Stories about Good News from July, 2015
New Video Shows How Japan's Urato Islands Are Bouncing Back Post-Tsunami
For the islands, everything changed on March 11, 2011, when a devastating tsunami swept away everything from houses to oyster beds.
This Invention by Burkinabe and Burundian Student Scientists Could Save Thousands from Malaria
Two students, Moctar Dembele and Gerard Niyondiko, might have just made a major contribution to reducing the morbidity of one of the deadliest diseases in Africa.
Hospitals in Buenos Aires Are Getting Their Own ‘Patch Adams’ Clowns
Inspired by the work of the American physician Hunter "Patch" Adams, Argentina's capital recently approved legislation mandating the use of clowns in hospitals to help children recovering from trauma.
Film Explores Haiti's Only Free School for Children With Disabilities
"Only 1 in 50 Haitian children with disabilities attend school. This is a tremendous setback both for the children who stay home, and for parents..."
Donations Surge for New Crowdfunding Campaign After ‘Greek Bailout’ Falls Short
The 1.9 million euros donated to Greek Bailout Fund on Indiagogo will be refunded because it didn't reach its target. But the campaign's creator isn't done trying to help Greeks.
Here Are 16 Stunning Satellite Images of Southeast Asia
Google Earth opens up the beauty of the Southeast Asian region’s unique and spectacular landscapes.
You Can Now Legally Dance the Night Away in Japan
Late-night club-goers are celebrating the end of a police crackdown that shut dancing just when the party was getting started.
As Karachi Succumbs to a Record-Breaking Heatwave, Social Media to the Rescue
As a heatwave grips parts of Pakistan, dilapidated government hospitals struggle to cope with the influx of heatstroke patients. A tweet from Faisal Kapadia helps ease the situation in Karachi.
Africa Celebrates Renowned Scientist Ameenah Gurib-Fakim as Mauritius’ First Female President
Maurtius' parliament confirmed Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, a world-renowned biodiversity scientist, as the country's first female president.