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Lucy Edwards, a white woman with long red hair, wears a coral dress and holds up the new Blind Barbie in front of a light blue background; the Blind Barbie, a doll with brown hair, silver sunglasses, a pink shirt, lilac ruffle skirt, and a cane, is displayed on a rainbow backdrop

First-ever Blind Barbie creates a 'sense of belonging' for disabled children

The new doll, which features a cane and comes in Braille packaging, costs just $11.
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An adult male tiger in Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary.

Thailand's rangers hailed for doubling tiger population amid conservation hurdles

Data revealed in a new study show a steady recovery of tigers in Thailand’s Western Forest Complex over the past two decades. This recovery has been mirrored by a simultaneous increase in the numbers of the tigers’ prey animals, such as sambar deer and types of wild cattle.
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A baby red panda from the Chattanooga Zoo sits on a white towel

Newborn red pandas give hope to endangered species — and make for some adorable photos

Four zoos across North America have recently welcomed a number of newborn red pandas, a glimmer of hope for the endangered species.
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A Florida grasshopper sparrow sitting atop a wildflower with its beak open in song.

A critically endangered bird species — the size of a stack of sticky notes — is making a huge comeback

Experts are celebrating the 1,000th release of a Florida grasshopper sparrow into the wild, following years of conservation efforts.
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A man's arms hold a young bull shark, about the size of a rugby ball and still dripping water.

Nuanced good news: Baby bull sharks are thriving in Texas and Alabama bays as the Gulf of Mexico warms

While some species have struggled to adjust to the region’s rising water temperatures in recent years, one is thriving: juvenile bull sharks.
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A photo collage of a boat in the ocean, crocodile eggs, a mountain and town, cells, and a baby sea turtle

Good News This Week: July 20, 2024 - Ferries, Crocodiles, & Sea Turtles

Your weekly roundup of the best good news worth celebrating...
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A young Bob Newhart at rehearsal for 1987 Emmy Awards, sitting in the middle of an aisle.

Bob Newhart has passed at 94. To honor his legacy, his family asked for donations to his ‘favorite charity’

Words of support and love have poured in following the actor’s death, all speaking to his generosity and kindness.
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Meghan Thee Stallion sings into a microphone on stage, wearing a red and white pinup-style mini dress

Why Megan Thee Stallion is donating emergency generators to seniors in the wake of Hurricane Beryl

The rapper has just announced the Emergency Power Program to help protect senior citizens in future disasters.
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chart of charitable giving from 1985 to 2023, showing an overall upward trajectory with some small drops

New 2023 data: U.S. charitable giving shows signs of stabilizing after years of volatility

Total giving has swung up and down more sharply than usual in recent years. However, there are more signs of charitable giving’s strength than weakness in this new data.
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A baby Siamese crocodile hatches from its shell, side by side with a handful of other eggs in a nest

Near-extinct crocodiles bounce back in what scientists call a 'real sign of hope'

Siamese crocodiles were thought to be extinct in 1992. Last month, 60 new babies hatched in Cambodia's Cardamom Mountain National Park.
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A great white shark - the main icon of "Shark Week" - swimming in the ocean surrounded by fish.

Shark Week is already eyeing a host for next year, and the future is 'female'

The show has run with a host for 24 years straight, and one thing has stayed the same. But as women lead the field of marine biology in greater numbers, the tides could be changing.
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A red fox labrador stands opposite a cheetah, a fence in between them. The dog is on a leash being held by a trainer.

Conservation dogs train for anti-poaching league... by practicing at the zoo

These conservation dogs will go on to fight the poaching of endangered species.
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