Dutch company Groasis’ water saving device helps combat desertification and deforestation by supporting the healthy growth of trees and plants

A device that captures rainwater and condensation in the air is enabling trees and plants to grow around the world in even the most arid regions. The Groasis Waterboxx has been heralded a groundbreaking solution to deforestation, desertification and climate change. The Waterboxx plant cocoon, which was developed by Dutch inventor Pieter Hoff, is the size of a motorcycle tyre with an opening in the centre, which … Continue reading Dutch company Groasis’ water saving device helps combat desertification and deforestation by supporting the healthy growth of trees and plants

Ocean Voyages Institute sets ocean clean-up record by removing 103 tonnes of consumer plastics and fishing nets from Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Ocean Voyages Institute has set a new record with the largest at sea clean-up in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch by removing 103 tonnes of fishing nets and consumer plastics – more than doubling its own results from last year. The marine conservation nonprofit’s marine plastic recovery vessel, S/V KWAI, docked at the port of Honolulu on 23 June, after a 48-day expedition, from the … Continue reading Ocean Voyages Institute sets ocean clean-up record by removing 103 tonnes of consumer plastics and fishing nets from Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Tarot Guidance for Sunday 5 July 2020: Queen of Cups —

The Queen of Cups serves as a reminder to trust in your intuition. There are messages being relayed to you – everything from a song playing on the radio to perhaps a particular wildflower you keep passing on your travels. Look around you with your inner being’s perception and you will find that there is […] Tarot Guidance for Sunday 5 July 2020: Queen of Cups … Continue reading Tarot Guidance for Sunday 5 July 2020: Queen of Cups —

Tune of the Day for Sunday 5 July 2020: Connections by Prince Paul —

Pure beats today courtesy of Prince Paul, Connections is a message today about being aware of those connections that belong to your true self and to learn to nurture them – the connection with your true self especially being the most important connection you can ever have to anyone or anything ever. How do you […] Tune of the Day for Sunday 5 July 2020: Connections … Continue reading Tune of the Day for Sunday 5 July 2020: Connections by Prince Paul —

Daily I Ching for Sunday 5 July 2020: Kuan (Contemplation), Hexagram 20 —

Kuan (Contemplation), Hexagram 20 – Kuan (Contemplation) indicates a period of deep introspection, where time spent in meditation will bring about clarity and put things in perspective for you. The world is in constant change, and so to is your life – no matter how small or big these changes are, they are changes nonetheless. Nothing […] Daily I Ching for Sunday 5 July 2020: Kuan … Continue reading Daily I Ching for Sunday 5 July 2020: Kuan (Contemplation), Hexagram 20 —

Take a virtual tour of London’s street trees with author and blogger Paul Wood

London is a green city swathed with many trees and whether you live in the metropolis or further afield and have a keen interest in trees, you can join a guided virtual tour of some of the city’s trees by author Paul Wood this Sunday (5 July 2020). The event, organised by the Museum of Walking, will see the author and blogger take particpants on … Continue reading Take a virtual tour of London’s street trees with author and blogger Paul Wood

Pop-up rainforest in East Yorkshire to capture carbon, reduce flooding risk and improve soil health

More than 40 farmers in the UK’s East Yorkshire region are to create a “pop up rainforest” that will help them plant a diverse range of cover crops that will capture carbon, reduce flooding risk and improve soil health. The Sustainable Landscapes Humber Project – a collaboration between Yorkshire Water, Birds Eye, Future Food Solutions and Hull and Teesside universities – will see farmers growing cover … Continue reading Pop-up rainforest in East Yorkshire to capture carbon, reduce flooding risk and improve soil health

Tarot Guidance for Saturday 4 July 2020: King of Pentacles —

The energies of the King of Pentacles brings with it a sense of security and stability. It may be that you come into contact with such a person who is secure and sensible in their approach to finances and life itself. It also indicates that your approach to your financial and material requirements is beginning […] Tarot Guidance for Saturday 4 July 2020: King of Pentacles … Continue reading Tarot Guidance for Saturday 4 July 2020: King of Pentacles —

Daily I Ching for Saturday 4 July 2020: Ta Ch’u (The Taming Power of the Great), Hexagram 26 —

Ta Ch’u (The Taming Power of the Great), Hexagram 26 – With great power comes great responsibility. Ta Ch’u focuses on the power of silence and stillness – enabling one to conserve energies, make better use of resources and to take action when the time is right. Refuelling your inner being daily brings about strength […] Daily I Ching for Saturday 4 July 2020: Ta Ch’u … Continue reading Daily I Ching for Saturday 4 July 2020: Ta Ch’u (The Taming Power of the Great), Hexagram 26 —

House of Herbology: Coconut Oil Lip Balm

Coconut oil is a hair and beauty staple and if you want to enjoy its moisturising benefits for lips too in a balm formula, you can easily make your own coconut oil lip balm by melting coconut oil and beeswax, combining the two and then putting in pots to harden. The below video shows you how. If you want, you can also add essential oil … Continue reading House of Herbology: Coconut Oil Lip Balm