The Green Republic Project calling on youth to help plant 20 million trees in Ghana by 2028

The Green Republic Project is on a green mission to make Ghana green again by having Ghanaian youth plant 20 million trees in the country by 2028. The grassroots organisation was set up by Nana Yaw-Osei Darkwa in 2018 to mitigate climate change in the West African country. Ghana has has lost half of its forests since 2000 due to deforestation, cocoa production, logging, clearing … Continue reading The Green Republic Project calling on youth to help plant 20 million trees in Ghana by 2028

Seed-rich hay from roadsides being used to restore precious wildflower meadows in Norfolk

A conservation project in Norfolk is using seed-rich hay taken from roadside verges to restore precious wildflower meadows. Green hay cut from Roadside Nature Reserves will be spread on farmland sites and Earsham Wetland Centre in South Norfolk to recreate wildlife-rich meadows. The hay cutting and spreading project is a joint effort by Norfolk Wildlife Trust (NWT), Norfolk County Council, and Norfolk Farming and Wildlife … Continue reading Seed-rich hay from roadsides being used to restore precious wildflower meadows in Norfolk

Liven up household chores with a Three Bluebirds Swedish Dishcloth

If you’ve yet to ditch the paper towels in your kitchen, perhaps Three Bluebirds’ Swedish Dishcloths may help you let go of them. Three Bluebirds’ eco-friendly cloths are sponge-like dishcloths made of 70% cellulose from FSC certified forests and 30% cotton, that cleans streak free and works on most surfaces, including glass, granite, tile and stainless steel. A bit more than a regular Swedish Dishcloth … Continue reading Liven up household chores with a Three Bluebirds Swedish Dishcloth

Around the World in 80 Eco Spas: Eco-Logic Thailand Resort, Pak Song, Thailand

Life & Soul Magazine’s Travel Guide to Eco Spas will whet your appetite for a vacation that brings healing to holidaymakers in accommodations that work in harmony with the planet. 16. Eco-Logic Thailand Resort, Pak Song, Thailand Thailand is much more than the beaches and cluster of islands that it has become known for. Further inland and off-the-beaten track is a plethora of lush landscapes, … Continue reading Around the World in 80 Eco Spas: Eco-Logic Thailand Resort, Pak Song, Thailand

Essential Oils for a Healthy Scalp

Taking good care of your scalp is crucial to the overall health of your hair. If your hair needs some TLC, treat it from the scalp and roots all the way to the tips. Hair follicles within the scalp require nourishment – if the scalp is excessively oily, hair follicles get clogged up, and if the scalp, there’s no moisture getting to the hair follicles, … Continue reading Essential Oils for a Healthy Scalp

Sit down to a zero-waste meal with Bambaw’s bamboo cutlery set

With people more conscious than ever of their use of materials and impact on the environment, some are even carrying a set of silverware from their cutlery drawer on them to handle their lunchtimes either sat in the park or at their desks. If you want to lighten the load in your bag, consider a bamboo cutlery set. Bambaw’s Bamboo Cutlery Set is a lightweight, … Continue reading Sit down to a zero-waste meal with Bambaw’s bamboo cutlery set

Mother Nature Reclaims: Angkor, Cambodia

Angkor in Cambodia, one of the largest ancient structures in the world, is also one of the best examples of how Mother Nature reclaims her sacred sites. Sacred sites refer to an area of land deemed especially sacred to Mother Nature and her indigenous lifeforms. Many architectural constructions, namely places of worship, have been built on sacred sites around the world, the ancient city of … Continue reading Mother Nature Reclaims: Angkor, Cambodia

Anglesey’s Melin Llynnon windmill falls in the trusty hands of native and top pastry chef Richard Holt’s masterplan

There’s no place like home, so when an advert to take on Melin Llynnon windmill on the island of Anglesey came up, top patisserie chef Richard Holt gave it his all and is now the proud owner of the last working flour mill in Wales. The 26-year-old Anglesey-native – who has worked as head pastry chef at Marcus Wareing’s 2 Michelin Star The Gilbert Scott … Continue reading Anglesey’s Melin Llynnon windmill falls in the trusty hands of native and top pastry chef Richard Holt’s masterplan

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. Food after oil: how urban farmers are preparing us for a self-sufficient future – Bristol is at the head of a food phenomenon that is helping residents better connect with their cities and each other, The Guardian reports. 2. 15 Photos Showing the Power of Protest and … Continue reading Microcosm of the Macrocosm: 7 Planet-Focused Stories from Around the World

Artifishal: Documentary reveals the threat to wild fish by fish farms and fish hatcheries

Artifishal is a documentary film that reveals the impact of humans on wild salmon and sea trout, and the destruction of natural habitats caused by fish farms and fish hatcheries. The documentary, from outdoor clothing brand Patagonia, traces the impact of fish hatcheries and fish farms – industries which hinders wild fish recovery, pollutes rivers and contributes to the problem it claims to solve. Artifishal … Continue reading Artifishal: Documentary reveals the threat to wild fish by fish farms and fish hatcheries