In today’s edition of Squirrel News, we’re talking about the world’s first insurance policy for an ecosystem, the first US state to introduce an income plan for pregnant people and foster children, and the city of Madrid surrounding itself with a wall of trees to tackle climate change.
In today’s edition of Squirrel News, we’re talking about a reduction in violent crimes after Suffolk County’s decision to not imprison people for misdemeanours, how former and now flooded coal mines are used for carbon-reduced heating, and beavers replenishing ecosystems and rivers in deserts.
In today’s edition of Squirrel News, we’re talking about a teenager helping his sister communicate through a self-developed app, a women-led platform offering support to Turkish women subject to domestic violence, and a menstrual hub delivering menstrual hygiene products as well as education in Philadelphia.
In today’s edition of Squirrel News, we’re talking about an organisation assisting former inmates to become lawyers in the US, the first active National Football League player to come out as gay, and the Japonese government suggesting a healthier work-life balance through four-day working weeks.
In today’s edition of Squirrel News, we’re talking about Germany’s first state financed imam training in the German language, how a collaboration of eight microstates created a system for sustainable fishing to improve resident livelihoods, and Austria’s agrivoltaic farm providing a home for lawn-mowing sheep.
In today’s edition of Squirrel News, we’re looking at the first large carnivore to be relocated across continents for conservation purposes, a power plant using cocoa waste to provide energy to 1.7 million households, and a foundation distributing radios to spread anti female genital mutilation messages across the African continent.