Greta Thunberg uses Award Money to Start a Foundation for the Earth
Greta Thunberg, 17, won the Right Livelihood Award in December. The award is known as the “Alternative Nobel Prize.” Greta plans to use the ($100,000) prize money to establish the Greta Thunberg Foundation in Sweden. You can read more in this article from Global Citizen.
62 Year Old Breaks World Record with 8 Hour Plank
62-year-old George Hood, a retired law enforcement officer, broke the world record for holding the plank position for over 8 hours. George used imagery of being a strongly rooted tree and listened to rock music while breaking the planking record. He wants to break the stigma of seeking help for mental health issues.
His advice for other people looking to hold even just a 20-second plank or do one push-up is to just get started. (GMA)
I’m going for the 20-second plank.
Here’s the story from Good Morning America.
Scottish Government Protects Important Coastal Ecosystem
Citizens and wildlife groups worked for four years to protect the Coul Links coastal area from a proposed golf course. On February 21, 2020, the Scottish government decided to decline the golf course application. Here’s an excellent video from the campaign to save Coul Links including the message: “We have to put a higher value on nature.”
“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world: indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.”
Newlywed Police Couple Stops Robbery
Detective Chase McKeown and Officer Nicole McKeown have been married for six months. While off duty at their weekly Saturday night date at a fast food restaurant, they saw a robbery in progress and went into action. They chased the perp out of the store and caught him. Here’s the story:
Got good news?
Please share in the comments!