Episode 270: A breakthrough in the fight against micro plastics, the origin of baby carrots, the delights of Valparaiso in Chile, the genius of jazz music critic Gary Giddins, and more…

Good News: A fascinating new method has been proposed to help remove micro plastics form the environment to dispose of them, Link HERE.

The Good Word: A great quote from Henry David Thoreau (again!)

Good To Know: The unusual story of the origin of the ubiquitous baby carrots.

Good News: A new vaccine has been developed which may be a significant turning point in the fight against Malaria worldwide, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Exploring the gorgeously run-down city of Valparaiso in Chile, Link HERE.

Good Company: Celebrating the brilliant writing of long-time jazz music critic and author, Gary Giddins. Check out this clip from his Louis Armstrong documentary “Satchmo” and start at around the 4:30 mark, HERE.

Sounds Good: The last installment of this week’s theme on “Impressionist Music”, Ottorino Respighi’s “Pines Of Rome” and the gorgeous animation created to accompany it in Disney’s Fantasia 2000, Link HERE.

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