The Lion Defenders of Tanzania
Lions are classified as vulnerable in Tanzania. But people and livestock are at risk from lions. A project called Lion Landscapes has developed innovative ways to protect lions and help villagers, including a team of Lion Defenders of the Barabaig tribe who track lions to let herders know where the safest grazing areas are. Here’s more from CNN’s Good Stuff.
Miniature Heart Designed to Help in Treatment Research
A miniature heart replica, built by a Boston University team, will help with heart disease research and treatment. The “mini-pump” is roughly the size of a postage stamp and made from nanoengineered parts and human heart tissue. Here’s more from Boston University (via my 1440 Daily Digest).
Teacher of the Year
There are many excellent teachers all over the world. This one, Kurt Russell of Ohio, was named 2022 “Teacher of the Year” in the US. He talks about engaging students for a diverse education in this video from CBS.
Supportive Dad: She’s Gonna be a Nurse!
Want to see some happy tears? Just watch Shannon Rose and her dad, Mark, as they find out about Shannon’s nursing board exam:
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April 26, 2022 at 1:16 pm
I was especially moved by the supportive dad. So often, we succeed not only through our hard work, but also with the support of a loved one who believed in our ability to achieve our dream.
April 26, 2022 at 9:02 pm
I’m glad you were moved by the dad. Me, too. You can tell he really believes in his daughter.
April 26, 2022 at 2:51 pm
JoAnna, this is amazing good news about the pump for the heart! While I find a lot wrong with the way medicine is practiced in this country, we have had some truly remarkable innovations. ❤
April 26, 2022 at 9:37 pm
It IS amazing how small the mini-pump is. I wish we as a species would shift our resources away from extravagance and violence to prioritize health and life
April 28, 2022 at 8:30 am
Yes! Definitely need to shift priorities!
April 27, 2022 at 5:43 am
“Everyone loves a good teacher” was a recruitment slogan here a few years ago
April 27, 2022 at 9:15 pm
Good teachers can make profound impressions.
April 27, 2022 at 3:10 pm
I love the lion story. Man, this is great.
April 27, 2022 at 9:22 pm
Thanks, Dave. I’m glad you love the lion story. It shows how people can change – opening hearts and minds to new ways.
April 28, 2022 at 1:52 pm
Yes. It’s great to see people go out of their way to change things so they are better for everyone and every thing.
April 28, 2022 at 7:27 am
Thank you for sharing!!… this ole world could use some good news these days!… I especially liked the video, with all the negative at present, it is difficult for one to believe in oneself, all one has to do is follow ones heart… 🙂
hope all is well in your world filled with good news and until we meet again…
May love and laughter light your days,
and warm your heart and home.
May good and faithful friends be yours,
wherever you may roam.
May peace and plenty bless your world
with joy that long endures.
May all life’s passing seasons
bring the best to you and yours!
April 28, 2022 at 9:28 pm
I’m very glad you enjoyed the good news, and especially the video which brought excitement and happy tears to my eyes. Thank you for visiting and the blessing. 🙂 Peace to you, Larry.