Good News Headlines


ChangeMakers: Disruptors Transforming the World for Good

Apr 11, 2018 - United States

In April 2018 global changemakers converged at Maharishi University of Management (MUM) in Fairfield, Iowa, to explore what it takes to make a seismic difference on this planet.


Instant New York Times Bestseller - Strength in Stillness: The Power of Transcendental Meditation

Mar 28, 2018 - United States

Bob Roth, author of the new book Strength in Stillness: The Power of Transcendental Meditation, has appeared on Good Day New York, Good Morning America, 92nd st, NPR - Marketplace, Morning Report, Architects of Change live, Conversations with Maria Shriver, and has completed a book tour of the USA, the United Kingdom and Australia.


Amazing!! Australia Installs 3.5 Million Solar Panels

Mar 28, 2018 - Australia

Australia's dependence on nonrenewable energy sources is decreasing at a rapid pace. Why? The increased number of homeowners installing solar panels. The increase is contributed to the decrease in the cost of solar panels and homeowners’ desire to take control of their electric bill. The numbers have set records, and they are expected to continue their drastic climb.


Why The Blue Bus Makes Afghan Kids Happy?

Mar 25, 2018 - Afghanistan

 young woman believes reading can make a difference in her community. Freshta Karim has created a library bus, allowing students in the war torn city of Kabul to experience the joys of reading. A joy that many have not encountered before.


Experiences Of An Astronaut In Space

Mar 24, 2018 - United States

NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly reflects on his time in space, and the different ways in which it changed him. He relates his hope that others will eventually have the ability to travel to space and that the experience will change them as well. 


Students Protest in Honor of Stoneman Douglas Victims and to Draw Attention to the Need for Gun Laws

Mar 23, 2018 - United States

The country is taking notice as thousands of students walk out of school to advocate for gun safety. Activists believe this is a huge step. One that will draw attention to the midterm elections in November 2018 and allow additional gun legislature to be passed. 


Green Spaces Good for Urban Landscapes

Mar 20, 2018 - United Kingdom

City planners and scientists across Europe, and the world, see the benefit of replacing urban concrete with green spaces. The hope is to increase the benefits of nature for inner city residents and reduce the effects greenhouse gasses in urban areas.


Amount of Organic Farmland Continues to Increase 

Mar 19, 2018 - United States

More land is going to organic farming, according to the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBL and IFOAM. The amount of revenue created by organic food products continues to increase in many countries.


Organic Food Distributor Searching for Papayas Best Adapted to Spanish Climate

Mar 17, 2018 - Spain

Biosabor, a marketer and distributor of organic fruit and vegetables, attempts to develop new varieties of papaya that will thrive in Spain’s unique climate. Many vegetable growers are jumping at the chance to grow this exotic tropical fruit. 


Rough Sleepers in Scotland Find Friends to Help Them on Their Feet

Mar 16, 2018 - United Kingdom

Communities in Scotland strive to help those who find themselves struggling with homelessness. One sandwich chain owner vows to help provide permanent housing for hundreds.


Canadian Doctors: No Raise if Other Caregivers Suffer 

Mar 14, 2018 - Canada

Doctors in Quebec refuse pay raise and ask that the money be used to improve conditions for nurses and health care system overall. The move is seen as an act of solidarity and comes after nurses in the province showed anger over conditions with sit-ins and social media postings.


Organic Products and Plant-Based Diets More Environmentally Friendly Than Animal-Based Foods

Mar 14, 2018 - United States

A new study, the first of its kind, suggests consuming plant-based and organic products are more beneficial for the environment. Diets filled with fruits and vegetables reduce deforestation and greenhouse gas emissions. More studies need to be conducted, but this is great news for organizations pushing to reduce the amount of animal products consumed. 


Women and Millennials Invest With Their Values

Mar 12, 2018 - United States

Studies indicate an investment trend among women and Millennials to invest their money in socially responsible companies that align with their personal set of values. If a search reveals human or animal rights violations, health and safety risks, or environmental violations they pass and seek out companies combating the world social and economic inequities. It’s good news for future generations.


Better Health With Vegetarianism

Feb 26, 2018 - United States

A study has shown that following a more vegetarian style diet has definite benefits in improving one's health. The study found that following such a diet reduced the incidence of colon cancer. Such a diet also the reduced risk of rectal cancer. The study also found that eating fish can have a beneficial effect, probably because of the high levels of omega 3 fats found in fish. 


Solar Electric News

Feb 14, 2018 - India

India is planning to greatly expand its solar power production, to have 40% of its power coming form solar by 2030. Stuart Wenham, the Australian who made solar panels much more efficient, has passed on, amid tributes from his colleagues. Exciting electric news from the Netherlands,  automatic electric barges will soon be in operation, replacing many diesel trucks used for transporting freight.


Culture Rediscovered

Feb 11, 2018 - United States

Ancient cultures are still close to people's hearts, as testified by the care and attention they put into preserving or reviving them, in the countries listed below - Native Americans in New York state campaigning for their traditions, Lebanon recovering ancient artifacts, and a national Finnish radio station broadcasting the news in Latin.


Transcendental Meditation at Norwich,The Oldest Military University In USA

Feb 08, 2018 - United States

The US military are taking an interest in Transcendental Meditation (TM) after it has been shown to be very effective at increasing efficiency and reducing stress, at Norwich, the oldest military university in the country. Other military universities are are now interested in introducing TM to their students.   


Catholic Church Comes Out Against Fossil Fuels

Feb 07, 2018 - United States

Pope Francis has called for the urgent removal of fossil fuels as a source of energy in a bid to help protect the Earth's environment from global warming. In response, a number of Catholic organizations are planning to remove their financial investments from fossil fuel companies. 


Solar Continues To Grow Worldwide

Feb 06, 2018 - Belgium

Solar power continues to increases in popularity throughout the world, with developed countries like Belgium and Germany increasing their use of solar, and developing countries like India, and in particular China, developing solar power at a fast rate. The increase in the world market for solar power is now increasing at the rate of 100 GW per year.


Traveling And Staying Healthy

Feb 05, 2018 - United States

Whether you are on the road for fun or for work, staying focused on the road can be demanding. Your schedule being different, you will be sleeping in a place you are not used to. Travel can be stressful enough without having to worry about eating healthy, and getting enough exercise. So here are some easy ways to get the best from your trip and stay on the health path.