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The Week In Good News (22/03)

26th March

Posted by Nepor Ngobeh

In an effort to avoid deforestation in an Indian town, they have created a scheme to encourage the farmers to keep the trees rooted which then pays them back in return. Read more>>

More than 1,300 cities globally had introduced standards or policies to boost renewable energy by the end of 2020, according to a new report by the green energy policy network REN21. That includes setting renewable energy standards, divesting from or banning fossil fuels, making net-zero commitments, and adopting electric vehicle targets. Read more>>

Stella McCartney releases a 2-piece outfit that uses the biomaterial Mycelium. This is the first luxury fashion brand to bring this material into wearable clothing. Read more>>

Take a look at the 4 marine animals that being saved from extinction. One of them includes the Guadalupe fur seals.  Read more>>

The ancient belief that males hunted while females gathered is being challenged. Archaeologists from Peru have discovered that prehistoric women also went hunting. Read more>>

Big names such as Airbus, Rolls Royce, Neste and DLR are coming together to test if sustainable fuel can be used to reduce the impact the aviation industry has on the environment. Read more>>

Romania is working on creating a new national park to help support conservation efforts. These efforts will be focused on wildlife monitoring, forest replanting and community outreach programmes. Read more>>

Furniture brand Vestre becomes the first furniture manufacturer to announce that they will list all their products with the carbon footprint of each product in order to bring more awareness and help people make more environmentally conscious decisions when it comes to buying furniture. Read more>>