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Nature News: Species Conservation Successes, Chemical-Free Coral Reefs, and a Sigh of Relief for Our Skies

The news is often filled with stories of political scheming, natural disasters, and celebrity excess, but it’s so important to remember that there are positive news stories too. That’s why I’ve put together another news blast (…it’s been a little while!) featuring a few hopeful reports on nature and the environment.   

Read on for more. Links to sources are provided below, and all images featured here are via excellent free stock photography site Pexels
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Climate Change-Resistant Coral Reefs, Passive Plastic Pickup, and the Restoration of Endangered Rainforest

Reading or watching the news can often be a depressing experience; that’s why I believe it’s important to be reminded as often as possible of some of the positive things going on in the world at large.

It has been a while since I last shared a selection of interesting and positive news stories about the environment, so here we go! Read on, and let the good feelings grow… Read More

Wonky Edibles, A Pledge Against Plastic, and a Sigh of Relief from European Bees

Thankfully, I’ve been feeling much better since last week, the sun continues to shine throughout the valleys and on the hills of West Yorkshire, and it’s been a lovely weekend enjoyed out and about in nature and with kind spirits.

Besides doing a bit of exploring this weekend, I also went to see Marvel’s new blockbuster The Avengers: Infinity War. If you did too, I’ve got a feeling you might want a hug. You know, just a small reminder that there is hopefulness and goodness in the world! Anyway, here are several recent news stories which look at ways in which we are making positive changes that help the environment and future generations. Take that, Thanos!

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Pokemon-Inspired Science, Plastic-Munching Enzymes, and Powering Up Without Coal

Here in West Yorkshire, the sun is out and the sky is clear. After a seemingly longer-than-usual winter, spring has finally sprung. Daffodils still nod their heads in time with the songs of birds and the movement of the gentle breeze, and soon the forested valleys will be blanketed with sweet-scented bluebells. 

Unfortunately, I’m a bit unwell at the moment – a bit of a bummer when all I want to do is go outside and play! I’ve been sure to get out for a short walk in my local park each day since I’ve been poorly, however; time enjoyed in nature is, in my own experience, just as important as staying hydrated and taking a bit of medicine to help sort your insides out.

While I’m resting up and sorting myself out, I thought I’d share a few feel-good news posts I’ve come across whilst I’ve been bundled up on the sofa these past few days, all about the great developments being made and strides forward being taken where protecting this shared world of ours is concerned. There are so many negative, shocking news headlines on TV and across the internet, it can be easy to get a bit down about the state of the world and humanity. But – there are really positive things happening too! So let’s check them out…

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