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. Bears and wolves to coexist in UK woods for first time in 1,000 years – European brown bears, thought to have become extinct in the British wilds in medieval times, and grey wolves – which roamed free until the 17th century – are to coexist in … 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. David Attenborough says it’s ‘extraordinary’ climate deniers are in power in Australia – David Attenborough has highlighted Australia as an “extraordinary” example of a country where people in power remained climate change deniers despite the country facing some of the worst effects of global heating, 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. Milan is embarking on a bold plan to plant 3 million trees – Soon, there will be more trees than people in the city of Milan. Mayor Giuseppe “Beppe” Sala has embarked on an ambitious plan to plant 3 million trees in the Italian city—population 1.3 … 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. Humans have made 8.3bn tons of plastic since 1950 –  The Guardian reveals where it’s gone in an illustrated story. 2. The future of sports nutrition: protein powder made from food waste – Canadian green tech start-up, Beyond Food, collects fruit and vegetables from grocery stores … 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. Eskilstuna: how a Swedish town became the world capital of recycling – Since 2012,  Eskilstuna has implemented a spate of green initiatives, vying to make it the most environmentally friendly city in Sweden – and perhaps the world, The Guardian reports. 2. Sustainable packaging an expectation … Continue reading Microcosm of the Macrocosm: 7 Planet-Focused Stories from Around the World

Festivals organisation urges retailers and revellers to say no to single-use items including tents

Festival season is upon us and while festivals are a fun time to be had by all, they also generate a lot of waste, especially tents, which is  why the Association of Independent Festivals (AIF) is urging retailers and revellers to say no to single-use items. Organisers of more than 60 independent festivals across the UK have issued a call to retailers such as Argos … Continue reading Festivals organisation urges retailers and revellers to say no to single-use items including tents

Eco Warriors: Survey reveals the environment is the most important issue for 32% of young Brits

The environment and air pollution is the most important issue for 32% of young Brits aged 11-16, according to new research. The survey by National Citizen Service (NCS) found that 64% of children in the UK have decided to make fundamental lifestyle changes in a bid to help save the planet. The research also reveals that 87% of secondary school children have already made changes … Continue reading Eco Warriors: Survey reveals the environment is the most important issue for 32% of young Brits

Marmalade Lane: Cambridge’s sustainable neighbourhood reaping the benefits of cohousing

Cambridge’s first cohousing community, residents of Marmalade Lane, are reaping the benefits of shared experience and living in a more sustainable way. Marmalade Lane is a sustainable neighbourhood of 42 state-of-the-art homes offering a mix of shared facilities including a shared garden, with space for growing food and composting, and a “Common House” where residents can regularly eat and socialise together as well as host … Continue reading Marmalade Lane: Cambridge’s sustainable neighbourhood reaping the benefits of cohousing

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. Zume acquires Pivot Packaging to eliminate plastic in fresh food delivery – Zume, the company behind the Zume Pizza delivery vans that use hyper-efficient ovens to make pizzas as it delivers them to customers, has acquired Pivot Packaging, which makes compostable packaging, to eliminate plastic in 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. Waitrose trials 8 new plastic-free concepts to save thousands of tonnes of packaging and plastic -UK supermarket Waitrose is trialling a series of ‘Unpacked’ concepts that could save thousands of tonnes of packaging and plastic – and help shoppers live more sustainably at home too. Detergent and … Continue reading Microcosm of the Macrocosm: 7 Planet-Focused Stories from Around the World