France to Airlines: Go Green If You Want a Bailout
How one country is using its economic rescue to clean up a polluting industry.
The Kaleidoscopic Community of a Coronavirus Hotel
Masked chambermaids, sanitized keycards and nurses who pop in to see how you’re feeling.
Seeing the Forest for the Bees
In this week’s briefing: Reviving a woodland refuge for honeybees and partnering with poachers to bring back buffalo to a national park.
Infrastructure that Helps Wildlife Migrate
In this week’s briefing: building bridges to assist wildlife on their journeys, Italy gets homeschooled and a debate over the merits of poop-powered energy.
China’s Green Decade Impacts the Whole World
In this week’s news briefing: renewable energy has an undisputed leader, and anti-violence outreach workers help their at-risk clients shelter in place.
New Zealand May Completely Eliminate the Coronavirus
In this week’s briefing: Kiwis crush the curve, a Brazilian school exceeds all expectations and transit projects leverage car-free streets to hurry forward.
Scuba Tours Are Planting Coral Instead
In this week’s briefing: Australian tour operators repair the Great Barrier Reef and a city keeps its restaurants afloat by hiring them to cook for the homeless.
France’s High-Speed Hospital
In this week’s news briefing: Governments help companies pay their workers, France uses its bullet train for high-speed triage and Indigenous graduation rates soar.
Can Facebook Predict Coronavirus Spikes?
In this week’s news briefing: social media data is tracking COVID-19 and schools begin to open with anti-viral measures in place.
Coronavirus Help Is Everywhere
American bartenders get a lifeline, French perfumers churn out hand sanitizer, Britain grows a volunteer army and locked-down Chinese students find classmates in Israel.
A Balm to Heal Strip-Mined Mountaintops
In this week’s news briefing: the strafed summits of Kentucky find a grizzled savior and an underground turbine keeps the lights on in Halifax.
The DIY Wheelchair Ramp
In this week’s news briefing: a device that turns impassable into accessible, a preschool wrapped in a bus and free legal help for tenants facing eviction.
Growing Pot with Beer Bubbles
In this week’s news briefing: Brewery emissions find a higher purpose and transit-oriented soccer fields sprout in Atlanta.
This Apple Computer Stops Food from Spoiling
In this week’s news briefing: a device to prevent rotting produce, gay rights advance in Virginia and Japan makes a science of lost-and-found.
A Proven Way to Change Voters’ Minds
In this week’s news briefing: empathy-based political canvassing, old seeds grown anew and pavement that lets the water in.
The Pack Is Back
In this week’s news briefing: The triumphant return of wolves to Yellowstone National Park, and a company dispatches teenagers to help seniors with their iPads.
Why Australia Is Lighting New Bush Fires
In this week’s news briefing: a millennia-old approach to controlling Australia’s wildfires, and a city in Illinois gets to know its homeless.
A More Sensitive Supermarket
In this week’s news briefing: simulating disability in a retail environment, turning down take-away plastics and tidying up the ocean floor.
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