Cat rescued from plastic jug after 10 days recovering well

Good News Notes: “Animal rescues treasure the moments they save animals. Kitty City waited 10 days for this exciting lifesaving moment. This feral cat is counting its blessing after Kitty City volunteers began tracking him 10 days ago. “A lady and her husband and her friends would go out everyday. They would set up trail…

More than 2000 volunteers remove hundreds of bags of litter in Cayman

Good News Notes: “More than 2,000 community volunteers removed hundreds of bags of litter from Grand Cayman’s roads, beaches and coastlines on Saturday 24th April as part of the Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce’s annual Earth Day’s clean-up. Now in its 25th year, the Earth Day Clean-up is one of the Chamber’s signature community initiatives, in…

Nonprofit builds beds for NRV kids in need

Good News Notes: “Across our hometowns, it’s estimated three to four percent of children ages three through 17 do not have beds to sleep in each night. Sleep in Heavenly Peace is an international nonprofit dedicated to filling that need, and Saturday, one of its newer chapters was hard at work building beds for children in the…

Nonprofit begins construction on Tiny Homes for Almeda survivors

Good News Notes; “After losing her home to a wildfire in 2008, a California resident along with volunteers are now helping Almeda survivors by building them tiny homes. Alyssa Nolan, the founder and director of the Tiny Pine Foundation and a group of volunteers have begun constructing the first two tiny homes which will be donated to…

Drone Reforestation: Rebuilding Forests with Scalable Technology

Good News Notes: “Reforestation efforts have traditionally required armies of volunteers and workers to plant trees in areas that have been affected by deforestation and forest degradation. This is a time-consuming and difficult labor and means that costs vary heavily depending on site accessibility and local infrastructure. There are other established rapid reforestation methods –…

Volunteer to plant trees at these Staten Island parks in April

Good News Notes: “Spring is officially here and NYC Parks is calling on Staten Islanders to get their hands dirty to help grow a greener city by volunteering at tree planting events in April. Earth Day last year was unlike any other as the world shifted to digital celebrations amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Now,…

4 Urban Gardens In Mumbai

Good News Notes: “With our cities choc-a-bloc with concrete, traffic and people, there’s not much greenery in most of India’s urban spaces. This also holds true when it comes to the fresh produce that we shop for in cities. Surprisingly, Mumbai, despite being one of our most densely populated cities, has places right in the…