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. As Greeks lower volume, experts can hear the earth’s murmurs – Greek researchers say a sudden decline in human-generated noise levels due to a nationwide coronavirus lockdown is giving them valuable insights into the inner rumblings of earth, according to Reuters. 2. Coronavirus lockdown giving world’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. Coronavirus comes to rescue of Sierra Leone’s plundered rosewood – A crash in demand for rosewood in China due to the coronavirus outbreak has led to an abrupt halt in illegal logging in this lush pocket of northern Sierra Leone, according to Reuters. Chinese demand for … 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. Rare Andean bears flock to cloud forest to feast on wild avocados – The real-life Paddington bears were in decline across South America, but records suggest their numbers are growing in Ecuador, The Guardian reports. 2. Remote working: Why it’s a positive change – Digital agency, … Continue reading Microcosm of the Macrocosm: 7 Planet-Focused Stories from Around the World

The Minimalists discuss how to “survive and thrive during unsettling times”

Changing times are upon us and while the vast majority of news, media and social media about COVID-19 are focused on the negative, there are those who are very real about the current situation that are looking at the positives and how we can learn and grow from it. In the latest podcast from The Minimalists, entitled How to Live Through This, Joshua Fields Millburn … Continue reading The Minimalists discuss how to “survive and thrive during unsettling times”

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. Win for conservation as African black rhino numbers rise – Numbers of African black rhinos in the wild have risen by several hundred, a rare boost in the conservation of a species driven to near extinction by poaching, The Guardian reports. 2. Sustainable fashion platform launches the … Continue reading Microcosm of the Macrocosm: 7 Planet-Focused Stories from Around the World

Victory for #NatureTrumpsWalls campaign as Irish authorities stop Trump’s “Irish Wall” along coastline

The construction of sea walls along Doughmore Beach in Ireland, coined “Trump’s Irish Wall”, has been refused permission by Ireland’s national planning appeal board, An Bord Pleanála. An Bord Pleanála formally rejected the plan for the construction of major seawalls, citing that the walls could damage the natural coastal sand dunes. Trump International Golf Links (TIGL) had submitted a plan to place hard armouing on … Continue reading Victory for #NatureTrumpsWalls campaign as Irish authorities stop Trump’s “Irish Wall” along coastline

Sustainable forestry traditions of Indonesia’s Dayak Iban community bring forward climate change solutions — One World, One Voice

The Dayak Iban community of Sungai Utik, Indonesia have long fought to protect the remote forests of Kapuas Hulu in West Kalimantan, of which they are guardians. The tribe have persistently and consistently defended the rainforest they depend on from being bought over or destroyed by industry and illegal loggers since the 1980s. The Dayak […] via Sustainable forestry traditions of Indonesia’s Dayak Iban community bring … Continue reading Sustainable forestry traditions of Indonesia’s Dayak Iban community bring forward climate change solutions — One World, One Voice