Good News for the Environment

Sustainable stories of progress for the planet

Major Civil Rights Moments in Every State

Highlighting a contribution from each state toward civil rights in America, along with what led to that historical moment and the change it brought.
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Where To Recycle Your Shoes

How to recycle your shoes — or maybe donate or upcycle them. We've rounded up a list of sustainable recommendations to get you started.
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Good News: Conservation Efforts Are Saving Humpback Whales

Humpback whales were almost entirely wiped out by commercial whaling in the 19th and early 20th century, but decades of conservation efforts are paying off as experts see a historic population increase in recent years.
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Sustainable & Convenient: The 7 Best Electric Lighters (2022)

A roundup of the best rechargeable lighters on the market — for lighting candles, barbecues, or outdoor adventures.
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Staying Pawsitive: The Best Good News Stories About Dogs

Happy news about dogs doing good for people and the planet — and hopeful stories of people doing good for dogs.
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2021 Was the Year Cargo Shipping Pivoted Green

Political, economic, and technological stars are aligning to make a stubbornly carbon-intensive industry sustainable.
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Uganda's 'Dr. Gladys' Honored by U.N. For Work Linking Conservation and Health

The United Nations on December 7th recognized Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka as one of its “champions of the Earth” for promoting the One Health approach to conservation in Africa.
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The 'Great Blue Wall' Will Help Save the Oceans

Ten nations in the western Indian Ocean committed this November to create a network of marine conservation areas to hasten progress toward the goal of protecting 30% of the oceans by 2030.
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'Youth Councils' Are Playing a Big Role In Saving Cities From Climate Change

Across the American Southwest, youth councils are advising cities on sustainability -- and holding mayors to account.
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Bike Kitchens: Community-run Repair Workshops Are Building the Culture of Cycling

Bike kitchens offer tools, second-hand parts and bikes, and convivial help with repairs. They are also hubs for community development.
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