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. Inside the big supermarkets’ most eco-friendly stores – The Grocer takes a look at some of the big retailers’ most eco-friendly stores and the initiatives they’re testing out inside them. 2. Mangrove Conservation and Restoration: Protecting Indonesia’s “Climate Guardians” – For people living in coastal areas, … Continue reading Microcosm of the Macrocosm: 7 Planet-Focused Stories from Around the World

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. From farm to bottle: Natural beauty’s next step – Sustainable beauty brand Davines has partnered with the Rodale Institute to boost regenerative farming of beauty ingredients, Vogue reports.  2. Sustainable cleaning products to be driven by research from UK partnership – Imperial, Durham University, and Procter … Continue reading Microcosm of the Macrocosm: 7 Planet-Focused Stories from Around the World

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. The Bass Rock: ‘One of the 12 wildlife wonders of the world’ acting as a sanctuary for gannets in east coast of Scotland – Described by Sir David Attenborough as “one of the 12 wildlife wonders of the world”, we take a look at the Bass … Continue reading Microcosm of the Macrocosm: 7 Planet-Focused Stories from Around the World

French startup PILI producing sustainable dyes and pigments without fossil fuels

French biotechnology start-up PILI is producing sustainable dyes and pigments without fossil fuels, in order to reduce the environmental footprint of the colour industry. The biobased dyes and pigments company uses hybrid processes combining industrial fermentation and green chemistry to generate high-performance colour ranges for industrial ink and paint formulations. It has developed a completely new dye technology, designing an enzymatic process that turns renewable carbon feedstocks, such as … Continue reading French startup PILI producing sustainable dyes and pigments without fossil fuels

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. Beavers set to be released in London in urban rewilding drive – Beavers are to be released in London in the UK’s most significant urban rewilding, it has been reported. The industrious rodents will be brought to a site in north London’s Tottenham where there is … Continue reading Microcosm of the Macrocosm: 7 Planet-Focused Stories from Around the World

Farmers in Uganda helping to protect indigenous seeds through community-based initiative

A group of farmers in Uganda is helping protect the country’s indigenous seeds through a community-based initiative. The project is empowering mostly women to better feed their families and improve household income. Rosa Medea is Life & Soul Magazine’s Chief. She writes about lifestyle including sustainable and green living.  Continue reading Farmers in Uganda helping to protect indigenous seeds through community-based initiative

River transport being championed as a cleaner way of delivering goods in France

The French city of Strasbourg is is serving as a model for how cities can use waterways to limit traffic and air pollution, having banned trucks over 7.5 tonnes from the city centre. Boats along the Rhine river have now come to replace vans, which can only deliver goods until 10.30 am.  Making use of waterways as a modern mode of transport and a cleaner … Continue reading River transport being championed as a cleaner way of delivering goods in France

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. Wales appoints UK’s first wildlife and rural crime coordinator – The new post is important in co-ordinating the wildlife and rural work of the police and key partner agencies to reduce crime and its impact on rural communities across Wales, according to Powys County Times. 2. … Continue reading Microcosm of the Macrocosm: 7 Planet-Focused Stories from Around the World

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. From fashion to the field: shredded cotton garments to help grow cotton in the future – Cotton Australia just launched such a test to see if old cotton fabrics, including sheets and worn-out coveralls from state emergency services, could improve the soil on Goondy Windy’s farms, … Continue reading Microcosm of the Macrocosm: 7 Planet-Focused Stories from Around the World

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. Sea Eagles: The UK’s largest bird of prey has been spotted at Loch Lomond for the first time in over a century – A pair of the UK’s largest birds of prey were spotted on the shores of Loch Lomond earlier this year for the first … Continue reading Microcosm of the Macrocosm: 7 Planet-Focused Stories from Around the World