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. 🙌
🌱 Seed-Planting Drones Are Reforesting Canada With Lightning Speed
Image by Flash Forest Inc.
"With drones, the Flash Forest team can rapidly plant post-wildfire, where in many cases it’s too dangerous to send human planters. They also target mid- to high-severity fires, where entire forests have burned and natural regeneration is less likely to occur. "
Read the full article on Reasons to be Cheerful.
🐘 See how this ‘cruelty-free’ circus replaced animals with holograms
Image by The Washington Post
"Circuses, once known for showcasing elephants in all their heft are now presenting a much lighter creature — a 3D hologram."
Read the full article on The Washington Post.
🇪🇺 EU agrees to push for worldwide phaseout of fossil fuels at COP28
Image by AP Photo/Michael Probst, File
"European Union countries have agreed to push for the global phaseout of fossil fuels at COP28. It is part of the bloc’s promise to support and accelerate the energy transition ahead of the climate summit in Dubai this November."
Read the full article on Euronews.
🐺 Mexican Wolf Numbers Soar Past 200 in Latest Count
Image by Canva
"For the first time since reintroduction into the wild, the population of Mexican wolves in Arizona and New Mexico has surpassed 200 with a minimum of 241 wild wolves documented in 2022."
Read the full article on U.S Fish and Wildlife Service.
🐝 US approves world’s first vaccine for declining honey bees
Image by Getty Images
"As pollinators, bees play a critical role in many aspects of the ecosystem. The vaccine could serve as a "breakthrough in protecting honey bees", Dalan Animal Health CEO Annette Kleiser said in a statement."
Read the full article on BBC.
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