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 remarkable power of the prickly pear – A stalwart of the Mexican landscape is finding a second life powering up buildings in the desert, and it is proving to be an unusually sustainable biofuel, according to BBC Future. 2. Scottish villagers plan to buy out … 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 giving cash to poor families may also save trees in Indonesia – A poverty reduction programme is associated with a 30 percent drop in deforestation, Science News reports. 2. Cambodia will require a US$3000 coronavirus deposit from travellers – Cambodia requires visitors to pay a $3000 … 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. New funding announced to protect rare wildlife and vulnerable habitats across the globe – The UK Government has awarded £10.9 million for global projects to protect rare wildlife and vulnerable habitats. Wildlife set to benefit include turtles in the British Virgin Islands, penguins in South Georgia and … 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. World Oceans Day: Take a biodiversity tour of Dublin Bay – Marine ecologist and Coastwatch director Karin Dubsky highlights the biodiversity of Dublin Bay. Coastwatch is launching a citizen science survey on World Oceans Day, Irish Times reports. 2. While covid lockdowns keep others at home, … 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. Gucci abandons “worn-out ritual” of seasonal fashion shows – Gucci’s creative director Alessandro Michele has announced that the Italian brand will be disregarding the fashion calendar’s “stale” deadlines, holding shows just twice a year instead to reduce waste, Dezeen writes. 2. The 50 Greatest Sci-Fi Movies – The … 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. Gardening Advice from Indigenous Food Growers – Cheyenne River Youth Project’s director Julie Garreau discusses how “gardens represent resiliency, strength, wellness, culture” with Yes! Magazine, and other indigenous food growers share tips on how to grow a garden. 2. Take a Virtual Tour of the Studio … 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: Llamas deliver shopping to those in self-isolation – Those opening their front door to get their shopping delivered in Pembrokeshire might be in for a surprise. Instead of a delivery driver, elderly residents are having their groceries delivered to their doorsteps by llamas, BBC News … 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. With tourism on furlough, Hawaii’s whales are enjoying some needed rest from constant scrutiny – Citizen volunteers have been providing some wildlife conservation groups with anecdotal glimpses of other native marine animals catching a breather from tourists’ hot pursuit, Honolulu Star Advertiser reports. 2. When and … 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. Universal Basic Income: What it means and how it could shake up social security – Universal Basic Income is being hailed as the answer to a crisis in finances and welfare. Supporters including Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon say a guaranteed, regular cash payment to all … 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. Finding new uses for sisal in Tanzania – BBC meets entrepreneurs in Tanzania who are making new environmentally-friendly home interior products using the waste from sisal fibre factories. 2. Kangaroo hops through empty streets in Adelaide – A  kangaroo has been spotted hopping through an empty Adelaide … Continue reading Microcosm of the Macrocosm: 7 Planet-Focused Stories from Around the World