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Good News Tuesday for Aug. 11, 2020: Dolphin Sanctuary, Green University, Free Access to WiFi, New Zealand, and Baby Turtles


Seeking Balance One Tuesday at a Time

Dolphin Sanctuary

The world’s first permanent dolphin sanctuary and retirement center has opened in Bali with three residents rescued from a hotel where they lived in shallow, concrete pools. They are now receiving rehabilitation at the center and live in large, fifty foot deep pools of ocean water. You can read more about the center in this article, and learn about the three dolphins, Rocky, Rambo, and Johnny, on the website for the Umah Lumba Rehabilitation, Release, and Retirement Center.

First Major University Goes 100% Green

The University of Queensland in Australia is the first major university to run on 100% green energy! Here’s more from Global Citizen.

Cities Working to Make Free Internet More Accessible

I first came across the possibility of free internet sufficient for students when I read Dan’s WATWB post at No Facilities. Dan shared that a public-private partnership will be providing free WiFi for the city of Hartford, Connecticut.

Then, I read that the city of Philadelphia is working on a similar arrangement planning to “connect eligible student households with two years of high-speed internet, without any out-of-pocket expenses or installation fees.” Here’s that story from The Good News Network.

New Zealand Goes 100 Days With No New Cases of COVID 19

After a swift and serious work to stop the coronavirus, New Zealand, a country of five million people, has seen no new cases in 100 days! Here’s more from MSN.

Baby Sea Turtles Released in Bali

Today, we’re starting and ending with Bali, where volunteers released 10,000 Olive Ridley turtles into the ocean on Friday. The conservation initiative has concentrated way of collecting the eggs and keeping the baby turtles safe until released shown in this video.

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Whether it’s global, local, or personal, feel free to share your good news in the comments!

Author: JoAnna

An open minded, tree-hugging Jesus follower, former counselor, and life-long lover of animals, I'm returning to my creative roots and have published my first book: Trust the Timing, A Memoir of Finding Love Again as well as the short version: From Loneliness to Love.

17 thoughts on “Good News Tuesday for Aug. 11, 2020: Dolphin Sanctuary, Green University, Free Access to WiFi, New Zealand, and Baby Turtles

  1. Thank you, JoAnna, for the good news! I enjoyed the video of baby sea turtles. All the best! Cheryl

  2. I watched that video twice in a row. Such amazing news!

  3. Lots of good news. Unfortunately Aukland has four new cases in one family – but they are onto it.

  4. That first is the best!!!!!!!!!!

  5. JoAnna, you have again given us so much good news. They are all of great importance.
    The Dolphin sanctuary and the Turtles are wonderful achievements by dedicated people.


  6. Kudos to the University of Queensland in Australia in going 100 percent green energy and to the people of New Zealand who have succeeded in reducing new coronavirus cases to zero.

  7. I can’t get the “Like” button to load, but I do like this post. Thanks for the mention. I like that the idea of providing free internet is spreading around the country. It’s long overdue, especially for students.

  8. All great, heart-warming news! I just received postcard with two jumping dolphins and turtles are always loved. And woohoo! For going green and NZ. Fingers crossed for free WiFi for those who need it.

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