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🗞️ Good News: Sweden’s new groundbreaking childcare law

Friday, July 12, 2024 Real, messy hope delivered to your inbox daily, from Good Good Good. Together with Today’s Top Good News Story Photo: Philip Toscano/PA Sweden just launched a groundbreaking new childcare law, extending paid parental leave to grandparents Fifty years after it became the first in the world to introduce paid leave for fathers and not just mothers, Sweden just extended paid leave benefits to include grandparents. Under a groundbreaking new law, grandparents providing child...

🗞️ Good News: A once-in-a-lifetime tree frog sighting

Thursday, July 11, 2024 Real, messy hope delivered to your inbox daily, from Good Good Good. Together with Today’s Top Good News Story Photo: Jake Barker/AWC For the first time in history, scientists spotted the magnificent tree frog in a never-before-seen blue coloring The magnificent tree frog just lived up to its name in a never-before-seen way: scientists spotted a bright blue-colored version of the frog, which is typically green. The blue coloring is due to a genetic mutation that...

🗞️ Good News: Historic support for parents at the Olympics

Wednesday, July 10, 2024 Real, messy hope delivered to your inbox daily, from Good Good Good. Together with Today’s Top Good News Story For the first time in history, the Olympic Village will have a nursery for athletes with children Thanks to the advocacy of Allyson Felix — the most decorated track and field athlete in history — the Olympic Village will be home to its first-ever nursery. Felix acknowledged “how difficult it was to compete at the top level” after having her daughter,” and...

🗞️ Good News: A highly-trafficked bird in Brazil is making a comeback

Tuesday, July 9, 2024 Real, messy hope delivered to your inbox daily, from Good Good Good. Together with Today’s Top Good News Story Photo: Flavio Ubaid Thanks to successful rewilding efforts, Brazil’s most trafficked, endangered bird is making a comeback The great-billed seed finch is thought to be the most trafficked endangered bird species in Brazil. It has long been coveted in the caged-bird trade, which has led to the local extinction of the species. Experts estimate fewer than 2,500...

🗞️ Good News: Heat pumps are decarbonizing a 17-story NYC building

Monday, July 8, 2024 Real, messy hope delivered to your inbox daily, from Good Good Good. Together with The climate crisis is top-of-mind for so many of us for a reason: it’s serious, urgent, and arguably the greatest threat of our lifetime. So many of us cope with any climate doom and anxiety we experience by making individual choices to help the planet — and that matters. Another great way is to be reminded of all the larger-scale progress happening all over the world. Today’s...

🗞️ Good News: Tri-national conservation efforts are saving an endangered wildcat

Friday, July 5, 2024 Real, messy hope delivered to your inbox daily, from Good Good Good. Together with At Good Good Good, we stand by our no-fluff approach to good news: we celebrate real good news, not feel good news. So, while we love them, you won’t find many adorable animal stories in our Goodnewsletter. There’s just one exception: there is some truly incredible good news to be celebrated when it comes to saving endangered species, protecting wildlife, and animal conservation. There’s so...

🗞️ Good News: Another city is going fireworks-free for the 4th

Wednesday, July 3, 2024 Real, messy hope delivered to your inbox daily, from Good Good Good. Together with Heads up: There will be no Goodnewsletter in your inbox on Thursday, July 4th in observance of Independence Day. We’ll be back to filling your inbox with good news on Friday! Today’s Top Good News Story Photo: via Indy Eve at Civic Center Park Downtown Denver joins a growing list of U.S. cities opting for a drone show instead of fireworks for the 4th of July Instead of fireworks,...

🗞️ Good News: Amazon deforestation reaches a historic low

Tuesday, July 2, 2024 Real, messy hope delivered to your inbox daily, from Good Good Good. Together with Today’s Top Good News Story Despite a rise in fires, deforestation in the Amazon rainforest is at its lowest level since March 2018 Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon continued to plummet in May, reaching the lowest level since March 2018. Deforestation that month was around 501 square kilometers — or about 147 times the size of Central Park in New York City. That may sound like a lot...

🗞️ Good News: NYC libraries get fully funded again

Monday, July 1, 2024 Real, messy hope delivered to your inbox daily, from Good Good Good. Together with Today’s Top Good News Story Photo: American Public Power Association Portugal just received approval to build its largest-ever wind farm, complete with environmental safeguards Portugal’s government just gave environmental approval for the country to build its largest-ever wind farm — once completed it will support the energy consumption of 128,000 homes every year. The wind farm will join...

🗞️ Good News: A small island nation dramatically reduced plastic pollution

Friday, June 28, 2024 Real, messy hope delivered to your inbox daily, from Good Good Good. Together with Today’s Top Good News Story Photo: Didier Marti/Getty Images One of the first in the world to ban certain single-use plastics, a small Pacific island nation has now dramatically reduced pollution While residents of the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu tried their best to collect and properly dispose of plastic littering its surrounding waters, the country’s government took action to stop...

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