Stories about Good News from February, 2015
What can a dollar buy you in Kyiv, Ukraine? Quite a few things, actually! An enterprising social media user collected the most interesting ideas in a blog post.
Student attorneys from various parts of the Caribbean come together to help eradicate bullying in schools, which they regard as a human rights issue.
Happy endings are rare in Tajikistan, so when they happen, they should be celebrated.
In this photo post, take a look at all the amazing aspects of Trinidad and Tobago Carnival 2015 - from traditional characters to the ever-popular "pretty mas'".
Chitwan National Park has become the world's first tiger refuge to be accredited by the new Conservation Assured Tiger Standards (CA|TS) from the Tigers Alive Initiative.
Bangladesh's Google Street View launched February 5. One Facebook user posted his amusement at seeing his lungi, a sarong-type cloth, appear in the image (it was hanging from his balcony).
YouthCreate works to increase the number of young people who vote. Founder Kensuke Harada became alarmed by the lack of interest by his fellow youth in Japan's political process.
Using coir pots that can be planted can save an estimated 100 million plastic pots from ending up in garbage cans.
In Defiance of Ebola Rumors, Support for The National Team at 2015 Africa Cup of Nations Spreads to Guinean Social Networks
The current trend in social media in Guinea is posting a selfie on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter with the team's merchandise (shirt, wristband, cap, etc.)
Max Chalmers, from Australian independent online media site New Matilda, welcomes the release of Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste after 400 days in Egyptian prison. He also calls for “the speedy release of Greste’s colleagues who remain behind Egyptian bars”. However, he questions Prime Minister Tony Abbott's support for media...
"It takes so much more effort to understand the injustice when context is not easily accessible. And it takes even more effort to try to fight this system from within"