In today’s edition of Squirrel News, we’re talking about former inmates, gang members and other citizens of Minneapolis teaming up to non-violently prevent distress in their city, France moving towards replacing short-haul flights with train rides, and an unlikely underwater rice grown in sea plants that harnesses carbon.
In today’s edition of Squirrel News, we’re talking about how a community of islanders is helping to preserve an endangered coconut in the Seychelles, a school programme that provides education as well as access to basic health care, food and economic opportunity to children and parents alike, and a 3D printed affordable housing neighbourhood in California, USA.
In today’s edition of Squirrel News, we’re talking about an indigenous tribe spearheading the return of the California condor, how a team of bees and drones detect landmines, and a Minneapolis restaurant collective using sustainable take away containers.
In today’s edition of Squirrel News, we’re talking about how a Chicago suburb is the first to grant reparations to Black residents, the Van Long Nature Reserve raising its langur population to 200 since 2001, and how a women-only village educates on female empowerment in neighbouring villages whilst fighting for land equality in rural Kenya.
In today’s edition of Squirrel News, we’re talking about Spain trialling a four-day working week without reducing wages, a holistic Hygiene Hub in Portland offering washing facilities and medical care to those without housing, and Syria’s literary enthusiasts saving books from the conflict zones to offer them in a secret library.
In today’s edition of Squirrel News, we’re talking about Malaysia replacing strict detention laws for drug addicts with rehabilitation, Black female rangers detecting poachers in national parks via crowd viewing, and cooled-down greenhouses in Somaliland reducing the need for irrigation.