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: Seven simple tricks to adopting a more sustainable home interior – Marie Claire provides tips to creating UK department store chain Selfridges has opened a new 3D printing-focused pop-up shop – To celebrate 3D printing’s credentials in this area, the store features everything from food to fashion items created via the technology, … Continue reading Microcosm of the Macrocosm: Planet-Focused Stories from Around the World

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: Spring repotting – Spring is the best time to repot your plants as the warmer temperatures stimulate new growth. If your plants have outgrown their nursery pot, it’s time to upgrade. The Stem offers a guide to repotting plants. 19 Sustainable Swimwear Brands to Make a Splash In – Oprah Daily … Continue reading Microcosm of the Macrocosm: Planet-Focused Stories from Around the World

Mysoda Toby: Sparkling water-maker made from materials including sustainable wood-based biocomposite

Mysoda Toby is the first-ever sparkling water-maker made of sustainable, wood-based biocomposite. Designed by Finnish company Mysoda, the body of the Toby sparkling water maker consists of sustainable, wood-based biocomposite which is made from almost 100% renewable-based raw materials. Toby comes in three earth-tone colours including pigeon, dove grey, and black. Toby’s antifreeze nozzle allows the carbonation of very cold water. It can be placed … Continue reading Mysoda Toby: Sparkling water-maker made from materials including sustainable wood-based biocomposite

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: Reframed – Women make up less than five percent of US carpenters by trade. By sharing her skills with a group of women apprentices, Patagonia Films meets timber framer Jenna Pollard who is reframing the narrative—one dovetail joint at a time. Griots, rappers and composers redefine opera in Burkina Faso … Continue reading Microcosm of the Macrocosm: Planet-Focused Stories from Around the World

The House of Fish: Italian fisherman’s underwater museum helping marine life to survive and thrive

An Italian fisherman in a small Tuscan coastal town has created an underwater sculpture park to help revive marine life affected by illegal fishing. The House of Fish underwater sculpture park was created along a stretch of Tuscan coastline, near the town of Talamone, by local fisherman Paolo Fanciulli. In 2015, the fisherman released 39 huge stone sculptures onto the seabed. The sculptures, which are … Continue reading The House of Fish: Italian fisherman’s underwater museum helping marine life to survive and thrive

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: The Family Witch – In The Green Parent, Clair Chaytors shares her story of being a witch and explains how to incorporate wicca into family life.  RICEWAVE ™ is an eco-friendly resin material made from upcycled, non-edible rice – Developed by Japanese furniture manufacturer Meuble, the material utilises non-edible rice … Continue reading Microcosm of the Macrocosm: Planet-Focused Stories from Around the World

Life On The Hedge: New podcast showcases young people at the start of their green careers

Life On The Hedge is a new podcast by The Tree Council which explores the magic of hedgerows and the growing abundance of green jobs available to young people in the UK. Hedgerows are the largest wildlife habitat in the UK and their carbon-guzzling, pollution-absorbing, wildlife-sheltering powers make them a crucial part of the solution to environmental challenges. In each episode of Life On The … Continue reading Life On The Hedge: New podcast showcases young people at the start of their green careers

Mountain bongos reintroduced to a Kenya sanctuary in their native habitat

Mountain bongos have been released into a Kenyan sanctuary under a world-leading programme to reintroduce forest antelopes to their native habitat. The Mawingu Mountain Bongo Sanctuary, near the central town of Nanyuki, is now home to five mountain bongos – three males and two females – who were released into the wooded foothills of Africa’s second-highest peak, Mount Kenya. Kenya is the last place where … Continue reading Mountain bongos reintroduced to a Kenya sanctuary in their native habitat

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: Eco friendly: the rise and rise of sustainable cities – Some of the world’s leading locations are doing everything possible to boost being green, Belfast Telegraph writes. Best plastic-free household items for an eco-friendly lifestyle – Switch up your everyday lifestyle with Country Life‘s picks of the best plastic-free household … Continue reading Microcosm of the Macrocosm: Planet-Focused Stories from Around the World

Cranbery: Climbing ropes’ new lease of life as dog collars

Climbing ropes are finding second life as colourful dog leads thanks to pet accessories brand, Cranbery. The 32-strand fibre dog leads, which are made from environmentally friendly Oeko-Tex certified textiles, are strong, durable and do not soak in water. Handmade in the UK, Cranbery’s eco-friendly collection of dog leads also include leads made from hemp. Images: Cranbery Cranbery Rosa Medea is Life & Soul Magazine’s … Continue reading Cranbery: Climbing ropes’ new lease of life as dog collars