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An Amazing Comeback for the Kākāpō Parrot – #WATWB

A second chance is always warranted, right? Good news! This week, we’ve found a great story to bring you about the encouraging comeback of the kākāpō parrot, a chubby, dancing (yes, you read that right), flightless bird that has been on the verge of extinction for quite some time. Due to various factors such as…

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An Inheritance of Kindness – #WATWB

In a world that often seems cold, calculating and manipulative, a simple act of kindness can mean so much. Thankfully, it doesn’t take a lot to brighten someone’s day with a kind word or gesture. After all, what does it cost us but a moment of time to smile at a passerby or ask after…

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The Good Drones – #WATWB

Despite their somewhat shady history, drones are quickly being proven by scientists to be incredibly useful at collecting particular types of data – and can actually be used to save lives. One such way is collecting data in storms. A recent article provides a fascinating insider’s view at how a group of U.S. researchers are…

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Tree-Planting Drones Reforesting the World in Record Time #WATWB

My good news this month is that science and technology have found a powerful new way to help remedy the world’s dire climate change situation. A huge contributing factor to global warming is deforestation. According to National Geographic, between 1990 and 2016 the world lost 502,000 square miles of forest due mainly to a combination…

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Scientist Jim Allison wins 2018 Nobel Prize for Cancer Cure #WATWB

I bring you the story of 70-year-old Texan Jim Allison, a harmonica-playing scientist who theorized that the immune system could fight off cancer, in celebration of this 23rd anniversary of the We Are The World Blogfest. Although he faced skepticism from medical researchers and disbelief from pharmaceutical companies, he didn’t let that deter him from…

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