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. Good Energy to offer EV drivers free electricity – Good Energy is to offer EV drivers free electricity through a new ‘flash’ tariff based on periods when Britain is generating an abundance of solar and wind power, The Energyst writes.

2. Rhino population in Nepal grows in conservation boost – Nepal’s population of endangered one-horned rhinoceros has grown by more than a hundred over the past six years, officials said, with campaigners hailing the increase as a conservation “milestone”, according to Phys.

3. Regenerative agriculture and AI for solar: Google funnels €10m into projects tackling climate change – Google’s charitable arm Google.org has outlined how it will allocate a €10m Impact Challenge on Climate funding, naming winners in fields including solar farm optimisation and regenerative farming, Edie reports.

4. This floating hotel will generate electricity by rotating all day – A new eco-friendly, floating hotel plans to generate its own electricity by rotating while guests relax on board, according to Euronews.

5. Are Floating Gardens a Sustainable Solution to Climate Change? – A new study considers the merits of a centuries-old cultivation method used in flood-prone areas of Bangladesh, Modern Farmer reports.

6. UNESCO World Heritage site in Denmark hits new heights with this viewing tower – A new spiraling tower is due to open this spring, and it will give visitors a panoramic view over the Wadden Sea National Park on the west coast of Denmark, Lonely Planet says.

7. Fish eye lenses: UK launches world’s largest ocean monitoring system to protect wildlife and biodiversity – The UK will pioneer the world’s largest ocean wildlife monitoring system to help protect life below water as part of the UK Government Blue Belt programme.

Image Source: Marsh Tower/BIG

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


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