Spinning the Environmental Good News
"I (have also) heard a good news story last week from a direct witness, Professor Ross Virginia of the Environmental Studies Program at Dartmouth, who is just back from ecological research at McMurdo Station in Antarctica ... He is amazed at the progress the U.S. National Science Foundation has made in cleaning up what should, by international treaty, be kept a pristine site."
- Donella Meadows, Dartmouth environmental-studies professor
Hanover, New Hampshire, USA - Contrary to popular opinion, sometimes there's good news about the environment -- lately there's been quite a spate of it.
One piece of good news is that whales seem to be coming back ... The best news of all is a report in the December Scientific American about dropping birth rates even in some of the poorest countries of the world.