Good News in History, June 29 – Good News Network

Good News in History, June 29 – Good News Network

25 years ago today, the NASA Space Shuttle Atlantis kicked off a new era in international space cooperation by achieving the first docking with the Russian space station Mir. Beyond the Mir docking, the mission of Atlantis flight STS-71 included a series of spacewalks to reconfigure the station for docking … Read more

Good News in History, June 22 – Good News Network

Good News in History, June 22 – Good News Network

On this day 10 years ago, Rotary International wrapped up its four-year Kick Polio Out of Africa campaign, after contributing hundreds of millions of dollars and deploying countless volunteers. The effort eradicated 99% of the disease across the continent. Nigeria, the last stronghold for the virus, finally reached three years … Read more

Good News in History, May 29 – Good News Network

Good News in History, May 29 – Good News Network

Today is the International Day of UN Peacekeepers, when nations around the world honor a special kind of soldier—one that sets out to establish order and make peace. Since its founding in 1948, more than 1 million UN peacekeepers in blue hats have undertaken 72 field missions and negotiated more than … Read more

‘Landmark’ Study Lays Road Map for Exactly How We Can Restore Oceans to Former Glory in Just One Generation

‘Landmark’ Study Lays Road Map for Exactly How We Can Restore Oceans to Former Glory in Just One Generation

A “landmark” new international study has laid out a trailblazing road map for restoring marine ecosystems to healthy levels—and if accomplished, the world’s oceans could recover to their former glory by 2050. The study, which involved some of the world’s leading marine scientists working across four continents, in 10 countries … Read more