21 Pretty Wonderful International News Events that Happened in 2017

Sherilyn DeNucci

Hollywood sexual assault allegations, natural disasters, and a political divide like none the United States has ever seen dominated 2017. But not everything that happened in 2017 was terrible. A lot of groups that have previously been targeted gained a lot of ground. Here, I take a look at some of the happiest and most inspirational headline-makers that happened in 2017.


February 17th: Excavators found a new underwater continent, Zealandia, in the South Pacific. This new exploration marks only one of many groundbreaking geological discoveries that have been made on the planet – some of which could potentially be habitable one day.