Random Acts of Kindness That’ll Give You Hope

Good News Notes: “Life as we know it has changed significantly as the novel coronavirus pandemic spreads across countries and continents around the world. From closed restaurants and bars to spending more time indoors, staying at home and away from friends and family has become a way of life. Thankfully, acts of kindness, no matter…

Wild animals are exploring cities during coronavirus lockdowns

Good News Notes: “When humanity’s away, the animals will play. With much of the world driven indoors to quarantine during the coronavirus pandemic lockdown, some species not often seen — or, at least, rarely in such large numbers, and certainly not against such empty backdrops — are exploring cities, the Guardian reports. Photographers and social-media users…

Justin Timberlake, Vanessa Hudgens and other celebs giving back during coronavirus pandemic

Good News Notes: “Several stars are stepping up to lend a helping hand in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. In addition to offering words of advice and support,  some celebrities are opening their wallets to help those struggling with the effects of the outbreak.” View the whole story here: https://www.cnn.com/2020/03/16/entertainment/celeb-donations-coronavirus/index.html

Milan Banning Cars On Sunday To Lessen Smog

 Good News Notes: “Italy’s fashion and design capital, Milan, is banning cars from driving within city limits on Sunday to reduce air pollution levels. This means that, on Sunday, residents and tourists in the city will have to get around using bikes, electronic scooters or public transport from 10:00 a.m. (9:00 GMT) to 6:00 p.m. The…

Prada partners with UN on 10-city ocean education project – The Washington Post

 Good News Notes: “Italian fashion house Prada is helping to fund a United Nations program that will enlist high school students from 10 cities to spread awareness about how humans impact the world’s oceans, organizers said Wednesday. The Sea Beyond project is part of a wider, decade-long initiative to promote ocean science and sustainability being…

Italy's First Coral Reef Discovered

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