KinAct: Art festival in DR Congo raises awareness of throwaway culture

An arts festival in the Democratic Republic of Congo is aiming to raise awareness of throwaway culture and its affects on the environment. Performers dressed in cans, tubes, mirrors and other materials salvaged from rubbish bins paraded through the streets of Kinshasa for the 5th edition of the KinAct festival. Founded in 2015 in Kinshasa by visual artist Eddy Ekete and Aude Bertrand, KinAct is … Continue reading KinAct: Art festival in DR Congo raises awareness of throwaway culture

Lammas/Lughnasadh Blessings

Lammas/Lughnasagh, the festival of harvest, marks the end of the summer and the beginning of autumn/fall. To honour the festival, also known as Loaf Mass Day, traditionally bread is baked from the first grain harvest on 1 August. Lammas is also a time of celebrating the harvest and abundance. Rosa Medea is Life & Soul Magazine’s Chief. She writes about lifestyles including sustainable and green … Continue reading Lammas/Lughnasadh Blessings

Underwater farm Nemo’s Garden reopens “more resilient than ever”

The world’s first underwater farm, off the coast of Italy, has reopened after a brief hiatus and is producing fruit and vegetables once again. Known as Nemo’s Garden, the world’s first underwater farm off the coast of Noli, Italy, consists of six underwater greenhouses, each of which has yielded various herbs such as basil different types of salad, tomatoes, courgettes, beans, green peas, aloe vera, mushrooms … Continue reading Underwater farm Nemo’s Garden reopens “more resilient than ever”

Bioworkz: Artist uses mandalas and sacred geometry to tell the stories of animals he draws

Some people meditate and for artist Ben Kwok, he draws. The Southern California-based graphic artist and illustrator, known as Bioworkz, creates intricately detailed drawings of animals, mandalas, sacred geometry and complex patterns.  Ben Kwok’s eye-catching designs are striking, and each animal drawing, ornately decorated with various patterns inspired by mandalas and sacred geometry, invokes that very animal being and tells their own story. To create … Continue reading Bioworkz: Artist uses mandalas and sacred geometry to tell the stories of animals he draws

Smartphone app helps rice farmers in Vietnam to save their crops from high salt levels in water

A new smartphone app from is helping rice farmers in Vietnam save their crops from high salt levels in water. The app, launched by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the government of Vietnam, measures salinity remotely and sends results to farmer’s mobile phones, providing farmers with an early warning detection system to tell them when salty water is getting into their fields … Continue reading Smartphone app helps rice farmers in Vietnam to save their crops from high salt levels in water

Vietnam to plant one billion trees nationwide by the end of 2025

The Vietnam Government has approved a plan to plant one billion trees nationwide by the end of 2025. Around 690 million trees will be planted in urban and rural areas and 310 million in protected, special and production forests. In urban areas, trees will be planted along sidewalks, in public spaces and the campuses of offices, schools and industrial zones. In rural areas, green trees … Continue reading Vietnam to plant one billion trees nationwide by the end of 2025

The Humble One: Solar-powered, all electric SUV unveiled by Californian startup

California-based startup Humble Motors has unveiled an all-electric concept SUV with a solar roof. Known as the Humble One, Humble Motors have created a five-seat electric crossover that will eventually become “the world’s first solar-powered SUV”. The Humble solution is to allow people to travel an unprecedented distance without stopping at a charger station, using what is available in all parts of the world: the sun. The all-electric … Continue reading The Humble One: Solar-powered, all electric SUV unveiled by Californian startup

Hope Reef: World’s largest coral restoration programme announced

Hope Reef, the start of the world’s largest coral reef restoration programme, has been unveiled off the coast of Sulawesi, Indonesia. The coral reef, which can be seen on Google Earth, has been regrown to spell the word HOPE to drive awareness of the importance of marine conservation and show how positive change can happen within our lifetime. Providing a simple but effective solution, Hope Reef uses innovative ‘Reef Star’ … Continue reading Hope Reef: World’s largest coral restoration programme announced

13 Healthy Smoothie Recipes So Good You Might Actually Drink Them Before Posting on Insta — StyleCaster — ravenhawks’ magazine Magick for Mind Body and Soul

There’s honestly no better feeling than throwing a bunch of ingredients into a blender and ending up with a delicious treat after a few seconds. Smoothies are such an easy way to get a daily dose of fruits and vegetables without feeling like you’re being forced to eat them. Frankly, smoothies are basically the lazy… 13 […] 13 Healthy Smoothie Recipes So Good You Might Actually Drink … Continue reading 13 Healthy Smoothie Recipes So Good You Might Actually Drink Them Before Posting on Insta — StyleCaster — ravenhawks’ magazine Magick for Mind Body and Soul