Here is your environmental good news for the week of October 19th, 2020. If you missed last week, check it out here.

Let’s start by checking in on sustainability and conservation:

According to a new Consumer Reports analysis, electric vehicle owners spend half as much on maintenance as gas-powered vehicle owners.

Portland General Electric (PGE) permanently shuttered Oregon’s only remaining coal-fired power plant last week.

Sustainable packaging is going mainstream with hundreds of corporations preparing to make the switch. 

Wanna getaway? Here’s how to set up an off-the-grid vacation home. 

Prince William and Sir David Attenborough join forces on ‘Earthshot’ prize for environmental solutions. 
UK insect farm project to create sustainable animal feed was awarded £10m.

Now, some news from the animal kingdom:

Researchers tagged the largest great white shark ever spotted off Canada’s Atlantic coast — “Queen of the Ocean” measured in at over 17 feet and 3,500 pounds. 

A lonely otter at a sanctuary finds love online through a dating site built just for him. 

For the first time in 3,000 years, Tasmanian Devils return to mainland Australia. 

A disabled baby cow takes her first steps using a customized wheelchair. 

3D Printed turtle eggs are helping conservationists catch poachers.

Thanks for checking out this week’s environmental good news. Check back next week for more!

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