Forests larger than France have regrown in the last 20 years, new research shows

Nearly 59 million hectares of forests – an area larger than mainland France – have regrown since 2000, according to new research published by Trillion Trees. This area of forest has the potential to store the equivalent of 5.9 gigatons of CO2 – more than the annual emissions of the United States, according to Trillion Trees. Trillion Trees – which is a joint venture between World … Continue reading Forests larger than France have regrown in the last 20 years, new research shows

The Benefits of Sustainable Shopping — ecogreenlove

Now more than ever, customers look for sustainability when shopping, despite the increase of damaging industries such as fast fashion, which are overproducing and polluting. This is because of the many benefits that sustainable shopping offers, including the lack of slave labour, fewer pollutants and of course, the use of organic and renewable materials. The Benefits of Sustainable Shopping — ecogreenlove Continue reading The Benefits of Sustainable Shopping — ecogreenlove

Major tree-planting initiative in the UK to increase the planting of woodland to 80 million trees by 2025

A tree-planting initiative in the UK, the largest of its kind in 50 years, could see some farmland returned to forests in order to meet climate targets. The plan, which is due to be published by the UK Government this month, will double the planting of woodland within four years to almost 75,000 acres a year, or about 80 million trees. By 2035, this will … Continue reading Major tree-planting initiative in the UK to increase the planting of woodland to 80 million trees by 2025

Weekly Healing Crystal: Calcite — Crystal Dawn

Calcite ORANGE CALCITE UNTUMBLED   2″ CALCITE, YELLOW EGG PINK CALCITE WORRY STONE                 Element: Earth and Air Chalk Stone was the eponym for calcite, derive from the Greek chalix =small stone. Calcite is a stone of many colors it can be found in yellow, green, blue, brown, […] Weekly Healing Crystal: Calcite — Crystal Dawn Continue reading Weekly Healing Crystal: Calcite — Crystal Dawn

Microcosm of the Macrocosm: 7 Planet-Focused Stories from Around the World

Here’s a roundup of some of the stories that have captured Life & Soul Magazine’s attention this week: 1. EU countries could face national renewable energy goals, official says – European Union policy makers are likely to propose national targets on expanding renewable energy to try to ensure the bloc achieves its goals on cutting emissions, according to Reuters. 2. UK businesses set to invest … Continue reading Microcosm of the Macrocosm: 7 Planet-Focused Stories from Around the World

Eco Tourism Destinations in Ireland — living lightly in ireland

In light of the easing of Covid-19 restrictions I thought an article on eco holiday day-trips was timely. I’ve previously written about having a Sustainable Day out in Dublin city, but now I’m going further afield to looking at eco tourism attractions around the rest of the county and country. Nothing mentioned in this article […] Eco Tourism Destinations in Ireland — living lightly in ireland Continue reading Eco Tourism Destinations in Ireland — living lightly in ireland

Zero-waste, planet friendly hair care with Soul & Soap’s Shine On Conditioner Bar

Shampoo bars have become more readily available now and so taking hair care needs to the next zero-waste level is Soul & Soap with its conditioner bar. Soul & Soap’s Shine On Conditioner Bar is a conditioner bar made from hair nourishing and moisturising ingredients including shea butter and olive oil. The conditioner bar also has the added ingredient of Abyssinian oil, which is an … Continue reading Zero-waste, planet friendly hair care with Soul & Soap’s Shine On Conditioner Bar

5 Statistics to Help you get more Sleep — ecogreenlove

As we all know, getting quality sleep is important to help our bodies and minds refresh and regenerate for each new day. Not getting enough quality sleep has been linked to fatigue, irritability, and anger. If you want to avoid those pitfalls that come from a lack of sleep or some of the other health-related problems caused by lack of sleep, check out this list. 5 … Continue reading 5 Statistics to Help you get more Sleep — ecogreenlove

Science Moms: Campaign demystifies climate science and provides resources to help mothers to take action

Female scientists in the US have teamed up to create a campaign, Science Moms, aimed at empowering mothers to take action to protect the planet while also helping them to demystify climate science. Science Moms was set up to help mothers who are concerned about climate change, but aren’t confident in their knowledge about climate change or how they can help. The campaign launched earlier … Continue reading Science Moms: Campaign demystifies climate science and provides resources to help mothers to take action