Good News for the Environment

Sustainable stories of progress for the planet

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You Can Adopt an Axolotl and Bring These Adorable 'Water Monsters' Back From the Brink of Extinction

A Mexican university is using a virtual adopt-an-axolotl campaign to raise funds, build habitats, and save the rare aquatic salamander species from extinction.
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Scientists Have Figured Out How To Use Rice Husks & Newspapers for Eco-Friendly Insulation

Researchers in Panama have used a mix of newspaper, rice husk, borax, and glue to develop an eco-friendly thermal insulation material.
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From Food Reviewers To Climate Activists, Meet Some Change-Makers From This Year's Forbes '30 Under 30'

The yearly list introduces individuals making a positive impact, inspiring with bold solutions, and contributing to a more inclusive world.
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3 sustainable Black Friday Sales: A Bedding Set, Dipping Sauces & Experiences.

49 Best Sustainable Black Friday & Cyber Monday Sales To Shop This Year

If you're looking to intentionally shop sustainably during Black Friday and Cyber Monday, we have some recommendations to give you a head start.
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These Brands Want To Redefine Black Friday: 'Don't Buy. Just Borrow.'

These companies are deviating from traditional Black Friday practices by closing their online stores, offering repairs, and even loaning out products to people for free.
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No, You Can't Donate Thanksgiving Leftovers - But Here's What You Can Do Instead

It’s tempting to want to do something good with all of those Thanksgiving leftovers, but food banks can’t take them. Here’s other ways you can help donate this Thanksgiving.
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Good News This Week: November 18, 2023 - Barbies, Socks, & AR Filters

Your weekly roundup of the best good news worth celebrating...
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Nest and Etsy Partner To Create Climate Guides for Artisan Workers Across U.S.

Nest and Etsy have released two free online guides to assist artisans and small business owners dealing with the increasing risks of climate-related disasters.
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Graphic Quote: Nature once determined how we survive. Now we determine how nature survives. — Sir David Attenborough

64 Most Inspiring Quotes from Sir David Attenborough

His messages remind us that we are not apart from nature, but a part of it, and that the stewardship of this planet is not just an environmental concern but a matter of our own survival.
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10 Environmental Victories — For and By Indigenous Communities — To Celebrate

As we stand in solidarity with Indigenous climate activists, here are just a handful of major victories from the past year.
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