Good News for the Environment

Stories of progress for the planet

Researchers Created Sustainable Jelly Ice Cubes That Don't Melt

A new type of cooling cube could revolutionize how food is kept cold and shipped fresh without relying on ice or traditional cooling packs — free from waste and mold.
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Nepal's Conservation Efforts Have Nearly Doubled Their Tiger Population

Nepal is the only country on track to meet a 2022 pledge to double its wild tiger population from a 2010 baseline.‍ Key to the growing tiger population is the combination of a tough anti-poaching approach and close engagement with communities living near tiger habitats. It's working.
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These 5 Books Will Challenge How You Think About Climate Change & The Earth

These five books offer an alternative perspective. In contrast to the simplistic idea that all we need to do is implement a set of technological and lifestyle changes, they offer a new way of understanding and relating to nature.
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Rewilding Projects Are Multiplying Across the U.K. – Seeking to Boost Biodiversity

One of the most innovative projects now underway may be WildEast, which ambitiously hopes to rewild an area more than three times the size of New York City, creating interconnecting wild corridors across East Anglia, the country’s most intensely farmed region.
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This Nonprofit Is Helping the East Coast Recycle Clothing Waste

Brooklyn-based Fabscrap hopes to sign up 20 to 25 brands to recycle textile waste in the Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington, DC, and southern New Jersey areas over the next year.
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Milan Is Helping People and the Planet With Its Mission To Cut Food Waste in Half

Milan launched a new Food Policy aimed at creating a more sustainable food system, involving local players such as the city’s research centers, institutions, private sector and NGOs as much as possible.
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Technology and Tradition Team Up To Watch Over a Sacred Island’s Sea Turtles

Uninhabited Poilão Island in Guinea-Bissau is Africa’s most important nesting ground for green sea turtles. Researchers and local people now work together to study the turtles with the aim of better protecting them.
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An All-Women Coral Conservation Group is Reviving Coral Reefs

Coral Catch Gili Air recently received a grant to fund an all-women conservation team to train women from all over Indonesia how to plant, breed, graft, and garden corals.
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Indigenous Activists Are Fighting Against the Line 3 Pipeline — And They Need Your Help

Indigenous activists have fought time and time again for the sacred nature of both land and water: we’ve seen them fight against the implementation of The Dakota Access Pipeline, the Trans Mountain pipeline, and at the forefront of the anti-Line 3 movement.
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Six Book Recommendations About Climate Change From Emma Watson

Emma Watson — actor and UN Women’s Goodwill Ambassador, hid more than 40 books around Glasgow during COP26 for people to find.‍ The inspiring reads on climate issues are part of the #COPBookFairies campaign.
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