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Mainstreaming plant-based meals, scholarships for 
Indigenous Australians,and Saudi Arabia diversifying away from fossil fuels

Kristie Middleton, from the Humane Society of the U.S., has helped convince 200 school districts, as well as the U.S. Army, Air Force, and Coast Guard to serve tens of millions of

plant-based meals; Yalari has become one of the most successful Indigenous education programs in Australia, with 27 private schools offering boarding scholarships to a total of 172 students this year; and Saudi Arabia received offers to supply solar electricity for the cheapest prices ever recorded, marking the start of a $50 billion program to diversify the oil producer's domestic energy supplies away from fossil fuels

These stories and more in today's Solutions Digest:

• How Kristie Middleton, from the Humane Society of the U.S., helped convince 200 school districts, as well as the U.S. Army, Air Force, and Coast Guard to serve tens of millions of plant-based meals. Read more here

• How Yalari has become one of the most successful Indigenous education programs in Australia, with 27 private schools offering boarding scholarships to a total of 172 students this year. Read more here

• How, since 2011, the charity mindDog has trained more than 600 canines to provide psychiatric assistance to their handlers. Read more here

• How players from Norway's national ladies team are to be paid the same amount as their male counterparts after the men notably agreed to take a pay cut to aid with wage restructuring. Read more here

• How Saudi Arabia received offers to supply solar electricity for the cheapest prices ever recorded, marking the start of a $50 billion program to diversify the oil producer's domestic energy supplies away from fossil fuels. Read more here

• How broadcasting company Sky has announced that all single-use plastics will be removed from its products, operations and supply chain by 2020. Read more here

• How John Thompson started Resurrection After Exoneration, a residential and educational program for people leaving prison. Read more here

 

 

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