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

Here’s some of the stories that have captured Life & Soul Magazine’s attention this week:

Can you spot a walrus from space? How to help British Antarctic Survey and WWF with citizen science project – Cambridge-based British Antarctic Survey and wildlife charity WWF have teamed up to ask for the public’s help to search for walrus in thousands of satellite images taken from space, according to Cambridge Independent

10 Surprising Things You Will Not Waste Again – From banana peels in smoothies through to coffee pads in the fridge to absorb smells, Bright Vibes gives a rundown of things you can reuse.

90% of new cars sold in Norway are now electric or plug-in hybrids – The goal is to get to 100% EV sales by 2025, according to Fast
Company.


New wind farms would dot US coastlines under Biden plan – Seven major offshore wind farms would be developed on the East and West coasts and in the Gulf of Mexico under a plan announced by the Biden administration. The projects are part of US President Joe Biden’s plan to deploy 30 gigawatts of offshore wind energy by 2030, generating enough electricity to power more than 10 million homes, AP News reports.

Tesla home batteries and eco-friendly amenities rising in popularity among Bay Area home buyers – As these types of sustainable home features increase in popularity among homeowners, they’re starting to become something that buyers are putting top of their list of amenities they desire, SF Gate writes.

Image Credit: © naturepl.com / Tony Wu / WWF

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

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