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. South Australia has passed laws to ban single-use plastic products – South Australia has become the first state to ban single-use plastics in Australia, but the new rules will not come into effect until next year because of the coronavirus pandemic, ABC reports. 2. The West … 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. Unilever to cut fossil fuels from cleaning brands – Unilever has pledged to drop fossil fuels from its cleaning products by 2030 to reduce carbon emissions, BBC reports. The consumer goods giant said it would invest €1bn (£890m, $1.2bn) in the effort. Unilever said it would … 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. Chadwick Boseman – 1976-2020: a real-life superhero who gave hope to many – The man behind ‘Black Panther’ changed the world – and he did it with talent, dignity and a good heart, NME writes. 2. New campaign champions environmental benefits of meat – The British … 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. Britain to introduce legally binding environmental targets – Britain said it would bring in legally binding targets on air quality, waste reduction, biodiversity and cleaner water as part of efforts to combat climate change, improve the environment and rebuild the economy, Reuters reports. 2. Zero-waste movement … 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. Digital groups help people aim for zero-waste lifestyles in Japan – Enacting change in everyday lives is key to reducing waste, and a growing number of online communities in Japan are helping people directly tackle the waste they produce, Japan Times reports. 2. In Chile, Indigenous … 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. LivingPackets hopes to nurture a circular economy with its smart parcels – A Berlin-based startup aims to replace the familiar cardboard box with an alternative that’s smarter, more secure and possibly the building block of a new circular economy. The primary product created by LivingPackets is … 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 tiny remote island in Scotland’s Inner Hebrides is looking for new residents – The Isle of Rum – a tiny island with a population of between 30 to 40 adults and children – is seeking applicants to affordably rent four new two-bedroom eco-homes, which are … 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. Vietnam bans wildlife trade to curb risk of pandemics – Vietnam’s Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has issued a directive to ban the Southeast Asian country’s wildlife trade with immediate effect in order to reduce the risk of new pandemics, Reuters reports. 2. Human-generated global ground … 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. Wild bison to return to UK for first time in 6,000 years – Wild bison are to return to the UK for the first time in 6,000 years, with the release of a small herd in Kent planned for spring 2022, The Guardian reports. 2. Red … 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. MCS calls for legislation in UK to stem flow of microfibres into oceans – Marine Conservation Society (MCS) is calling on the UK Government to help stem the flow of plastic microfibres entering the ocean from our laundry with a new campaign and petition called Stop … Continue reading Microcosm of the Macrocosm: 7 Planet-Focused Stories from Around the World