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 Fungus Is Fast Becoming Luxury Fashion’s Favorite Material – Mylo, has taken three years and approximately 4,000 iterations to finesse. Unlike anything else on the market, it is grown from mycelium cells (the ‘roots’ that fungi use to grow and one of Earth’s most natural … Continue reading Microcosm of the Macrocosm: 7 Planet-Focused Stories from Around the World

Amazigh: Short film tells the story of the people of Morocco’s Atlas Mountains while showcasing stunning scenery through outdoor sports

Amazigh is a short film which combines telling the story of the indigenous Amazigh people of the Atlas Mountains of Morocco while showcasing the stunning environment through skiing and mountain biking. Made in partnership with Bou Naceur Sustainability and the Vertical Wanderer, Amazigh shares the story of rural communities in the Atlas Mountains as they express concern about the changing climate and economic issues that they … Continue reading Amazigh: Short film tells the story of the people of Morocco’s Atlas Mountains while showcasing stunning scenery through outdoor sports

Taxi Divas: Ugandan all-female taxi service shows how game-changing opportunities arise during times of crisis

Diva Taxi – a new all-female taxi service launched in Uganda’s capital Kampala earlier this year – is showing the world how new opportunities and game-changing ones at that arise during times of crisis. The taxi service, dreamed up by a local woman who lost her logistics job at the start of the coronavirus outbreak, was launched in June and has recruited over 70 drivers. … Continue reading Taxi Divas: Ugandan all-female taxi service shows how game-changing opportunities arise during times of crisis

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. Is wind power’s future in deep water? – Floating wind power has enormous potential to be a core technology for reaching the climate goals in Europe and around the world, BBC Future reports. 2. ‘This beautiful blue planet is our only home’: Dalai Lama makes a … 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 traditions that could save a nation’s forests – Indigenous communities evicted from their ancestral forest lands in Kenya have plans to restore peace and biodiversity to their homelands, BBC Future reports. 2. Solar power pioneer to sink £4m into rewilding Scotland after company sale – … Continue reading Microcosm of the Macrocosm: 7 Planet-Focused Stories from Around the World

Leicester bus shelters to feature green roofs to encourage bees and pollinators, in a UK first

Bus shelters with green roofs – providing more habitats for bees, butterflies and other pollinating insects – are to be introduced in the English city of Leicester, in a first for the UK. Around 30 bus shelters at key locations around the city centre will feature living roofs planted with a mix of wildflowers and Sedum plants to help support local biodiversity and provide more … Continue reading Leicester bus shelters to feature green roofs to encourage bees and pollinators, in a UK first

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. Scientists discover coral reef taller than the Empire State Building – The enormous detached underwater structure, located in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, is the first such discovery in a century, Cnet reports. 2. Aesop ventures into sustainable fashion with Raeburn –Australian skin and beauty care label Aesop … 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. Tesco to launch five-month carton recycling trial – Tesco, Kellogg and the Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE UK) have announced a five-month trial to collect cartons at in-store recycling points, Resource reports. 2. Local heroes: The retailers benefiting from the rise of localism … 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. Greener Africa: Women – The face of a digital and green revolution? – Women are already active players in clean energy, food production, and ecosystem restoration and protection projects, but women are the missing ingredient in maximising Africa’s digital revolution, The Africa Report highlights. 2. Thailand’s … Continue reading Microcosm of the Macrocosm: 7 Planet-Focused Stories from Around the World

Swedish food brand Felix launch grocery store where products priced based on carbon footprint

Swedish food brand Felix has launched its own grocery store where products are priced on their climate impact – the more the carbon dioxide emissions, the higher the price. The Climate Store customers pay with carbon dioxide equivalents (CO2e) and all products are priced based on their climate impact. The company states that, in order to halve climate impact, every customer must keep to a … Continue reading Swedish food brand Felix launch grocery store where products priced based on carbon footprint