News Headlines 6/23/2021

For an unborn child, spina bifida, a birth defect in which the spinal cord fails to develop or close properly, is a devastating diagnosis. Until recently, doctors were unable to attempt to correct the condition until after the baby was born.

Good News Headlines 6/9/21

The Supreme Court issues ruling affirming the sovereignty of American Indian tribes. This decision affirms the authority tribes have on tribal lands, and acknowledges the vital role that tribal governments play in keeping their communities safe.

Daily Astrology

October 23, 2021

The overnight period brings significant changes. Shortly after the midnight hour tolls the Sun arrives in Scorpio and before dawn the Moon enters Gemini. The light-hearted Moon facilitates tinkering with plans. Inquisitive souls who awaken with...

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