December 31st, 2019

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Here's a list of the positive things from 2019


The John D. Dingell Jr. Conservation, Management and Recreation Act passed, which will protect wilderness areas in all 50 states, close off an area outside of Yellowstone National Park to mining, and reinstate an important federal conservation fund in March.

The California Condor, the Humpback Whale, the Mexican Wolf and the American Bison all rebounded from the brink of extinction.

Finland committed to phasing out Coal within 10 years.

According to a historic study that was published by the Crowther Lab of ETH Zurich back in July, around 0.9 billion hectares (2.2 billion acres) of land worldwide would be suitable for reforestation, which could ultimately capture two thirds of human-made carbon emissions.

Goldman Sachs has declared that it “will decline any financing transaction that directly supports new upstream Arctic oil exploration or development”.

Costa Rica generated 98% of it's electricity from renewable sources.

Burger King released the 'Impossible!' Whopper.

Dunkin Donuts released the 'Beyond' Sausage Sandwich.

Murray Energy filed for Bankruptcy.

Scientists invented a Drug that could reverse Dementia.

The Clouded Leopard was spotted in Taiwan for the first time in over 30 years.

Trees covered More of the Earth's surface now than they did 20 years ago

Nintendo released a "Banjo-Kazooie" DLC Package for 'Super Smash Bros. Ultimate'.

Speaking of 'Banjo-Kazooie', a hint of the development of a 'Banjo-Kazooie' game was leaked online.

'Shadow of the Colossus' creator teased details of a new game in development.

'Final Fantasy VII' was re-released in Hi-Definition.

And last but not least, THIS little Gem from 'Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: