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5 Moments of awesome to counter the crappy start to the year.

We all thought that 2020 might be a better year than 2019. Not for any one reason – it’s just that the start of a new year and a new decade should be a time for optimism. Whilst we still pick up the pieces and continue rebuilding after the fires it’s a good point to reset and celebrate some of the good humanity has done.

Mosque, Synagogue And Church Being Built Together In Abu Dhabi

With so much division in the world it’s good to see things coming together – even when they’re not that same.

https://www.newsweek.com/church-mosque-synagogue-abu-dhabi-1461097?fbclid=IwAR3moNgKUDxA7UUW4sRkrHUt1eebP1izWiOXJZnWCZMNYkuYzoTmly3BK_E

The Humpback Whales Are Back

New surveys revealed that the population of humpback whales in the South Atlantic region now number 24,900 — almost 93% of their population size before they were hunted to the brink of extinction. BBC.

https://www.sciencealert.com/humpback-whales-are-doing-surprisingly-well-after-a-close-brush-with-extinction

More Australians are surviving Cancer

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare said that more people are surviving cancer in Australia than ever before. Since 1989, the mortality rate has dropped by 32% for men and by 21% for women.

https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2019/sep/11/australia-high-cancer-survival-rates-attributed-to-earlier-detection

Still hope for the White Rhino

7 eggs taken from the two last remaining White Rhinos have been successfully fertilised.

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/28/science/northern-white-rhino-eggs-fertilized.html

Rome metro offers trash-for-tickets to tackle plastic pollution

Not have enough cash for a metro ticket in Rome? No worries, just collect a few plastic bottles and you’ll be able to ride for free.

https://www.euronews.com/2019/10/03/rome-metro-offers-trash-for-tickets-to-tackle-plastic-pollution

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