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May
16
Good News on Poverty in Vietnam, Wind in Texas, and Funding for Ocean Conservation

Good News on Poverty in Vietnam, Wind in Texas, and Funding for Ocean Conservation

Plus, peak carbon emissions in China by 2027, women's rights in Spain, global COVID-19 death rates plunging, an 'ecological miracle' on Lord Howe, the end of greyhound racing in the US, and the world's largest animal crossing.
11 min read
May
14
168: Tabula Sapiens

168: Tabula Sapiens

Plus, our very own black hole, Pulitzer Prize-winning science journalism, a visit to the human factory, and good news on cancer in Canada, poverty in Vietnam, a global insurance giant ditching fossil fuels, and the end of greyhound racing in the US.
10 min read
Apr
23
167: Hyperaccumulator

167: Hyperaccumulator

Plus, electric airplanes, mRNA vaccines for cancer, globalists versus patriots, and good news on diabetes, poverty in Canada, grid upgrades in the United States, and a bucketload of new funding for ocean conservation.
13 min read
Apr
15
Good News on Women's Rights in Indonesia, Germany's Easter Agreement, and Turtles in the Seychelles

Good News on Women's Rights in Indonesia, Germany's Easter Agreement, and Turtles in the Seychelles

Plus, the most successful charity event of all time, blood deliveries by drone in Rwanda, an electric vehicle boom in the United Kingdom, ocean conservation in Australia, and recoveries for bears, rhinos, gorillas, salmon, sea lions and walruses.
13 min read
Apr
15
166: Earendel

166: Earendel

Plus, how Alphafold is upending life sciences, the end of the end of history, the care economy, and good news on womens' rights in Indonesia, a solar power boom in the Phillipines, and the return of forests in Scotland.
13 min read
Apr
08
165: Molecular Dissasembly Line

165: Molecular Dissasembly Line

Plus, Gigafactory fly-throughs, knitted soup bowl monsters, the first gap-free human genome, and good news on marine conservation in Australia, one-horned rhinoceroses in Assam, and walruses in Svalbard.
14 min read
Mar
26
Good News on Clean Stoves, Neonatal Tetanus, and Spotted Owls

Good News on Clean Stoves, Neonatal Tetanus, and Spotted Owls

Plus, the acceleration of the European energy transition, feminism in Pakistan, conservation in Oregon, EVs in France, and the end of fur farming in Belgium.
12 min read
Mar
25
164: Spider Talk

164: Spider Talk

Plus, the little copter that could, grid synchronization, lorecraft, and good news on maternal and neonatal tetanus, recyclable wind turbines and spotted owls.
12 min read
Mar
18
163: Book of Job

163: Book of Job

Plus, gyrotron-powered millimeter-wave geothermal drilling, swimming outdoors, Mali magic, and good news on clean cooking, EVs in France, and a mega donation for the Amazon.
11 min read
Mar
11
Good News on Bilharzia, Clean Energy in Europe, and a Global Agreement on Plastics

Good News on Bilharzia, Clean Energy in Europe, and a Global Agreement on Plastics

Plus, cancer declines in Japan, floating solar flowers in South Korea, women's rights in Colombia, and a new national park in Chile.
13 min read