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. ‘Unassuming’ Cumbria M6 copse becomes wildlife haven – An “unassuming copse” next to a motorway has been turned into a “haven for wildlife” in an effort to boost the road’s environmental credentials, the BBC reports. 2. Ford to sell only electric cars in UK and Europe … 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. “We dumped thousands of roses every day”: Flower workers tell their stories – The Fairtrade Foundation shines a light on some of the people who produce one of the most iconic Valentine’s gifts – flowers – and sharing their stories, in their own words. 2. Scotland’s … 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. Coca-Cola to trial paper bottle prototype – The Coca-Cola Company’s first-ever paper bottle prototype is transitioning from the lab to the marketplace this summer through a limited online trial in Hungary. A run of 2,000 bottles of the plant-based beverage AdeZ will be offered in the pioneering … 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. How Amazon Conservation Is Cracking Down On Illegal Mining With Planet Data – Using Planet imagery, Andean initiative MAAP partners with Peruvian government officials and police to train them on the use of satellite imagery as a legal tool to prosecute offenders. By collaborating, several incidents … Continue reading Microcosm of the Macrocosm: 7 Planet-Focused Stories from Around the World

Bangkok embraces green living with the opening of a thriving forest park in 2022

Bangkok, a city that has been criticised for its lack of green spaces, is to welcome a thriving forest. A “forest park”, known as Benjakitti Forest Park, is set to open next year in the city’s Asoke area. It will a 1.5 kilometre elevated walkway, surrounded by tropical trees and a bicycle track that will connect to Lumpini Park. Along with a variety of plants, … Continue reading Bangkok embraces green living with the opening of a thriving forest park in 2022

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. Two Biden Priorities, Climate and Inequality, Meet on Black-owned farms – The administration has pledged to make agriculture a cornerstone of its plan to fight warming, but also to tackle a legacy of discrimination that has pushed Black farmers off the land, The New York Times … Continue reading Microcosm of the Macrocosm: 7 Planet-Focused Stories from Around the World

Paris to green up the Champs-Élysées creating “an extraordinary garden”

Paris’ iconic avenue Champs-Élysées is to get a much-needed green makeover and turned in to “an extraordinary garden”. Mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo recently announced that the Champs-Élysées will be greened up with gardens, tree tunnels, and more pedestrian areas. The renovation of the 1.2 mile long avenue involves significantly reducing the amount of vehicle traffic on the Champs-Élysées. The plan – by architect Philippe Chiambaretta and … Continue reading Paris to green up the Champs-Élysées creating “an extraordinary garden”

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. Here Are Biden’s Day One Actions on the Climate and Environment – President Joe Biden officially took office Wednesday, and immediately set to work reversing some of former president’s environmental policies. Biden emphasized the climate crisis as one of the major challenges facing his administration, along with … 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. A Radical Reset for Conservation in Africa – With tourism all but gone, the pandemic could provide the momentum necessary to activate much-needed changes in how we approach conservation, Yes! Magazine writes. 2. Australia: Spectacular ‘tree of life’ found in lake – Amateur photographer Derry Moroney … 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. In “The Whale Child,” Environmental Lessons from the Deep – Read an excerpt from The Whale Child, a new children’s book that centres Native culture and the relationship with Earth, available at Yes! Magazine. 2. How Taiwan Uses Buddhist Literature For Environmental Education – In The … Continue reading Microcosm of the Macrocosm: 7 Planet-Focused Stories from Around the World