Hello! Welcome to the Good News for Monday, March 23rd.
You might be wondering how long we, the good-looking and very intelligent people at Monster Children, will be able to keep our peckers up. That’s fine. You can wonder all you want. Meanwhile, we’ll be keeping our dang peckers up, and don’t even think about letting your pecker drop, because homie don’t play that. Peckers up, everyone. Here’s today’s Good News.
The Fuzz in Mallorca is keeping it interesting for the sequestered locals. I think all police should be made to entertain in places where everyone is on lockdown. What are they doing otherwise? It’s not like anyone’s robbing a bank.
The Police in Mallorca, Spain making rounds around villages on lock down to do this 😭
To alleviate the anxiety of the people and to keep them entertained ❤ pic.twitter.com/lHZCnKmxgr
— StanceGrounded (@_SJPeace_) March 22, 2020
More Good News: Rihanna’s Clara Lionel Foundation has donated $5 million to fight the coronavirus pandemic. The money will go to food banks in at-risk communities, testing resources in underprivileged countries, protective equipment and training for health workers and distribution of respiratory supplies. A bunch of celebrities have donated money instead of singing ‘Imagine’ with Gal ‘How Can I Make This About Me’ Gadot, including Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds, Ciara and Russell Wilson, Stephen Curry and Ayesha Curry, Justin Timberlake, Beiber, etc. Good news.
Yesterday’s National Eucalypt Day was a beautiful thing, with some terrific news coming out of the Monaro region of New South Wales. Greening Australia and the CSIRO have been working together on Eucalyptus viminalis provenance trials, which involve moving eucalypt species into different climates to see they can be used for reforestation. According to the Instagram post below—which you would’ve read anyway—the first challenge was getting the trees in Monaro to survive the past two summers. ‘In a region that averages 500-600mm annual rainfall, 2018 and 2019 delivered only about 350mm each year so we were starting with a serious soil moisture deficit.’ Good news: 92-95% of two sites survived! Read the post.
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Held annually on 23 March, #NationalEucalyptDay aims to raise awareness of eucalypts and celebrate the important place that they hold in the hearts and lives of Australians. . . As part of our dieback projects on the Monaro region of NSW we have worked with @csirogram to establish Eucalyptus viminalis provenance trials (when we bring related species from a different climate to see if they will survive) . . The first challenge has been to get them to survive the past two summers. In a region that averages 500-600mm annual rainfall, 2018 and 2019 delivered only about 350mm each year so we were starting with a serious soil moisture deficit. . . Amazingly, two of the sites have 92-95% survival, and the growth on the Eucalyptus viminalis under such trying conditions is extraordinary 👍 . . Read about how we’re staging a comeback in the Monaro: https://bit.ly/2Yf0DMw . . @eucalyptaus #Eucalpyts #NativeTrees #AustralianNativeTrees #Monaro #NewSouthWales
Someone did this on Notes and it qualifies as Good News because he chose to do something creative with his boredom. We’re all going to be phenomenally bored soon (if we’re not already), and the best way to combat that is by making shit. You can make stuff and share it on social media, or you can just delve in and be creative for the joy of making something that wasn’t there five minutes ago. It’s the journey, not the destination, etc.
Finally, it’s Springtime, America, and this kid is six. Amazing. See you tomorrow.
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