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:

Nature’s SayInside Climate News investigates how voices from Hawai’i are reframing the climate conversation.

The new African EV hub – Many e-mobility startups have set up shop in Kenya to try to put electric vehicles on Kenyan roads. Quartz Africa profiles BasiGo and Opibus—two e-mobility vehicles—on why they’ve chosen Kenya as their base of operations and their plans for the future.

How UK Double-Decker Buses Are Helping The Homeless – The number of homeless people in the UK fell sharply at the start of the pandemic. Here’s how double-decker buses can be utilised to help, WEF reports.

Bring Nature in With These 5 Biophilic Design Ideas – Biophilic Design is the practice of connecting people and nature within our built environments and communities and has become more of a movement driven by our need to be more connected to nature. According to Design Milk, there are plenty of easy ways to put biophilic design into practice within your space – from using natural materials, textures, and earthy colors to emphasizing natural light, water elements, and organic shapes and forms. 

Sustainable travel: how our journeys are getting greener – From low-emission transport to ditching carbon altogether on a self-powered adventure, Wanderlust Travel Magazine investigates how you can travel better.

Image Credit: Design Milk

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

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