Audio: #GoodNewsNextWeek – Unilever Settles, Bacteria Eats Plastic, Labeling Salmon


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20160314_GoodNewsNextWeek010-audioThis week on #GoodNewsNextWeek: Unilever settles Indian compensation case after viral video success; Newly discovered bacteria can eat the most common type of plastic; and Oregon’s labeling law the latest in ongoing GM salmon saga.

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Story #1: Unilever to Pay Ex-Workers Compensation After Viral Video Success
https://twitter.com/mammique/status/707578528716423168

NWNW Flashback: Indian Rapper ‘Overwhelmed’ by Success of Protest Song Against Unilever (Aug 2015)
http://mediamonarchy.com/2015/08/nwnw236/

Story #2: Newly Discovered Bacteria Can Eat Plastic
https://twitter.com/vulgarianscroll/status/709232626779951104

โ€œA bacterium that degrades and assimilates poly(ethylene terephthalate)โ€
http://science.sciencemag.org/content/351/6278/1196

Story #3: Oregon Passes Mandatory GMO Labeling Bill for Transgenic Salmon ๐Ÿฃ๐ŸŸ
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/708371454799142912

The Status of Genetically Modified Salmon
http://www.motherearthnews.com/real-food/food-policy/genetically-modified-salmon-zmgz16amzsto.aspx

#GoodNewsNextWeek Headlines: Big Pharma Frightened After New Study Shows Cannabis is a Highly Effective Antidepressant ๐ŸŒด๐Ÿ’Š
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/709064092724498432

Bill Passes to Allow Medical Marijuana Oil in Virginia
https://twitter.com/realjackdallas/status/708669974240468992

Another #GoodNewsNextWeek Miracle! ๐ŸŒด Taxes Generated By Coloradoโ€™s $1 Billion Pot Industry Keeping Some Towns Solvent
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/707678483783163905

The Paralysed Man Who Can Ride a Bike
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/708416370610835456