Uplifting Stories

Couple Plants 2.7 Million Trees Over 20 Years To Restore Brazilian Forest

Photo via Intelligent Living Article by Andrea D. Steffen, Intelligent Living A couple of people can literally make a whole forest of a difference! That’s what renowned Brazilian photographer Sebastião Salgado and his wife Lélia Deluiz Wanick Salgado have proven. With the help of many, they planted 2.7...

This woman’s boxing class helps young people on the autism spectrum

Article via TODAY Jessica Margulies started the Spectrum Bout because she saw the positive effects of boxing in her own life. She teaches students with autism spectrum disorder — ranging from 7 to 22 years old — at Title Boxing Club in Forest Hills, New York....

Greta Thunberg nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Photo via Wikimedia (CC BY-SA 4.0) Article by Aris Folley via The Hill Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for a second year in a row. According to The Associated Press, two lawmakers from Sweden, Jens Holm and Hakan Svenneling,...

Thunberg, Cameroon peace activist receive children’s award

Image by Mike Corder (AP Photo) Article by Mike Corder, via Associated Press Greta Thunberg, a young activist who has gone from staging school strikes to scolding world leaders about their climate change inaction, was awarded the prestigious International Children’s Peace Prize on Wednesday, along with Cameroon peace...