Every week we comb the web for the best stories about our natural world. Here is some all-natural good news for the week of October 26th. If you missed last week’s, it’s right here.
Let’s start in the animal kingdom:
The winner of this year’s “Fat Bear Week” has been crowned.
Scientists tracked a bird who flew 7,500 miles without stopping; a new record.
A new subterranean fish was discovered and aptly named “Gollum.”
New motion sensor technology alerts authorities when animals are being hunted by poachers.
An illegal animal trafficking operation poaching endangered flying squirrels in Florida was successfully shut down.
Now let’s check in with the environment and sustainability.
Canada announced a ban on almost all single-use plastics by the end of 2021.
London has seen a dramatic plunge in air pollution levels in the last few years, according to a new study.
This brand grows carbon-negative packaging from fungi mycelium.
Solar is now the cheapest available energy in history, according to the International Energy Agency’s World Energy Outlook 2020.
And to finish it off…
Here are this year’s winners from the Small World Photography contest.