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💡 25 fact-based optimistic news from January
📉 Fewer died in wars in 2023 compared to 2022. ⚡ Renewable energy increased globally by 50%. 📉 Lowest number of journalists killed in 20 years. 🔋 An electric car became the world's best-selling car. 🥩 World's first regulatory approval for cultured beef.
🆙 Warp Levels: How Hannes Sapiens Sjöblad wants to level up humanity
Hannes Sjöblad envisions not just the flesh bodies we are today, but a rich flora of different kinds of life forms and organisms. All interconnected with each other where we can share more and more of our ideas, feelings, and thoughts with each other.
💡 Fact-based optimistic news of the week
🌲 From loss to recovery: The forests are growing again
China, the EU, the US, and India have together planted forests that could cover Bangladesh. Globally, forests can now absorb around 200 million tons of carbon dioxide per year, which is more than what is emitted through deforestation.
🌊 An ocean on Mars: Ice discovered that could cover the entire planet with water
The European Space Agency's Mars Express has discovered enough ice to cover the entire planet in a shallow sea if it melted. The ice is buried at Mars' equator and is over 3.7 kilometers thick.
🦏 The world's first IVF pregnancy in a rhinoceros could save the species
Scientists have achieved the world's first IVF pregnancy in a rhinoceros, opening new possibilities for saving the northern white rhinoceros from extinction.
🚭 Tobacco use declines globally (down 40% in the 21st century)
Global tobacco use has declined, from one in three adults in 2000 to one in five today. 150 countries have successfully reduced tobacco use.
🏆 The Vesuvius challenge solved! We can read the first scroll
Two thousand years ago, an ancient library of papyrus scrolls was buried under a volcanic eruption. They cannot be unrolled without being destroyed. But thanks to the Vesuvius challenge, several competing teams have managed to read the scrolls
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