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Good News Tuesday for Nov. 1, 2022: Makeup Free Beauty, Healing the Ozone Layer, From Electronic Waste to Solar Lanterns, and Two Special Births – a Bison and an Elephant

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Seeking Balance One Tuesday at a Time

Miss England Finalist Competes Without Make Up

Melissa Raouf defied “unrealistic beauty standards” becoming the first makeup-free participant in the Miss England competition. “After entering this contest, I learned that ability to love myself [and] accept myself for who I am in my own skin, whether that be with makeup or without makeup,” Ms. Raouf stated. Here’s the story from The Washington Post.

The Hole in the Earth’s Ozone Layer is Continuing to Shrink

The ozone layer which protects the earth from harmful ultraviolet rays has a large hole over the south pole. The good news is that the hole is continuing to shrink. Here are details from NASA.

Turning Electronic Waste into Solar Lanterns

The Nigerian Company Quadloop recycles old laptop batteries and turns them into solar lanterns. They aim to source 70% of their materials from electronic waste. Reuters has details.

Baby Bison Born in the UK

A baby bison was born wild in UK for the first time in thousands of years. The reintroduction of European bison is part of a re-wilding program. Here’s more from CNN, plus a video from BBC:

Once Orphaned Elephants Welcome New Baby

A new baby elephant was born to the orphan-elephant herd in Kenya’s Sheldrick Wildlife Trust. Read about how the herd reacted in this article from The Good News Network which includes the following video. The article reports that the new mom Melia was “flummoxed” at first and not sure what to do, but that older elephants helped her become more comfortable in her new role.

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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.

12 thoughts on “Good News Tuesday for Nov. 1, 2022: Makeup Free Beauty, Healing the Ozone Layer, From Electronic Waste to Solar Lanterns, and Two Special Births – a Bison and an Elephant

  1. Very good news, and if women (I know men are doing the same!) can live without make-up, this would be a great progress in society. But what should the industries do with all these colorful products? 😉 Best wishes, Michael

    • Good question, Michael. If we do make that kind of progress, I think it would take time. Maybe the makeup industries will shift to other areas like health products. I’m very glad you see this as progress. Thanks for supporting the good news!

  2. Thanks for keeping the good work up and such good news. I especially like the no make-up Miss England. That is so cool! After a very long time I did one again too and promised to keep doing it but if I can manage is another question. Well, I try 🙂 https://the-bee-writes.com/2022/11/01/good-news-people-assemble/

  3. So many good new stories JoAnna… Love the Make-up-Free Miss England contestant… But would love better still no Miss England contest at all… As I still think these beauty pageants are exploitation

    Love the Baby Bison.. 🙂 and Elephant… NEW LIFE…. 🙂 Hopeful for a NEW Earth.. ❤
    Lots of great innovative ideas come from our African Brothers and sisters.. Love the one with the batteries

    Some great shares JoAnna… thank you… Have a great November.. ❤

  4. JoAnna, love all the good news! Healing the ozone layer can potentially lead to better health for everyone. But we all should do what we can wherever we are to make a healthier world. The animal stories are heartwarming! ❤

    • I’m so glad you love the good news, Cheryl! We do still have a lot of work to do when it comes to the health of the planet and her residents. We will persevere! ❤

  5. Melissa Raouf makes her point with non-verbal eloquence. A shrinking hole in the ozone layer is most encouraging

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