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"13 things that happened in 2016 that will cheer you up". What can

  1. threekeys profile image84
    threekeysposted 6 months ago

    you add the list before 2016 closes its doors?

    1. Half the world became free of war

    2. Global life expectancy has more than doubled since 1770

    3. The hole in the ozone layer has sown signs of healing for the first time.

    4.Sri Lanka has eliminated malaria

    5. Malaria is waning overall worldwide.

    6. The world's most endangered species, the N.Zealand's kakapo bird, is now far less endangered.

    7. Fewer children are dying

    8. Beavers are back in Scotland and doing well.

    9. The no. of AID'S deaths are way down

    10. Fewer people are starving

    11. More children are getting an education, than not.

    12. Global carbon dioxide emissions has stopped.

    13. Israel made a large desalination plant, work. Affordable water is now available in one of the driest parts of the world.

    1. SakinaNasir53 profile image87
      SakinaNasir53posted 6 months ago in reply to this

      Wow! Learned something new. Thanks for sharing this threekeys. smile

      1. threekeys profile image84
        threekeysposted 5 months ago in reply to this

        What would you like to add to the list Sakina?

        1. SakinaNasir53 profile image87
          SakinaNasir53posted 5 months ago in reply to this

          14. Tiger numbers are increasing for the first time in this century.

    2. Credence2 profile image86
      Credence2posted 5 months ago in reply to this

      Thanks for providing an accent on the positive for a year that I would otherwise consider a time for the wearing of sackcloth.

  2. Kathleen Cochran profile image82
    Kathleen Cochranposted 5 months ago

    All good news - just when I need some.  Thanks and Happy New Year!

 
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