UN rolls out global early warning system, high-schoolers develop low-cost lead filter, soundwaves break kidney stones
France covers all costs related to birth control for young women, using wastewater to produce ammonia
Europe’s air is getting cleaner, Sudan promises to stamp out child marriage, space-based power stations
Hungary is banning mink and fox fur farming; US scientists have created an eco-friendly insulation foam; 23-year-old Judit Giró Benet has developed a home-testing kit for breast cancer. More good news:
Farmer-Managed Natural Regeneration, Argentina Creates Two Large Marine Reserves, Global Vaccination Milestone
Tony Rinaudo’s farmer-managed natural regeneration technique has helped restore 240 million trees over the last 30 years; Argentina will create two large marine parks; and the vaccine alliance Gavi has vaccinated over 700 million children and saved over 10 million lives in its 18 years of existence.