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Kindling is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit based in Bellingham, WA, USA. We highlight and inspire humanity’s evolution toward kindness by connecting you to good news from today, acts of genius from throughout history, and possibilities for our future.

Kindling is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that highlights and inspires humanity’s evolution toward peace, justice, and harmony with Earth.

Good news for humankind


Children running

It has been three years since the continent’s last reported case of the virus.

Nepalese village

Nepal will make the Everest region a plastic-free zone by 2020 by banning single-use plastics. The new rule will come into effect from January 1, 2020.

Photo by Jorge Aguilar on Unsplash

Mexico’s President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has argued the country should decriminalize all drugs in order to take power away from the cartels and criminal gangs.

Airplane at gate

Tennessee’s fourth largest city, Chattanooga, became the first American airport to be 100% solar powered – and joins only a handful of airports who claim the same across the world.

By fir0002flagstaffotos [at] gmail.comCanon 20D + Canon 70-200mm f/2.8 L - Own work, GFDL 1.2, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=983980

The toy maker will stop using plastic bags, elastic bands, and the shrink wrap that’s usually found around Monopoly, Scrabble and other board games.

Next systems


David Foster Wallace

How can we transcend irony and cynicism and step into genuine, vulnerable sincerity?

ayahuasca

Ayahuasca is a hallucinogenic plant medicine that originated thousands of years ago among the indigenous peoples of the Amazon. It is capable of deeply healing for a range of trauma, depression, addiction, and more while also offering insight into one’s purpose and essence.

Inside a Macbook

With right to repair, we imagine a different kind of system, where instead of throwing things out, we reuse, salvage, and rebuild.

Good news for humankind


Children running

It has been three years since the continent’s last reported case of the virus.

Nepalese village

Nepal will make the Everest region a plastic-free zone by 2020 by banning single-use plastics. The new rule will come into effect from January 1, 2020.

Photo by Jorge Aguilar on Unsplash

Mexico’s President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has argued the country should decriminalize all drugs in order to take power away from the cartels and criminal gangs.

Airplane at gate

Tennessee’s fourth largest city, Chattanooga, became the first American airport to be 100% solar powered – and joins only a handful of airports who claim the same across the world.

By fir0002flagstaffotos [at] gmail.comCanon 20D + Canon 70-200mm f/2.8 L - Own work, GFDL 1.2, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=983980

The toy maker will stop using plastic bags, elastic bands, and the shrink wrap that’s usually found around Monopoly, Scrabble and other board games.

Next systems


David Foster Wallace
ayahuasca
Inside a Macbook
Women's March DC

I’m pleading with you: over the next several months, fight for who you want; not who you imagine enough other people want.

Prickly plant

Can you think of times when the most kind act was not nice?

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Beyond passing common sense gun control laws, in my mind the best thing we can do is to see this as a masculinity issue – both to confront toxic masculinity but also examine all the ways our society fails our boys and men.

Women's March DC
Prickly plant
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