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Positive Climate & Biodiversity News - Week #8

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 7

Ocean treaty: Historic agreement reached after decade of talks

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"Nations have reached a historic agreement to protect the world's oceans following 10 years of negotiations. The High Seas Treaty aims to help place 30% of the seas into protected areas by 2030, to safeguard and recuperate marine nature."

Read the full article on BBC News.

A charred hillside in Arapaho National Forest west of Colo. 125 less than 12 hours after the East Troublesome Fire burned through the area in October 2020.

Image by Thomas Cooper/Special to Colorado Newsline

"A bill introduced in Congress this week by Colorado Democrats would allocate $60 billion in federal funding for efforts to protect vulnerable forests and watersheds and mitigate wildfire risk throughout the West."

Read the full article on Colorado Newsline.

Thailand Announces Ban on Plastic Waste Imports by 2025

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"Thailand’s ban on plastic waste imports, which has been discussed since 2020, will be carried out in phases over the next three years. The Southeast Asian nation increased its intake of plastic waste from rich countries following China’s import ban in 2018."

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Climate change: Carbon-absorbing underwater meadows planted

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"Five million seagrass seeds will be planted off Wales' coast to create climate change-fighting underwater meadows."

Read the full article on BBC News.

Wood Stork

Image by Mary Ellen Urbanski CC 2.0.

"After teetering on the edge of extinction almost 50 years ago, the wood stork is now widespread across the southeastern US, and is preparing a flight off the Endangered Species List (ESL)."

Read the full article on Good News Network.

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