Plus, a new charity partner, an update on global poverty, malaria vaccines in Africa, a new paradigm for conservation in British Columbia, and China's mind-blowing plans for its deserts.
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Plus, progress on HPV vaccines, poverty in Malaysia, a Mary Poppins economy in the United States, an ivory ban in Canada and the Bike Bus Movement goes global.
Plus, global inequality, school meals programs, maternal care in the DRC, human rights in Latvia, conservation in Tibet, and tree planting in Kenya
Plus, leprosy in the Maldives, maternal care in Bangladesh, Paul Hawken on regeneration, the first of the Klamath dams goes down, and guerilla rewilding in the United Kingdom.
Plus, open defecation, vaccinations in Nigeria, labour victories in America, rewilding golf courses, conservation in Colombia and sea turtles in Florida
Good News on Education for Girls, Crime in the United Kingdom, and Ocean Conservation in New Zealand
Plus, progress on tax evasion, Americans with disabilities, a breakthrough on cervical cancer, fishing bans in Cameroon, mangroves in China, anti-trafficking in Malaysia, and plastic reduction in Indonesia.
Plus, polio eradication, falling crime in the United States, falling poverty in Cabo Verde, reforestation in China, the Ocean Cleanup, and a possible ban on fossil fuel cars in Stockholm
Plus, a game-changing treatment for cystic fibrosis, eco-concrete, white hydrogen, a victory for indigenous rights in Brazil, and cycling in the United States
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Plus, girls' education in Nigeria, crime in NYC, Chicago and LA, wildlife crossings in Texas, a new nature reserve in Bolivia and elephants in southern Africa
Plus, education in Pakistan, Medicare costs in the United States, water management in Paris, golden eagles in Scotland, un-taming the Mississippi, and mangroves in China.
Good News on Poverty in Bangladesh, Ecosystems in Ecuador, and Indigenous Fire Practices in Australia
Plus, school meals in the US and India, trans rights in Germany, car-free streets in Montreal, ocean (and river) cleanups, and the revival of the Tasmanian Devil
Plus, why good news is bad, progress on polio eradication, wheat prices, a new malaria vaccine, education in Cambodia, national parks in Mexico, environmental victories in Montana, and re-wilding in the UK.
Plus, sexy farming, ending witchcraft in Ghana, heart disease in the US, women's rights in Oman, fishing restrictions in South Africa, and land restoration in the Netherlands.
Plus, serial killers, modern day doom machines, malaria in Iran, a debt-for-nature swap for Gabon, wetland restoration in New York and a new national monument in the Grand Canyon
Plus, hepatitis elimination in Egypt, deforestation in the Amazon, women's rights in Africa, seahorse conservation in Australia, good news on the US economy, and a heroic effort off the coast of Yemen.
Plus, falling FGM rates, capital punishment in Ghana, poverty in Cambodia, offshore wind in the US, wildlife corridors in Borneo and ocean conservation in the UK
Plus, crime in New York, AIDS in Namibia, childhood mortality in Cambodia, tree planting in Fiji, nature restoration in Europe and a welcome reprieve for the Amazon
Plus, global income classifications, drowning rates, childcare in Canada, plastic in Ghana, rewilding in Spain, and a whole lot of animal comebacks.
Plus, funding for a new TB vaccine, psychedelic medicine in Australia, maternal mortality in Malawi, deforestation in Malaysia and Indonesia, the return of sea otters, and rewilding in Ireland
When we only tell the stories of doom, we fail to see the stories of possibility.
Plus, 11 new biosphere reserves, breast cancer in England, teen pregnancy in Kenya, clean slate laws in the United States, blue whales in California, land restoration in Mali, and food waste in South Korea
Plus, cosmic ray muons, industrial stem cell engineering, new sci-fi recommendations, and good news on rubella in southeast Asia, breast cancer in the UK, blue whales in California, food waste in South Korea, and industrial clean energy policy in the US and Japan.
Plus, Dolly Parton, same sex marriage around the world, water in Morocco, a plan to save the Amazon, tree cover in Africa and bee protection in New York.
Plus, a new charity partner, declining murder rates and falling teen pregnancy in the United States, malaria in Tanzania, electric trucks, conservation in China, and old men yelling at clouds.
