We Are the World Blogfest #WATWB

It’s the last Friday of the month–time again for some good news to take you into December with a smile.

The story I’ve chosen for this month is about technology, invented by a teenager, that is sailing (literally) through testing before heading out to clean up the enormous Pacific garbage patch. It’s wonderful to think that a vast field of garbage the size of Texas can be cleaned up in ten years, far less time than originally thought.

Click here to read the story.

Here’s how #WATWB works: On the last Friday of each month a number of bloggers participate in a blog hop in which each blogger highlights a story that spreads good news, happiness, and hope.

These are the cohosts for this month: Eric Lahti, Inderpreet Uppal, Shilpa Garg, Peter Nenaand Damyanti Biswas.

 

Want to join? Click this link to sign up and help spread some happiness!

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We Are the World Blogfest #WATWB

It’s the last Friday of the month–time again for some good news to take you into November with a smile.

The story I’ve chosen for this month is about the invention of a new technology that uses clean energy to provide drinking water in water-scarce regions of the world.

Click here to read the story.

Here’s how #WATWB works: On the last Friday of each month a number of bloggers participate in a blog hop in which each blogger highlights a story that spreads good news, happiness, and hope.

These are the cohosts for this month: Eric Lahti, Inderpreet Uppal, Shilpa Garg, Mary Gieseand Roshan Radhakrishnan.

Want to join? Click this link to sign up and help spread some happiness!

We Are the World Blogfest #WATWB

It’s the last Friday of the month–time again for some good news to take you into October with a smile.

The story I’ve chosen for this month is one that gives hope for the reduction of fossil fuel use in the State of California. And it harnesses the power of a pre-existing engineering wonder to do so.

Click here to read the story.

Here’s how #WATWB works: On the last Friday of each month a number of bloggers participate in a blog hop in which each blogger highlights a story that spreads good news, happiness, and hope.

These are the cohosts for this month: Eric Lahti, Inderpreet Uppal, Shilpa Garg, Sylvia Stein, and Peter Nena.

Want to join? Click this link to sign up and help spread some happiness!

We Are the World Blogfest #WATWB

It’s the last Friday of the month–time again for some good news to take you into September with a smile.

The story I’ve chosen for this month is one that involves experimental technology that can take water droplets from the air and turn them into potable water. The process uses electrospun polymers–and who among us doesn’t love those??

Click here to read the story.

Here’s how #WATWB works: On the last Friday of each month a number of bloggers participate in a blog hop in which each blogger highlights a story that spreads good news, happiness, and hope.

These are the cohosts for this month: Simon Falk, Andrea Michaels, Shilpa Garg, Sylvia Stein, and Belinda Witenhausen.

Want to join? Click this link to sign up and help spread some happiness!

We Are the World Blogfest #WATWB

It’s the last Friday of the month–time again for some good news to take you into August with a smile.

The story I’ve chosen for this month is one that I guarantee is going to make you smile. It’s about a couple using ocean trash in an incredible way to help people.

Click here to read the story.

Here’s how #WATWB works: On the last Friday of each month a number of bloggers participate in a blog hop in which each blogger highlights a story that spreads good news, happiness, and hope.

Want to join? Click this link to sign up and help spread some happiness!

 

We Are the World Blogfest #WATWB

It’s the last Friday of the month–time again for some good news to take you into June with a smile.

The story I’ve chosen for this month put a big smile on my face, and I’m happy to share it with you. It’s the story of a national park in Chad, where elephants are making a great comeback after being poached unchecked for years. In Zakouma National Park, elephants are back from the brink of decimation.

Click here to read the story. You can find other versions of the story here and here.

Here’s how #WATWB works: On the last Friday of each month a number of bloggers participate in a blog hop in which each blogger highlights a story that spreads good news, happiness, and hope.

These are the cohosts for this month: Shilpa Garg, Inderpreet Kaul Uppal, Peter Nena, Andrea Michaels, and Damyanti Biswas.

Want to join? Click this link to sign up and help spread some happiness!

We Are the World Blogfest #WATWB

It’s the last Friday of the month–time again for some good news to take you into May with a smile.

If you have been reading my posts for #WATWB, you know my favorite stories contain good news for the environment and hence, for all of us. The story I have chosen for this month is about a young girl who’s making a difference in the world’s oceans. She’s an inspiration and I hope more people feel compelled to do their part to reduce plastic use and waste when they see what she’s done.

Click here to read the story.

Here’s how #WATWB works: On the last Friday of each month a number of bloggers participate in a blog hop in which each blogger highlights a story that spreads good news, happiness, and hope.

These are the cohosts for this month: Shilpa GargDan AntionSimon FalkMichelle Wallace, and Mary Giese.

Want to join? Click this link to sign up and help spread some happiness!

P.S. If you’re interested in reading more about finding alternatives to plastic, I encourage you to read this article, about how giving up straws makes it easier for us to give up other forms of plastic, and this article, about how easy it is to find alternatives to the plastics we use around the house every day.