Articles by Gavin Haines

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What Went Right This Week: Taming Big Tech to Protect Kids, plus…
Gavin Haines | Positive News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 6 Sep 2021

2 Sep 2021 – A digital privacy code for children came into effect in the UK, campaigners delayed an oil drilling project in Scotland, bearded vultures had a record season in Spain, plus.

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What Went Right This Week: Scotland’s Minimum Income Plan, plus More Positive News
Gavin Haines | Positive News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 30 Aug 2021

26 Aug 2021 – Scotland announced plans for a minimum income to tackle poverty, Qatar took tentative steps towards democracy, and Denmark and Costa Rica sought to hasten the end of fossil fuels, plus the week’s other positive news.

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What Went Right This Week: How We Saved Earth Before, Plus More Positive News
Gavin Haines | Positive News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 Aug 2021

19 Aug 2021 – Scientists said saving the ozone layer bought us time to tackle the climate crisis, Scotland promised free bikes for disadvantaged children, and Illinois put media literacy on the curriculum, plus.

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What Went Right This Week: Empathy in English Channel, Plus More Positive News
Gavin Haines | Positive News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 2 Aug 2021

29 Jul 2021 – A UK charity criticised for rescuing refugees saw a 2,000 per cent increase in donations, a tool was launched to help endangered species, and Montenegro saw its first same-sex marriage, plus more positive news.

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What Went Right This Week: A Milestone for Lab-Grown Meat, Plus More Positive News
Gavin Haines | Positive News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Jul 2021

1 Jul 2021 -The world’s first lab-grown meat factory opened, an ‘extinct’ mouse reappeared, and the UK brought forward plans to phase out coal, plus the week’s other positive news.

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What Went Right This Week: England’s New Beauty Spots, Plus More Positive News
Gavin Haines | Positive News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 28 Jun 2021

24 Jun 2021 – England was promised four new areas of outstanding natural beauty, Wales shelved plans to build more roads, and Guinea stamped out Ebola, plus the week’s other positive news.

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What Went Right This Week: A Soaring Conservation Success, Plus More Positive News
Gavin Haines | Positive News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 21 Jun 2021

17 Jun 2021 – Scotland celebrated a conservation success story, the real winner of the Euros was revealed, scientists found a novel use for plastic…

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What Went Right This Week: The Other G7, Plus More Positive News
Gavin Haines | Positive News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 14 Jun 2021

10 Jun 2021 – Art installations cut straight to the point at the G7, Israel became the first nation to ban fur, and a plan was announced for a basic income trial in Wales, plus the week’s other positive news.

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What Went Right This Week: All Hail Citizen Science, Plus More Positive News
Gavin Haines | Positive News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 7 Jun 2021

3 Jun 2021 – The UK’s national parks called on visitors to embrace citizen science, there were signs the EU’s carbon footprint is shrinking, and a woman’s sight was saved by a robot, plus more positive news.

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What Went Right This Week: Low-CO2 Passenger Blimps, Plus More Positive News
Gavin Haines | Positive News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 31 May 2021

27 May 2021 – A blimp maker promised low-carbon flights by 2025, Tasmanian devils bred in mainland Australia for the first time in 3,000 years, and scientists invented the ‘holy grail’ of batteries, plus more positive news.

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What Went Right This Week: Redefining the ‘Big Five’, Plus More Positive News
Gavin Haines | Positive News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 24 May 2021

20 May 2021 – The ‘big five’ was rebooted in the name of conservation, the UK unveiled plans to protect peatlands, and multinationals put disability inclusion on the agenda, plus the week’s other positive news.

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What Went Right This Week: Europe’s First 3D-Printed House, Plus More Positive News
Gavin Haines | Positive News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 10 May 2021

6 May 2021 – A Dutch couple moved into Europe’s first 3D-printed house, UK windfarms broke records, and music was mooted as a treatment for Alzheimer’s, plus the week’s other positive news. A couple moved in to Europe’s first printed house A retired Dutch couple have become Europe’s first inhabitants of a 3D-printed house. Elize […]

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What Went Right This Week: Dutch Bees Buzz Back, and More Positive News
Gavin Haines | Positive News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 3 May 2021

29 Apr 2021 – Efforts to boost bee numbers in Dutch cities appeared to yield results, a malaria vaccine showed promise and a UK supermarket started selling pre-loved clothes, plus the week’s other positive news.

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What Went Right This Week: ‘The Right to Disconnect’, Plus more Positive News
Gavin Haines | Positive News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Apr 2021

15 Apr 2021 – The ‘right to disconnect’ campaign gathered momentum in the UK, France moved to ban short-haul flights and indigenous Brazilians won a landmark court case, plus the week’s other positive news.

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What Went Right This Week: Britain’s ‘Greenest Day Ever’, Plus More Positive News
Gavin Haines | Positive News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 12 Apr 2021

8 Apr 2021 – Britain set a green energy record, bee-friendly face masks launched and seeds were sown for a community farm in Manchester, plus the week’s other positive news.

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What Went Right This Week: ‘Net-Zero’ Netflix, Hydrogen Jets and More Positive News
Sarah LaBrecque and Gavin Haines | Positive News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Apr 2021

1 Apr 2021 – Netflix made an ambitious net-zero pledge, beavers returned to Wales and hydrogen planes were scheduled for takeoff, plus more.

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What Went Right This Week: Women Rise at FTSE Firms, Plus More Positive News
Gavin Haines | Positive News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 1 Mar 2021

25 Feb 2021 -The number of FTSE female directors was found to have doubled in five years, a bird missing for nearly two centuries reappeared and plans for a major UK gas power plant were shelved, plus the week’s other positive news.

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What Went Right This Week: The Plan to Turn Hills into ‘Batteries’, Plus More Positive News
Gavin Haines | Positive News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 15 Feb 2021

11 Feb 2021 – Engineers hatched a plan to turn UK hills into ‘batteries’, a new drug offered hope in tackling obesity and the welcome side effects of climate action were revealed, plus the week’s other positive news.

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What Went Right This Week: US Climate Action, Plus More Positive News
Gavin Haines | Positive News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 25 Jan 2021

21 Jan 2021 – US president Joe Biden signed executive orders aimed at tackling the climate crisis, the Dominican Republic approved a bill to end child marriage and jaguars roamed Argentina’s wetlands for the first time in 70 years, plus more positive news.

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What Went Right This Week: Hope for Stabilising the Climate, Plus More Positive News
Gavin Haines | Positive News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 11 Jan 2021

7 Jan 2021 – Scientists said the climate could stabilise with decisive action, Norway pulled ahead in the race to drive combustion engines off the road and the US state of Georgia elected its first black senator – plus the week’s other positive news.

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The Circular Economy: What Is It, Why Is It Important and How Can We Embrace It?
Gavin Haines | Positive News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 9 Nov 2020

3 Nov 2020 – The principle of circular economics twists the planet trashing linear model into a loop by eliminating rubbish entirely or treating it as a resource. The virtues of going round in circles: Nature is a circular economy in action. Nothing goes to waste. Plants flourish, fade and die, and become compost and food for other creatures.

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