Plus, poverty reduction, sanitation in the Ivory Coast, LGBTQI+ rights in Romania, the end of native logging in our backyard, turtle conservation in Panama, incredible news about clean energy investment, and why Australia is the lucky country (again)
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Plus, the elimination of elephantiasis in Bangladesh, good news on women's rights in China, homicide in the United States, conservation in Costa Rica, and platypus re-wilding in Australia
Plus, open-source sourdough, synesthesia, the oldest architectural plans, and good news on tropical disease elimination in Bangladesh, Mali and Benin; homicide rates in the United States; deforestation in Brazil; platypus reintroductions in Australia; and falling emissions in Europe.
Plus, progress on AIDS in Uganda, healthcare and gender equality in the United States, some big breakthroughs on Alzheimer's and Parkinson's, the biggest ever debt-for-nature swap in Ecuador, and some welcome shade for US cities.
Plus, this year's 'Green Nobel' winners, smoking in the United States, air pollution in China, education in Argentina, species restoration in Tahiti, a successful plastic ban in Philadelphia, and a win for environmentalists in Canada.
Plus, the oldest living thing on Earth, hiking in heels, sperm-injecting robots, Toyota enters the ring, and good news on respiratory diseases, smoking in the US, a new conservation area in Bolivia, snail restoration in Tahiti, and clean energy policy in Canada.
Good News on Women's Rights in Uzbekistan, Conservation in Colombia, and River Restoration in Florida
Plus, why America isn't that awful, big news on the R21 malaria vaccine, progress in global de-worming, breast cancer in Canada, peak dams, a traffic ban in Lisbon and reforestation in Togo
Plus, slip slop slap, teen pregnancy in the Philippines, family planning in Kenya and Ghana, water conservation in Canada, shark re-wilding in Indonesia, and oysters in Bris Vegas.
Plus, some surprising new global population estimates, a decline in terrorism, wokeness in America, beavers in London, a greener Ramadan, and private conservation in South America.
Plus, falling homicides in Brazil, free contraception in Ghana, infrastructure in India, two new national monuments in the United States, animal testing around the world, and cycling in London.
Plus, cancer in Europe, paternity leave around the world, drug overdoses in the United States, smoking in Cambodia, an amazing public health achievement by India, seaweed, and the end of fox hunts in Scotland.
Good News on Maternal Mortality, a Treaty for the High Seas and the Restoration of the Atlantic Forest
Plus, how girls' lives have improved in the last decade, reproductive rights in France, vaccine drone deliveries in Ghana, a massive new national park in Australia, ocean conservation in Panama, and good news on sea otters and the Iberian lynx
Plus, superconductivity, a secret corridor in the Great Pyramid, why dying matters, and good news on global maternal mortality, vaccine delivery in Ghana, the restoration of the Atlantic Forest, ocean conservation in Panama, and solar in Australia.
Plus, primary education in the DRC, cancer screenings in the United States, reforestation in Ghana, a green corridor for Singapore, and a fur ban in California.
Plus, Black Fever in India, progress for Tanzania, heroic engineering in Ukraine, falling deforestation in the Amazon, and recoveries for storks in Florida and marmots in Kyrgyzstan
Plus, Jal Jeevan, human rights in Finland, psychedelic medicine in Australia, reproductive rights in France, fish friendly hydropower, and the 50th anniversary of the Endangered Species Act.
Plus, a great year for LGBTQ and children's rights around the world, health insurance in the United States, protections for the Tongass in Alaska, Monarch butterfly numbers recovering, and a 'Hope Spot' off the coast of Ireland
Plus, family planning in Kenya, employment in the United States, a super safe year for aviation and natural disasters, deep-sea mining in France, and the return of wolves to Italy
Plus, measles in south-east Asia, teen pregnancy in America, the healing of the ozone layer, a new way of thinking about urban density, the recovery of one-horned rhinos in India, and the restoration of the Jordan River.
The world didn't fall apart this year. You just got your news from the wrong places.
Plus, education in Sierra Leone, de-mining in Cambodia, a new Alzheimer's drug, floating wetlands, green projects in Europe, and plastic in Abu Dhabi.
Plus, holographic wormholes, lab-grown salmon, floating wetlands, and good news on measles, education in Sierra Leone, de-mining in Cambodia, a new drug for Alzheimer's, windfarms in Scotland, clean energy in the United States, and global mangrove protections.
Plus, the biggest dam removal ever, malaria in Brazil, literacy in Latin America, blue bonds in Belize, good news for sharks, and how South Korea got to zero food waste.