In today’s edition of Squirrel News, France and Belgium trial a social security programme for food, in Vermont ducks replace pesticides and fertiliser and pen pals help queer prisoners rehabilitate.
Europe’s first wild river national park, Britain expands free childcare, Puerto Rico’s first solar town
In today’s edition of Squirrel News, Europe gets its first wild river national park, Britain plans to expand its free childcare programme and Puerto Rico establishes its first fully solar-powered town.
Free teletherapy for 1.3 million LA students, reconnecting neighborhoods divided by highways
In today’s edition of Squirrel News, LA Students are given access to free therapy, the US plans to fix divided neighborhoods and land trusts work to preserve Chinatown.
Community solar for all, healthy urban planning, Mexican gray wolves start to recover
In today’s edition of Squirrel News, D.C. begins providing solar panels for low-income households, pedestrian infrastructure can improve health and Mexican gray wolf numbers grow again.
Eight countries eliminate tropical diseases, first US state to ban shark fishing, cancer test using urine
In today’s edition of Squirrel News, eight countries have eliminated tropical diseases, Hawaii becomes the first US state to ban shark killing and researchers develop a cancer test that only needs urine.
Anticipatory disaster insurance, mobile mental health programme, Zimbabwe’s friendship bench
In today’s edition of Squirrel News, we have a new method of funding disaster relief, the city of Kingston launches a mobile mental health programme and grandmothers in Zimbabwe help rethink mental health.