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99 Reasons 2016 Was a Good Year

Some of the biggest conservation successes in generation


Huge strides forward for global health

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Political and economic progress in many parts of the world

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We finally started responding seriously to the climate change emergency

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The world got less violent

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Signs of hope for a life-sustaining economy

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Endangered animals got some well-deserved breaks

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The world got more generous

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Angus Hervey

Angus Hervey

From Melbourne and Cape Town, with love. Political economist and journalist, and co-founder of futurecrun.ch

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