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Every effort people make, however small,… takes us another step toward a real future on our very real planet.

GNN's award winning City of the Month for August is...

Peace at GNN 

Good News about peace, world peace & inner peace:

Goddess of Peace

Peace sign design

Nobel Peace Prize

Global Peace Index

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We have new guest writers. If you would also like to write about positive and uplifting ideas, people and places please contact us.

 Maria is a quirky Canadian and an optimistic mother of two. Read her post on how to stay happy.

Pongo pygmaeus

Do you think it's good?

Street Graffiti:  highlighting some of the best urban street art from around the world all in one place. 

 clean drinking water to thousands of villagers in the region of Tanzania

Find out what they are celebrating at GNN  Happy Homes

Happy Homes: 

here's a great idea this family has found for connecting from afar 

 Frugal Fridays at the blog...

Good idea: laughter yoga
Certified Laughter Yoga Teacher
Jagat Singh Bisht

SMILE AT GOOD NEWS:

World Smile Day

The science of smiling

Positive Psychology

A baby's smile

What will motivate business in the future. Read more...

 Help the hungry 

      The Hunger Site

More Good Giving

 The  Global Poverty Project has support from Australian actor Hugh Jackman, 2011 Australian of the Year Simon McKeon and Director of the Earth Institute Jeffrey Sachs.

Find out more about the Project

Global Poverty Project has support from Australian actor Hugh Jackman

Visit the blog All Things Good for ongoing good news and to add your comments. 

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Have you heard of the Rolex Award for Enterprise?  For more than 35 years these awards are given to a project that deserves support, a project that is improving lives, or protecting the world’s natural or cultural heritage.

Watch a beautiful video about the Rolex Awards.

Good idea: car free sundays

Car free Sundays: at All Things Good

 

See list of the seven wonders of the ancient world at Bright Sparks

for the Sumatran tigers

BE PART OF THE SOLUTION for the Sumatran tigers and orangutans and Asian elephant.

Find out how.

 hi gnn... good luck, from  d v sridharan publisher, good news india  20 Jul 2006

 There have been 1 or 2 good news sites like these in the past but they have stopped. Please keep going.
From Lindsay 2005

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<p>Bella Skyway Festival 2015 in Torun, Poland, August 2015<br/></p>
<p>‘Tomatina’ or tomato battle in Bunol, Spain, August 26, 
2015. Crowds throw tons of ripe tomatoes at each other in this traditional festival in it’s 
70th year.
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<h2>San Diego teacher helped Juan Felipe Herrera find his voice:

Juan Felipe Herrera, who begins his official duties next month as the new U.S. poet laureate, often talks about a defining moment 57 years ago, when he was a third-grader at Lowell Elementary School in Barrio Logan.

 

Lelya Sampson in her Mount Hope home. Howard Lipin/Twitter: @hlipin

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<p>Grateful Dead are not Dead: The Grateful Dead perform at Grateful Dead Fare Thee Well Show at Soldier Field on Sunday, July 5, 2015, in Chicago, Ill. (Photo by Jay Blakesberg/Invision for the Grateful Dead/AP Images) The Associated Press

<br/></p><p>Good News for Dead Fans: 

 Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann and Bob Weir have joined forces with Mayer to form the band, Dead & Company. They will perform a show on Oct. 31, 2015, at Madison Square Garden in New York.

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<blockquote><p>I want to make this happen. Asap</p></blockquote>
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  • Green schools
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  • Microgeneration
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Minerals and how they help us, including recommended daily doses

Massage Benefits  Cancer Patients.

What is Feldenkrais?

Treatment for peripheral neuropathy

Sleep Resources

Advances in the fight against Cancer

Hope for Type 2 diabetes

Eradicating polio 

Superfoods

Alternative therapies

All at GNN Health

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James is building a tiny house on wheels in his hope of living a greener, simpler and less stressful life. Read more...

PHOTO THANKS TO TINY HOUSE LISTINGS

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AUSTRALIAN GOOD NEWS

Positive news articles about the environment, people & health issues in beautiful Oz:

  • Clean up Australia campaign
  • Waste free restaurants
  • Australian of the Year
  • Great barrier reef
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • APRA Music awards
  • Important dates 
  • Australia's biggest morning tea
     

Spreading Optimism 

 “Our mission statement, is to spread the power of optimism,” said Bert Jacobs who uses the title chief executive optimist. “One way we do that is helping kids that need it, but it’s also just spreading good vibes, helping people focus on what’s good in the world.” Read full story of this lifestyle and clothing brand built on optimism that has their own charity: The Life is good Kids Foundation

Your mental well being can make you live longer and happier: A study by the Mayo Clinic showed that optimists lived longer than pessimists. Learn how to be more optimistic

Have you heard of Go Get Funding?

This is a site that helps you get financial support for a charity, creative venture or any worthwhile project.  They are passionate about helping to make good things happen. That could range from helping you raise money for critical medical expenses, a once-in-a-lifetime volunteer trip or to launch an exciting new business.

The science of a meaningful life:

The Greater Good Science Center studies the psychology, sociology, and neuroscience of well-being. Based at the University of California, Berkeley, they also help people apply this research to their personal and professional lives. See more  about their programs.

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