Good News! Stories We Dig From Around the Web

By Tami Fertig June 23, 2014 Categories: Good News

A round-up of VT editors’ favorite newsworthy links.

Bring on the broccoli! A new study suggests that broccoli may help rid your body of air pollutants. [NPR]

President Obama wants to create the world’s largest marine sanctuary, which would cover 500 million acres of ocean near Hawaii (four times larger than California!). [Mother Nature Network]

A French grocery store launches a marketing campaign to sell “ugly” fruits and veggies. (Weird-looking produce has been linked to food waste in supermarkets and beyond.) [Treehugger]

Billy Bob Thorton talks to People magazine about his vegan diet. Sweetest tidbit: “For me, something indulgent would be to cut up two bananas into my oatmeal instead of one.” [People]

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