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Positive Climate & Biodiversity News - Week #15

Happy Monday! Here is your weekly dose of positive Climate and Biodiversity news to help motivate you and get your week off to a great start.

It's time to balance out all the “doom and gloom” news we often hear and add some positivity to our lives. 🙌

Positive Climate & Biodiversity News Week 15

Brazil's Lula recognises six new indigenous reserves

Image by Reuters

"Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has decreed six new indigenous reserves, banning mining and restricting commercial farming there."

Read the full article on BBC News.

World’s largest cross-border power line will deliver clean energy to 1.8 million homes in Europe

Image by Reuters/Yves Herman

"The UK and the Netherlands are set to be connected by a ‘historic’ clean energy line. The Netherlands and the UK plan to build Europe's biggest cross-border power line to deliver clean energy and boost energy security."

Read the full article on Euronews.

 Solar baking: How the sun is helping to reduce the cost of bread in Lebanon

Copyright Reuters

"Did you know you can power an oven with the heat of the sun? In an effort to reduce production costs and therefore sales prices, inventor Toufic Hamdan has created a commercial bakery oven powered by the sun’s heat."

Read the full article on Euronews.

‘Now we can breathe a little’: How Gaza is bringing its wetlands back to life

Copyright Marta Vidal

"A €46 million project is trying to rehabilitate Palestine's Wadi Gaza, raising hopes that what was destroyed can be restored."

Read the full article on Euronews.

N.Y. ditches gas stoves, fossil fuels in new buildings in first statewide ban in U.S.

Image by Michael M.Santiago/Getty Images

"New York has become the first state in the nation to pass a law banning natural gas and other fossil fuels in most new buildings, a move that could help reshape how Americans heat and cook in their homes in the coming decades."

Read the full article in The Washington Post.

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