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Nov
20
No 153: Hopepunk

No 153: Hopepunk

Plus, phenomenal imaging resolution in a live brain, cancelling Leunig, a Glasgow half full, Mama Elephant and good news on measles, global tobacco use, prostate cancer in Canada, the Amazon of Europe and the regeneration of the Thames.
15 min read
Nov
08
Good News, 8th November 2021

Good News, 8th November 2021

An enormous new marine park for one of the most biodiverse ocean corridors on the planet. Plus, why COP26 is going better than you think, and good news on stroke rates, war deaths, human rights in Chile, democracy in Kazakhstan, turtles, cheetahs and the end of animal testing in Mexico.
13 min read
Nov
05
No 152: Space Tacos

No 152: Space Tacos

Plus, ghost ancestors, the most impressive computer vision we've ever seen, good news on stroke rates, the recovery of a Saharan antelope, and conservation in the Pacific.
12 min read
Oct
29
No 151: An Inordinate Fondness for Beetles and Stars

No 151: An Inordinate Fondness for Beetles and Stars

Plus, a guide to Glasgow, the mathematical secrets of 42, why emotions are nurture not nature, and good news on global war deaths, polio vaccine rollouts, democracy in central Asia, poaching declines in Malawi, and the return of sea turtles in Cape Verde
15 min read
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