The Giant Panda has been removed from the ‘Endangered Species’ list.
Some Quebec grocery stores are now the first in Canada that will send unused produce to food banks.
The Ocean Clean Up Project has started their initiative to remove 40% of the plastic found in the ocean.
China has announced that they are actively working towards ending the ivory trade in their country.
Within the last decade, veteran homelessness in the U.S. has dropped by 50%.
The ‘ALS Ice Bucket Challenge’ has raised enough money to help ALS research identify a gene associated with the disease.
China has instilled a ban on new coal mines. Furthermore, 15% of their economy will be running on renewable energy by the year 2020.
A Utah school has installed new shower and laundry facilities for homeless students.
The Manatee has been removed off of the ‘Endangered Species’ list.
FARC rebels and the Colombian Government have signed a peace agreement, putting an end to a war that left 7 million either homeless or dead.
A drone named “Juno” has been sent to Jupiter (445 million miles away) in order to orbit the planet and give us more information on the origins of our solar system.
Canada has successfully protected 85% of the world’s largest temperate rainforest, The Great Bear Rainforest.
Measles has been completely eradicated from The Americas.
There is a cafe called “Hugs + Mugs” that is staffed entirely by adults with Down Syndrome in order to help give them the tools and experience to transition into other jobs.
The HIV rate among the children of Malawi has dropped by 67%.
20 countries have created 40 protected marine parks. Combined, these parks could cover the entirety of the United States.
55% of Israel’s freshwater is produced from the sea. This water is used to help convert desert into farmland.
Americans now consume more bottled water than they do soda.
Canadians have developed an Ebola vaccine that has a 100% success rate.
Global hunger is currently at its lowest point in a quarter century.
The number of tigers on the planet is increasing for the first time in a century.
Over 100 years later, Einstein’s theory of gravitational waves has been proven to be correct.
Approximately 90% of the electrical grid in Costa Rica runs on renewable energy.
With the help of 800,000 volunteers, India planted 50 million trees in less than 24 hours.