War & Conflict Good News

Even in the midst of heartbreak and injustice, there are always people fighting for peace and an end to conflict

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Good News This Week: June 26, 2023 - Reefs, Haircuts, & Weddings

Your weekly roundup of the best good news worth celebrating...
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Following Kakhovka Dam Flooding, Helpers Rush To Provide Clean Water To Ukrainians

Floods in Ukraine caused 16,000 people to lose their homes, and water contamination and scarcity threaten human health and the environment. This organization is stepping in.
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51 Most Powerful Refugee Quotes for World Refugee Day

These quotes serve as a stark reminder of our shared responsibility to protect and support refugees.
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Awareness Ribbons: What Does a Black Ribbon Mean?

Black awareness ribbons signify more than just mourning and remembrance — we’ve curated the complete guide to their numerous meanings.
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Awareness Ribbons: What Does a White Ribbon Mean?

White awareness ribbons signify more than just peace and bone cancer awareness — we’ve curated the complete guide to their numerous meanings.
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Courageous Volunteers Save Hundreds of Animals in Ukraine's War Zones

Kyiv Animal Rescue Group returned for its first evacuation mission to the eastern part of Ukraine, which has been heavily shelled amid Russia's full-scale war.
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Statistics: Where Refugees To the US Come From (and Why)

Millions of people are fleeing violence, persecution, and economic instability, and attempting to start a new life in a more tolerant and secure country.
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Civil War Expert: How To Save & Strengthen U.S. Democracy

At TED2023, Barbara F. Walter, a civil war expert, explained how to protect and strengthen democracy and prevent civil war in the U.S.
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TED2023 Kicks Off with Good News

TED2023’s theme is ‘Possibility,’ and the conference began with a celebration of good news from around the globe.
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A Veteran's Case for Implementing Military Gun Standards in Our Society

A veteran combat medic's bold case for implementing military gun standards to protect our children and create a safer society.
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