L.A.’s largest wildlife bridge in the world, wind-powered cargo ships, racial equity roundtable
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In today’s edition of Squirrel News, we’re looking at the world’s largest wildlife crossing to be, sailing cargo ships to transport cars and a rountable tackling systemic racism head-on
World’s largest wildlife crossing to be built in Los Angeles
In the region of L.A. the endangered mountain lions as well as birds and lizards, risk getting hit by cars. The world’s largest wildlife crossing to be built in 2021 shall ensure they cross safely.
Wind-powered sailing cargo ship to reduce transatlantic travel emissions by 90%
The cargo vessel designed by a Swedish collaborative project aims at reinventing sustainable ocean shipping by carrying up to 7,000 cars at a time.
Greater Buffalo Racial Equity Roundtable battles opportunity gap
Bringing together over 250 stakeholders while diving into data on its racial bias, the city of Buffalo tackles real systemic change.
The Philadelphia Citizen
‘I feel free here’: how a miracle girls’ school was built in India’s ‘golden city’
A strikingly-designed centre reminiscent of Rajasthan’s famous forts will soon be opening its doors in conservative Jaisalmer
Communities provide school meals to children in spite of government ruling
Communities in the United Kingdom will provide free meals to children during the winter break following a campaign by football player Marcus Rashford. The government had previously rejected the proposal.
How five mental health police reforms can transform distress calls
When individuals with mental health issues are in distress, the police are called frequently. Here are 5 alternative approaches to correspond to distress calls from different countries around the world.
The Philadelphia Citizen
New cooling paint developed to increase energy efficiency of buildings
This white paint reflects sunlight and aims at cooling buildings by up to 1.7 degrees celsius while reducing air conditioning usage.
Inclusive green community aims at living with zero emissions
In Michigan, USA, this green collaborative invites its residents to approach sustainable living as a model community.
Disability advocates approve of shift to remote work
The ability to work from home has benefited those with disabilities during the pandemic. They can now work from a place accustomed to their accessibility needs.
The Christian Science Monitor
Turtle rehabilitation centre saves lives and raises awareness
In Ontario, Canada, the rehabilitation centre takes a three tier approach to protect turtles and raise awareness of their hardships.