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. EU countries could face national renewable energy goals, official says – European Union policy makers are likely to propose national targets on expanding renewable energy to try to ensure the bloc achieves its goals on cutting emissions, according to Reuters. 2. UK businesses set to invest … 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. 2021 is the year for everyone across the UK to Bee the Change! – The Bumblebee Conversation Trust is asking people across the UK to take simple, quick micro-actions to make their postcode more bumblebee-friendly. Through the new campaign, people will pledge to Bee the Change … 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. UK’s carbon footprint down as pandemic prompts move to eco-friendly lifestyles, study shows – The UK’s overall carbon footprint has fallen by 17%, a major study has found. Researchers at environmental organisation WWF and the Stockholm Environment Institute at the University of York say the impact … Continue reading Microcosm of the Macrocosm: 7 Planet-Focused Stories from Around the World

New Zealand to introduce law subjecting the financial industry to climate reporting

New Zealand is set to become the first country in the world to introduce a law that would subject financial firms to climate reporting. In a world’s first, New Zealand will make its banks, insurers and investment managers with total assets of more than NZ$1 billion (US$703 million) to report climate change impacts on their businesses.   The law, which has been introduced to the New Zealand Parliament … Continue reading New Zealand to introduce law subjecting the financial industry to climate reporting

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. Good Energy to offer EV drivers free electricity – Good Energy is to offer EV drivers free electricity through a new ‘flash’ tariff based on periods when Britain is generating an abundance of solar and wind power, The Energyst writes. 2. Rhino population in Nepal grows … 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. Prince William: Banks must do more to protect environment – The Duke of Cambridge has urged banks to “invest in nature” to help fight global climate change. Speaking at an IMF and World Bank meeting, Prince William said protecting nature continued to play only a small … 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 Louvre has put its entire art collection to view online – For the first time ever, the entire Louvre collection is available online, whether works are on display in the museum, in storage or on long-term loan in other French institutions. Designed for both researchers … 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. Congolese special effects artist behind Avengers: Endgame and Guardians of the Galaxy – Award-winning, Congolese animator, Sidney Kombo Kitombo, has worked on some of the biggest-grossing Hollywood movies including Guardians of the Galaxy, Avengers: Endgame, Gravity and others. He talks to BBC Africa about his passion … 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. TikTok Sensation Alexis Nikole Nelson Wants You to Love Foraging as Much as She Does – Civil Eats meets Columbus, Ohio-native Alexis Nikole Nelson is teaching people how to identify, harvest, and prepare everything from sumac to acorns to ginkgo nuts—all while presenting an alternative to … Continue reading Microcosm of the Macrocosm: 7 Planet-Focused Stories from Around the World

Frozen foods company Nomad Foods team up with WWF to deliver “nature-positive” farming practices

Frozen foods company, Nomad Foods has teamed up with conservation organisation, WWF to find agricultural solutions to tackling the climate crisis and reversing biodiversity loss. The partnership will focus initially on two main projects centred around vegetable production. The first is a blueprint for landscapes that can increase food productivity through “nature-positive” farming approaches. The second project is dedicated to measuring the impact of biodiversity … Continue reading Frozen foods company Nomad Foods team up with WWF to deliver “nature-positive” farming practices