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. ‘Unassuming’ Cumbria M6 copse becomes wildlife haven – An “unassuming copse” next to a motorway has been turned into a “haven for wildlife” in an effort to boost the road’s environmental credentials, the BBC reports.

2. Ford to sell only electric cars in UK and Europe by 2030Group is largest carmaker to pledge all-electric sales in Europe by end of decade, Financial Times writes.

3. Riversimple to launch new circular economy centre Sustainable mobility company Riversimple has announced the launch of Circular Revolution, a Circular Economy Innovation Centre for Wales, The Engineer reports.

4. Indigenous groups welcome Biden-Trudeau nature conservation roadmap – Indigenous groups in Canada are welcoming plans by Ottawa and Washington to partner with Indigenous Nations across Canada and the United States to meet their climate change goals and protect nature, according to Radio Canada International.

5. Glasgow plans to become a zero-waste city – Glasgow City Council has published its new Resource and Recycling strategy, announcing plans to become a zero-waste city, Environment Journal reports.

6. The Top 10 Sustainable Product Designs that help you maintain an eco-friendly and green lifestyle – Yanko Designs have curated a list of designs that range from a modular habitat system for bees, a trainer [Sneature] consisting of three bio-based materials, to a device that helps you grown your own meat.

7. Six European cities going green for 2021 – From Finland to France, National Geographic shines a light on some of the European cities making green strides towards a sustainable future.

Image Source: Sneature

Rosa Medea is Life & Soul Magazine’s Chief. She writes about lifestyle including sustainable and green living. 


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