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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
Sep
03
The Crunch No. 144: Universal Egg

The Crunch No. 144: Universal Egg

10 min read
Aug
28
The Crunch No. 143: Belarusian Cyber Partisan

The Crunch No. 143: Belarusian Cyber Partisan

Plus, robot chameleons, lab-grown breast milk, 'care at scale' and good news on female literacy in Africa, global off-grid solar, air pollution in Beijing, beaver re-wilding in Scotland, and rhino recoveries in Kenya.
13 min read
Aug
20
Collapse, Renewal and the Rope of History

Collapse, Renewal and the Rope of History

What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.
16 min read
Jul
16
The Crunch No. 142: Pause

The Crunch No. 142: Pause

Plus, a new charity partner, and some updates from a few old ones.
4 min read
Jul
11
The Crunch No. 141: Homesick Pebble

The Crunch No. 141: Homesick Pebble

Plus, galactic colonization, robot paramedics, Chinese rock n' roll, and good news on cancer death rates in the US, coal in the UK and Spain, tree planting in India, and a ban on salmon farming in Tierra del Fuego.
11 min read
Jul
02
Good News, 2nd July 2021

Good News, 2nd July 2021

Animal activists just pulled off an incredible bear rescue mission in China. Plus, good news on human development in Bangladesh, a global tax agreement, LGBTQI+ rights in Canada, coal pipelines, electric vehicles in Europe, and elephant recoveries in Tanzania.
10 min read