Eddy's Good News: What went right in the world this week

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17 Jun 2024, 17:08

Every day during his show on Virgin Radio Anthems, Eddy Temple-Morris brings you Good News stories from around the world, to help inject a bit of positivity into your day!

Be sure to listen each day between 2pm and 6pm (Monday - Friday) to hear Eddy's Good News stories (amongst the finest music of course), but if you miss any of them you can catch up on the transcripts of Eddy's most recent stories below:

Monday 17th June 2024

Getty: Celtic Rainforest in summer, Argyll, Scotland

What went right in the world this week and we start in the beautiful country that seem to have moved to Munich!

Plans to restore and expand Scotland’s last remaining rainforests got a boost this week, with the news that volunteers have collected 2.2m rare native seeds. more on this story next week.

Getty: Staff nurse consulting ward doctor

Another AI positivity story to balance the fear mongering we are bombarded by.

A new AI tool can predict who is at risk of developing heart failure by identifying tell-tale patterns in an individual’s GP records, a study has found. Another new AI tool – Rapid-RO – could help tens of thousands of people avoid unnecessary hospital stays each year in the UK, by rapidly ruling out heart attacks in people attending A&E. Of the 33,727 patients it was tested on, the tool successfully ruled out heart attacks in 36%, compared to 27% for the current standard test.

Staying in the U.K.,According to a study by the university of Bristol Harmful gases that destroy the ozone layer have fallen faster than previously thought – a sign that regulation limiting their production has been successful.

And finallyA study out this week suggests that half of Wales’s marine environment is suitable for cultivating kelp, with the potential to build a £105m industry and create around 1,000 jobs. More on this story too on Monday.

Via: eddytm.com