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. This new Shanghai Starbucks has only reusable cups and reusable everything else – The store is a test to see if the coffee giant can design for the circular economy, Fast Company writes.  2. This small city in Finland is leading the way as a model … 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. Does Nature Have Rights? A Burgeoning Legal Movement Says Rivers, Forests and Wildlife Have Standing, Too Climate change and environmental destruction have inspired court cases around the country—and the globe—aimed at protecting the natural world, Inside Climate News reportsr 2. Prince William Unveils Finalists for Environmental … 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. Chamois: Italy’s Alpine village without cars – On the steep slopes of the Aosta Valley, the hamlet of Chamois is the only Italian village that can’t be accessed by car, BBC Travel writes.  2. Sustainable packaging for a more wholistic wine business – In the wine … 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. Charity partners with leading tree shelter manufacturer to help the environment – The Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust has partnered with a leading tree shelter manufacturer, Tubex, to reduce plastic pollution and collect and remove thousands of tree shelters from the area, Craven Herald & Pioneer writes.r … 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. Sunflowers power £2million for nature’s recovery – Wildlife friendly farm, which grows wild bird seed, and 100 acres of sunflowers, celebrates raising £2 million for wildlife conservation, The Wildlife Trusts reports. 2. How green is your bouquet? The new eco-friendly mindset in floral design The billion-dollar cut … Continue reading Microcosm of the Macrocosm: 7 Planet-Focused Stories from Around the World

Mexico City’s Aztec-era canals get the clean-up treatment using solar energy

A “nanobubble” system which harnesses solar energy to improve water quality is being used to clean up the canals of Mexico City’s Xochimilco ecological zone. Officials in Mexico City have been focused on cleaning up the polluted waters of Xochimilco, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the few areas of the capital that still boasts canal networks dating back to Aztec times. A … Continue reading Mexico City’s Aztec-era canals get the clean-up treatment using solar energy

Clean My Calanques: Locals helping to clean-up Marseille’s creeks and teach young people about the environment

Coastal clean-up operations are increasing in Marseille, France thanks to the environmental organisation Clean My Calanques, who alongside a team of volunteers, can collect up to a tonne of waste in one clean-up session. Clean My Calanques organises beach clean-ups once or twice a month in the south of France region, and aims to educate everyone, both local and national, about environmental issues. Clean My … Continue reading Clean My Calanques: Locals helping to clean-up Marseille’s creeks and teach young people about the environment

Magic Parque Ecologique helping children in Togo to learn about the second life of waste materials

Magic Parque Ecologique, an environmental education centre in Togo, is teaching school children how waste can be used to make something new including pencil holders and construction materials. The exhibition park aims to create and showcase art objects from recycled and salvaged objects. It also provides training and recreation for the community in Togo’s capital city, Lomé For Lamid Ibrahim, the initiator of the ecological park, … Continue reading Magic Parque Ecologique helping children in Togo to learn about the second life of waste materials

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. New York Bans Single-Use Toiletry Bottles In Hotels – In a bid to combat plastic pollution, the State of New York has officially banned the distribution of mini, single-use plastic toiletry bottles in hotels! Commencing in January 2024, hotels will begin using sustainable alternatives, like refillable dispensers, … 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 people who live in a new generation of eco-homes in Swansea – They have triple glazing, ventilation systems and some even have ground-source heat pumps and solar panels, but what is it like to live in them and are fuel bills any lower? Wales Online … Continue reading Microcosm of the Macrocosm: 7 Planet-Focused Stories from Around the World