Pope Francis Calls on the World to Decriminalize Homosexuality
In an interview last week, Pope Francis said homosexuality should not be a crime and called upon the 67countries with such laws to decriminalize. GoodGoodGood has details HERE.
Solar Panels Will Soon be More Affordable
The cost of solar panels is getting ready to “plunge” due to increasing access to affordable materials. TechCentral has details.
Elementary Students Make Art from Defaced Electrical Boxes
Elementary Students in San Diego, California have turned defaced electrical boxes into beautiful works of art. Take a look and read their story HERE,
Rescued Dog Saves Her Dad
When Brian Myers had a stroke and fell, Sadie the German Shepherd he rescued, pulled him to his cell phone so he could call for help. You can read all about Sadie and Brian in this article full of photos and a videoof the two reuniting after Brian’s hospital stay. Here’s a video of Brian telling the story:
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Middle School Student Wins 25,000 for Research to Help Fight Covid-19
Anika Chebrolu, a 14-year-old from Texas, won the 2020 3M Young Scientist Challenge, which has been described as “the nation’s premier middle school science competition.” In her research, “….which included analyzing close to 700 million compounds,” Anika discovered a molecule that can bind to the spike protein of COVID-19. You can read more in this article from Good Morning America.
Conservation Efforts Have Made a Difference
Up to 48 species would have become extinct without reintroduction programs, zoo-based conservation, and legal protections enacted since 1993 when the UN Convention on Biological Diversity came into force. Here’s more from The Guardian
Drones Help Indigenous People Spot Illegal Logging in the Amazon Rainforest
With help from the World Wildlife Fund, indigenous Andean tribes are starting to use drones to help protect wildlife and collect evidence on illegal logging in the rainforest. This article from the Good News Network includes an informative video.
Teacher Saves Grandma
On September 22, first grade teacher Julia Koch was teaching her virtual class when she got a call from grandparent Cynthia Phillips about technical difficulties. Ms. Koch noticed Ms. Phillips was having trouble speaking and knew something was wrong. It turns out Ms. Phillips was having a stroke. You can read about how Ms. Koch got help for her student’s grandmother and also sign up for CNN’s Good Stuff here.
Plus, here’s a video!
Thank you to all the teachers on the front lines, virtually and in person!
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