Good News Headlines


Green Spaces Good for Urban Landscapes

Mar 20, 2018 - United Kingdom

City planners and scientists across Europe, and the world, see the benefit of replacing urban concrete with green spaces. The hope is to increase the benefits of nature for inner city residents and reduce the effects greenhouse gasses in urban areas.


Amount of Organic Farmland Continues to Increase 

Mar 19, 2018 - United States

More land is going to organic farming, according to the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBL and IFOAM. The amount of revenue created by organic food products continues to increase in many countries.


Organic Food Distributor Searching for Papayas Best Adapted to Spanish Climate

Mar 17, 2018 - Spain

Biosabor, a marketer and distributor of organic fruit and vegetables, attempts to develop new varieties of papaya that will thrive in Spain’s unique climate. Many vegetable growers are jumping at the chance to grow this exotic tropical fruit. 


Rough Sleepers in Scotland Find Friends to Help Them on Their Feet

Mar 16, 2018 - United Kingdom

Communities in Scotland strive to help those who find themselves struggling with homelessness. One sandwich chain owner vows to help provide permanent housing for hundreds.


Canadian Doctors: No Raise if Other Caregivers Suffer 

Mar 14, 2018 - Canada

Doctors in Quebec refuse pay raise and ask that the money be used to improve conditions for nurses and health care system overall. The move is seen as an act of solidarity and comes after nurses in the province showed anger over conditions with sit-ins and social media postings.


Organic Products and Plant-Based Diets More Environmentally Friendly Than Animal-Based Foods

Mar 14, 2018 - United States

A new study, the first of its kind, suggests consuming plant-based and organic products are more beneficial for the environment. Diets filled with fruits and vegetables reduce deforestation and greenhouse gas emissions. More studies need to be conducted, but this is great news for organizations pushing to reduce the amount of animal products consumed. 


Women and Millennials Invest With Their Values

Mar 12, 2018 - United States

Studies indicate an investment trend among women and Millennials to invest their money in socially responsible companies that align with their personal set of values. If a search reveals human or animal rights violations, health and safety risks, or environmental violations they pass and seek out companies combating the world social and economic inequities. It’s good news for future generations.


Better Health With Vegetarianism

Feb 26, 2018 - United States

A study has shown that following a more vegetarian style diet has definite benefits in improving one's health. The study found that following such a diet reduced the incidence of colon cancer. Such a diet also the reduced risk of rectal cancer. The study also found that eating fish can have a beneficial effect, probably because of the high levels of omega 3 fats found in fish. 


Solar Electric News

Feb 14, 2018 - India

India is planning to greatly expand its solar power production, to have 40% of its power coming form solar by 2030. Stuart Wenham, the Australian who made solar panels much more efficient, has passed on, amid tributes from his colleagues. Exciting electric news from the Netherlands,  automatic electric barges will soon be in operation, replacing many diesel trucks used for transporting freight.


Culture Rediscovered

Feb 11, 2018 - United States

Ancient cultures are still close to people's hearts, as testified by the care and attention they put into preserving or reviving them, in the countries listed below - Native Americans in New York state campaigning for their traditions, Lebanon recovering ancient artifacts, and a national Finnish radio station broadcasting the news in Latin.


Transcendental Meditation at Norwich,The Oldest Military University In USA

Feb 08, 2018 - United States

The US military are taking an interest in Transcendental Meditation (TM) after it has been shown to be very effective at increasing efficiency and reducing stress, at Norwich, the oldest military university in the country. Other military universities are are now interested in introducing TM to their students.   


Catholic Church Comes Out Against Fossil Fuels

Feb 07, 2018 - United States

Pope Francis has called for the urgent removal of fossil fuels as a source of energy in a bid to help protect the Earth's environment from global warming. In response, a number of Catholic organizations are planning to remove their financial investments from fossil fuel companies. 


Solar Continues To Grow Worldwide

Feb 06, 2018 - Belgium

Solar power continues to increases in popularity throughout the world, with developed countries like Belgium and Germany increasing their use of solar, and developing countries like India, and in particular China, developing solar power at a fast rate. The increase in the world market for solar power is now increasing at the rate of 100 GW per year.


Traveling And Staying Healthy

Feb 05, 2018 - United States

Whether you are on the road for fun or for work, staying focused on the road can be demanding. Your schedule being different, you will be sleeping in a place you are not used to. Travel can be stressful enough without having to worry about eating healthy, and getting enough exercise. So here are some easy ways to get the best from your trip and stay on the health path.


Some Of The Highest Scoring Countries In The World

Feb 02, 2018 - Denmark

Below are details of 6 countries which have a reputation for a high level of trust in government, the effectiveness of the social system and the social progress of the country. The countries are Denmark, Canada, New Zealand, Chile, Botswana and Japan.


Transcendental Meditation Reduces PTSD Symptoms

Feb 01, 2018 - United States

Cures for PTSD are elusive: 2/3 of patients receiving standard treatments still have PTSD after treatment. In contrast, this study's results found that after 30 days of Transcendental Meditation practice 80% of the 46 veterans in this study no longer had PTSD.


Unexpected Awards

Feb 01, 2018 - United States

In the United States, 2 journalists: Jaeah Lee and Valeria Fernandez, each won $100,000 for their contributions to journalism, reporting the plight of underrepresented groups. And in the Oscar nominations list, unexpected nominations went to 2 Middle Eastern film directors: Ziad Doueiri from Lebanon, and Firas Fayyad from Syria.


Gut Crisis: A Cutting-Edge Guide To Gut Health

Jan 27, 2018 - United States

Many diseases are caused by malfunctions of the digestive system (gut). Dr. Robert Keith Wallace shows you how the microbiome of the gut is the basis of your health. He has created an online course and a book giving a detailed program for healing the gut, which can bring a dramatic improvement in the health.


Healthy Vegetarianism

Jan 22, 2018 - United States

Being a vegetarian can be a challenge to make sure you are getting all the right nutrients in your diet. Below are some important points about making sure that your diet is on track for incorporating all the nutrients your body needs. 


The Incredible Story Of The David Lynch Foundation

Jan 21, 2018 - United States

Dr. Bob Roth the CEO of the David Lynch Foundation, and Dr. Adam Pressman the media director, tell of the latest progress in bringing relief to half a million children and at-risk populations worldwide, through promoting the evidence-based Transcendental Meditation (TM) program.