Good News About Water

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#TeamSeas: YouTubers Raised $30 Million To Remove 30 Million Pounds of Trash From the Ocean

TeamSeas — an initiative from popular YouTubers Mr. Beast and Mark Rober — successfully raised $30 million dollars to take 30 million pounds of trash out of the waters.
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A sign advertising the TV show: Flip my Florida Yard sits on a patch of grass.

Water-guzzling Yards Are Getting a Celebrity Makeover

A new reality series is using the HGTV method to tackle Florida’s water supply issues. Get ready to meet "Flip My Florida Yard." Read more...
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Worker Jarkko Laanti checks the water quality at the underground Kakola wastewater treatment plant in Turku, Finland. Thomson Reuters Foundation/Alister Doyle

Finnish City Taps Sewers for Energy in Sprint for Net Zero

Finland’s oldest city has slashed emissions by more than half and is now looking to heat from sewage to get to net zero.
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One of the five bodies of water that are suing the State of Florida

Advocates Are Working To Give Water Legal Rights

Threatened by development, five bodies of water are suing the State of Florida, making the unprecedented argument that nature has legal rights, too.
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Best Good News From 2021

The 162 Best Good News Stories From 2021

The ultimate list of the best good news stories from the year 2021.
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A worker walking through the doors of Clackamas County's Water Treatment Facility

Oregon Is Turning Sewage Into an Endless Supply of Green Energy

Converting poop into heat and electricity offers a tantalizing proposition: more waste equals more clean power.
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