Big Butterfly Count: UK-wide survey gets underway

Big Butterfly Count, a UK-wide survey aimed at helping assess the health of the environment simply by counting the amount and type of butterflies seen, is underway. The survey, which runs until 8 August, asks participants to simply count butterflies for 15 minutes during bright (preferably sunny) weather during the Big Butterfly Count. The timing for the Big Butterfly Count, which began on 16 July, … Continue reading Big Butterfly Count: UK-wide survey gets underway

Tune of the Day for Tuesday 27 July 2021: Bad Habits by Ed Sheeran — Feline Basslines

Ed Sheeran’s Bad Habits come as a message today about being aware of those “demons”, for lack of a better word, that attempt to block you from achieving your dreams. It is likely that you are aware of some that you have managed to eliminate from your life, but now you’re in a better position… Tune of the Day for Tuesday 27 July 2021: Bad Habits … Continue reading Tune of the Day for Tuesday 27 July 2021: Bad Habits by Ed Sheeran — Feline Basslines

Weekly Healing Crystal: Black Tourmaline — Crystal Dawn

Black Tourmaline 8MM TOURMALINE, BLACK Black Tourmaline and Moonstone Point 25-30MM BLACK TOURMALINE PYRAMID   Element: Earth and Air Black Tourmaline colors are from bluish-black to ebony. In medieval times the stone was referred to as small impure ore =schorl. Due to its brittle and fragile texture, it was difficult to process. Black tourmaline was […] Weekly Healing Crystal: Black Tourmaline — Crystal Dawn Continue reading Weekly Healing Crystal: Black Tourmaline — 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. From farm to bottle: Natural beauty’s next step – Sustainable beauty brand Davines has partnered with the Rodale Institute to boost regenerative farming of beauty ingredients, Vogue reports.  2. Sustainable cleaning products to be driven by research from UK partnership – Imperial, Durham University, and Procter … Continue reading Microcosm of the Macrocosm: 7 Planet-Focused Stories from Around the World

Tune of the Day for Monday 26 July 2021: New Day by Sun Ra — Feline Basslines

Being in the moment enables everyday to be a reflection of our inner being in every way. And just as everyday is a new day, living it moment-by-moment allows us to experience something that we do daily, differently. Sun Ra’s New Day comes as a reminder today that if you have been running your life… Tune of the Day for Monday 26 July 2021: New Day … Continue reading Tune of the Day for Monday 26 July 2021: New Day by Sun Ra — Feline Basslines

Naked Takeaway: Reusable takeaway food containers scheme in Wales wins Cittaslow award

A pilot project offering takeaway food customers in Welsh towns the choice of ditching single-use plastic and cardboard packaging and opting for tiffin tins or aluminium pizza boxes has won the Cittaslow Chiocciola Orange 2021 Award. The Naked Takeaway scheme sees reusable food containers offered to customers in various food retailers in Mold and Caerwys, Wales. Working alongside Mold, Caerwys and Llangollen Town Councils and … Continue reading Naked Takeaway: Reusable takeaway food containers scheme in Wales wins Cittaslow award

Tune of the Day for Sunday 25 July 2021: Movement 7 by Floating Points, Pharoah Sanders, & LSO — Feline Basslines

Taken from the album Promises, Movement 7 is one of nine “movements”, which makes up one continuous piece of music by Floating Points, Pharoah Sanders, and the London Symphony Orchestra. Being in a state of grace and inner peace is not something that is reserved only for those times of relaxation, it’s a normal state… Tune of the Day for Sunday 25 July 2021: Movement 7 … Continue reading Tune of the Day for Sunday 25 July 2021: Movement 7 by Floating Points, Pharoah Sanders, & LSO — Feline Basslines

Big Bee Challenge Weekend encouraging everyone to help create a better environment for pollinators

Big Bee Challenge Weekend, which takes place on Saturday 31 July and Sunday 1 August, aims to encourage everyone to do one thing, large or small, to help the bees. BBC Radio 2’s Big Bee Challenge is a project to raise awareness and encourage listeners to help create a better environment to support bees and other pollinating insects. Around the UK, bees and other wild … Continue reading Big Bee Challenge Weekend encouraging everyone to help create a better environment for pollinators

Ecosia to dedicate an entire day’s revenue to fund projects affected by wildfires

Ecosia, the tree-planting search engine powered by Microsoft’s Bing, has announced that it will be using revenues from people’s searches next Tuesday [27 July 2021] to fund forest restoration projects in countries that have been affected by wildfires. The restoration projects will recover areas in the United States, Brazil and Australia and initiatives decimated by wildfires and will also aim to provide more resilience against future wildfires. … Continue reading Ecosia to dedicate an entire day’s revenue to fund projects affected by wildfires