First “Disabled” Astronaut Named by European Space Agency
Former British Paralympic sprinter John McFall was chosen by the 22-nation European Space Agency for astronaut training as part of a group of 17 recruits. Here’s more from Reuters.
Underground Vertical Farms
In Taiwan, old subway stations are being transformed into hydroponic farms reducing the need for pesticides and herbicides. There’s even a store upstairs that sells the organic produce. You can read more from Euronews, OR click HERE for a video.
Strategies for Dealing with Nightmares
When I worked as a counselor, I encouraged clients to create alternative endings to their uncomfortable dreams and nightmares. Now research confirms that this strategy helps. The following article has details. Read more here.
Wildlife Crossings Make a Difference in Montana
A network of 42 wildlife crossings in Montana have decreased animal collisions by 71%. Cameras at 29 structures have documented over 22,000 animals using the crossings. Watch and listen to how the Native “sovereign nation” influenced the development of this project on what used to be considered one of the most dangerous roads in the US. One question they asked: “How do we make the road respectful?” For details, see this article from Mongabay.com. I found the following video positive and inspiring.
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