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:

Cocktail Historian Shanna Farrell on Why the Spirits Industry Needs a ‘Grain to Glass’ Revolution – A new book explores the unsustainable secrets of the liquor industry, and how small-scale distillers may be pointing a way forward, Civil Eats writes.

How Morocco went big on solar energy – Morocco has become famous for its vast, world-leading solar arrays. But these mega-projects are just the start of the action on climate change that Morocco could be capable of delivering, BBC Future reports.

Raised from Earth – Under the gaze of southern Arizona’s cinnamon-hued Canelo Hills, a mother passes along an ancient Puebloan tradition of natural adobe building to her three sons, a Patagonia short film investigates.

Cardiff installs first offsite net zero homes – The first sustainable, modular homes have been installed offsite in the Welsh city of Cardiff. The nine properties have been built using modern methods of construction – to make them net zero buildings that are reportedly 90% more energy efficient than standard homes built to current building regulations, according to Future Net Zero.

HuiZero, Maui’s First Zero Waste To-Go Food Container Program launches – HuiZero launches, Maui’s first zero waste to-go container program. The stainless steel HuiZero containers are available at participating restaurants to get food to go, and are exchangeable at other participating restaurants, Maui Now reports.

Image Credit: HuiZero

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

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