Mangrove Trees Can Save Americans Tens of Billions in Flood Damages– So New Alliance Gets Planting

Mangrove Trees Can Save Americans Tens of Billions in Flood Damages– So New Alliance Gets Planting

New studies looking at the relationship between property damage from floods and hurricanes—and the presence of mangrove trees—suggest that this coastal species, which is loved by fish, crustaceans, and invertebrates, can actually save a country millions of dollars of property damage every year. If you’ve ever lived near water, you’ll … Read more

Fasting-Mimicking Diet Shown to Be ‘Safe and Effective Supplement’ to Chemotherapy in Breast Cancer Patients

Fasting-Mimicking Diet Shown to Be ‘Safe and Effective Supplement’ to Chemotherapy in Breast Cancer Patients

Reprinted with permission from World At Large, a news website covering politics, nature, science, health, and travel. Juice detoxes, water fasting, and soup diets are often credited for stimulating healthy weight loss and cleansing toxins from muscle tissues—but what about tumor suppression? Preclinical evidence suggests that short-term fasting and diets … Read more

Good News in History, July 2 – Good News Network

Good News in History, July 2 – Good News Network

40 years ago today, the comedy film Airplane! premiered. Written and directed by David and Jerry Zucker, along with Jim Abrahams, it won Golden Globe nominations and starred Leslie Nielsen, Robert Stack, Lloyd Bridges, and Peter Graves. A perfect parody of the disaster film genre—particularly the drama Airport 1975—Airplane! is … Read more

Family Sells Their London Home to Move to the Smallest African Country and Save Its Coral Reefs

Family Sells Their London Home to Move to the Smallest African Country and Save Its Coral Reefs

Rather than continue living a comfortable urban life, this British family has sold their London home in favor of launching the world’s smallest nature reserve to save a nation’s coral reef system. (L-R) Barry, Josephine, Georgina and Karolina Seath. SWNS. Karolina and Barry Seath—along with their two young daughters—are preparing … Read more