Good News About Water

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Best Good News From 2021

The Best Good News Stories From 2021

The ultimate list of the best good news stories from the year 2021.
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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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Marine Noise

Why Noise Reduction Could Save Marine Life

Sound is essential to the survival and prosperity of marine life, but human-made ocean noise threatens this fragile world. Sound travels much farther and faster underwater than in air and is vitally important to marine animals.
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Water Protectors in Standing Rock Are Fighting For a Safer America

At the Standing Rock Reservation between North & South Dakota, a community of Indigenous activists is working to protect water and water systems across the U.S. They are known as Water Protectors: a group of cultural organizers who believe in the sacred nature of water and land.
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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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#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 — asked content creators to use their influence to raise awareness about the current state of our oceans and raise $30 million dollars to take 30 million pounds of trash out of the waters.
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