The NüPositivity Project
Updated: Mar 20, 2020
In times of crisis it is essential to maintain a positive mindset. This becomes increasingly difficult as media outlets amplify the negativity in the world and news feeds become clustered with nerve-wracking updates on the COVID-19 outbreak.
Despite all the terrible things going on in the world right now, here are 5 things to celebrate and use as a reminder that there are still positive things happening in the world!
When animal habitats are protected, animals tend to thrive.That’s the simple yet groundbreaking conclusion of a new research report published by PLOS One analyzing the effect of the United States’ Endangered Species Act (ESA) on marine animals.
A team of researchers examined 31 marine populations and found that the median sea turtle population increased by a whopping 980% following the regulations established by the ESA, and the median increase for other protected marine mammals was 115%!
This shows how impactful humans can be when we actively commit to helping the planet.
China's wildlife-farming industry, valued at $74 billion, has been permanently shut down.
On Monday, the nation's legislature banned the buying, selling, and eating of wild animals in an effort to prevent zoonotic diseases from jumping from animals to people.
A massive step towards bringing our beautiful planet back to its natural state of functioning.
After a concerning few months, life is slowly returning to areas destroyed during Australia’s bushfires. Pictures show the red and yellow bloom against the backdrop of scorched earth as a symbol of hope and new life.
Photographer Murray Lowe notes that the images show “How the Aussie bush responds to fire, and the way it regenerates itself and comes back to life. Even without any rain, life bursts through the burnt bark from the heart of the trees and the life cycle begins again.”
Nature reminding us just how resilient life can be.
Cancer has affected many lives for a countless number of years. Recently, there has been a breakthrough in Universal Cancer Therapy. There has been an accidental discovery of a new type of T-cell receptors; something researchers believe may be the hope for a cancer therapy treatment that will be able help all those suffering from cancer.
Currently, research has shown these new receptors are able to attack cancer cells while avoiding any healthy cells in the affected area. So far it has worked in labs on lung, skin, blood, colon, breast, bone, prostate, ovarian, kidney and cervical cancer cells.
It’s amazing to see science propel us towards our vision of a world without disease.
An NGO company called “givepower” has built its first ever solar water farm located in Kiunga, Kenya, a small fishing community. This allows them to turn ocean saltwater into clean sustainable drinking water, using only solar energy as its power source.
Clean drinking water is a problem for many around the world, a solar farm such as this allows them to produce 75,000L of clean drinking water every single day, helping 35,000 people access clean drinking water every day.
We love to see natural, sustainable solutions continuing to help people around the world.
It is extremely important that during tough times like this that we all come together and do what we
can to help. Checking in on your loved ones through facetime or a phone call and donating to your local foodbank to help families who can't afford the necessities are a few ways you can help.
Follow this link to find ways that you can help some of these causes we mentioned above and make an impact with so little as a tweet