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Oct
16
Good News, 16th October 2021

Good News, 16th October 2021

An incredible new weapon in the war against one of humanity's oldest and deadliest foes. Plus, good news on landmines, healthcare in India and Haiti, a coal ban in China's industrial heartland, the end of overfishing in the United States, and a massive new marine reserve in the Atlantic.
12 min read
Oct
16
No 150: Primordial Compound Eye

No 150: Primordial Compound Eye

Plus, neuroaesthetics, cancer-killing parasitic fungi, the Dionysus effect, and good news on public health in Haiti, a new global tax arrangement, energy storage, conservation in China, and the end of overfishing in the United States.
12 min read
Oct
08
No. 149: If You Say The Word

No. 149: If You Say The Word

Plus, farmscrapers, the first ever vaccine for a parasitic disease, plastic-eating enzymes, and good news on global landmine clearances, good governance in Indonesia, a coal ban in Guangdong, and the restoration of three national monuments in the United States
11 min read
Oct
02
Good News, 2nd October 2021

Good News, 2nd October 2021

Electric vehicles are coming WAY faster than you think. Plus, good news on coal funding from China, global cholera cases, access to electricity in Bangladesh, attitudes to race in the United States, wildlife crossings, and the largest philanthropic donation for conservation of all time.
12 min read
Oct
02
No. 148: Rainbow Circles

No. 148: Rainbow Circles

Plus, a new story for the New World, why astrology matters, 3D-printed army barracks, and good news on children's rights in the Phillipines, gay marriage in Switzerland, fossil fuels divestment in Quebec, and new animal protections in Hawaii.
11 min read
Sep
24
No. 147: Cascatelli

No. 147: Cascatelli

11 min read
Sep
17
Good News, 17th September 2021

Good News, 17th September 2021

A landmark decision for human rights in Mexico. Plus, the sexiest electric pickup truck on the planet, and good news on the global coal pipeline, US poverty, declines in leprosy, multiple conservation wins in Australia, and the recovery of Atlantic tuna.
12 min read
Sep
17
No. 146: E-Ute

No. 146: E-Ute

Plus, starling murmurations, artificial kidneys, Buddhism for dogs, and good news on poverty reductions in the US, the decline of leprosy, vanishing global coal pipelines, and bandicoot recoveries in Australia.
11 min read
Sep
10
No. 145: Fungal Intelligence

No. 145: Fungal Intelligence

Plus, the most powerful magnetic field ever created, how a deep ocean bacteria led to a cure for brain cancer, and good news on human rights in Mexico, sanitation in India, a major divestment milestone in the US, and the recovery of tuna stocks in the Atlantic.
10 min read
Sep
03
Good News, 3rd September 2021

Good News, 3rd September 2021

The Trump Administration's environmental vandalism is getting fixed, one law at a time. Plus, a big human rights victory in Somalia, a just transition in Spain, rising female literacy in Africa, exploding global EV sales, and the return of wild beavers to Scotland.
11 min read