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. Food after oil: how urban farmers are preparing us for a self-sufficient future – Bristol is at the head of a food phenomenon that is helping residents better connect with their cities and each other, The Guardian reports. 2. 15 Photos Showing the Power of Protest and … 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. Sand dunes in the UK set for a dynamic future with National Lottery funding – A radical new approach to managing sand dunes that aims to reverse over 100 years of decline has been given £4m funding from the National Lottery, Plantlife reports. Sand dunes are being … 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. Meghan Markle’s Workwear Clothing Collection For Smart Works – The Duchess of Sussex revealed in the September 2019 issue of British Vogue that she is set to create a capsule collection of workwear to benefit the charity Smart Works, Elle writes. Smart Works is a charity … Continue reading Microcosm of the Macrocosm: 7 Planet-Focused Stories from Around the World

Documenting the Sateré-Mawé’s way with the guaraná plant, known for its rich caffeine content

Indigenous people of the Brazilian Amazon are growing guaraná without chemical pesticides to preserve the Amazon rainforest and cultural tradition. They are hoping others will follow their example and prevent further damage to the rainforest. The Sateré-Mawé were the first to domesticate and cultivate the the Guaraná plant, paulinia cupana, a wild vine from the Sapindaceae family, producing a cultivated shrub. They have mastered its … Continue reading Documenting the Sateré-Mawé’s way with the guaraná plant, known for its rich caffeine content

Agribusiness fueling the persecution of land and environmental defenders, new report shows

More than three people were killed in an average week last year defending their land and the environment from invasion by industries like mining, logging and agribusiness, new research by Global Witness reveals. Mining was the deadliest sector, causing 43 confirmed deaths. Last year also saw a spike in killings linked to the defence of water sources globally, rising from four in 2017 to 17 … Continue reading Agribusiness fueling the persecution of land and environmental defenders, new report shows

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 Canoe Journey Herbalists Project Turns Community Efforts into Healing Medicines – Thurston Talk meets the Canoe Journey Herbalists project, who make free offerings of plant medicine and herbal healing available to the more than 15,000 Indigenous people who travel their ancestral waters every summer as … 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. Bears and wolves to coexist in UK woods for first time in 1,000 years – European brown bears, thought to have become extinct in the British wilds in medieval times, and grey wolves – which roamed free until the 17th century – are to coexist in … 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. David Attenborough says it’s ‘extraordinary’ climate deniers are in power in Australia – David Attenborough has highlighted Australia as an “extraordinary” example of a country where people in power remained climate change deniers despite the country facing some of the worst effects of global heating, The … 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. Milan is embarking on a bold plan to plant 3 million trees – Soon, there will be more trees than people in the city of Milan. Mayor Giuseppe “Beppe” Sala has embarked on an ambitious plan to plant 3 million trees in the Italian city—population 1.3 … 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. Humans have made 8.3bn tons of plastic since 1950 –  The Guardian reveals where it’s gone in an illustrated story. 2. The future of sports nutrition: protein powder made from food waste – Canadian green tech start-up, Beyond Food, collects fruit and vegetables from grocery stores … Continue reading Microcosm of the Macrocosm: 7 Planet-Focused Stories from Around the World