7 Reasons the World Doesn’t Completely Stink!

Even in a world dominated by negative news, because unfortunately there are a lot of bad things happening, there are a lot of positive trends making global standards of life a lot better that we can be grateful for!

1. In 1960, 1 out of every 5 children died before they reached adulthood.  In 2015, that number had dropped to 4.3%

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2. The number of deaths from malaria has dropped in half over the past fifteen years.

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3. Literacy rates are increasing across the globe!

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4. Deaths due to natural disasters are drastically down

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5. The amount of war-related deaths has dropped drastically since 1945

6. Global undernourishment is on a downward trend

 

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7. Over the past 25 years, 2.6 billion people in the world have received access to better cleaner water sources.

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