Microcosm of the Macrocosm: Planet-Focused Stories from Around the World

Here’s some of the stories that have captured Life & Soul Magazine’s attention this week: New project to connect young people and communities with nature in Mount’s Bay – Cornwall Wildlife Trust has launched a new project to improve local people’s access to the marine environment in Mount’s Bay, after receiving almost £250,000 from The National Lottery Heritage Fund. Over 1,000 children and young people … Continue reading Microcosm of the Macrocosm: Planet-Focused Stories from Around the World

California grocery stores must donate all edible food under new “composting” law

A new law in California, that came into effect at the beginning of January, requires that supermarkets and grocery stores donate all edible food they usually would have disposed of and sent to landfills. The new law, Senate Bill 1383, affects how the state of California and its food distributors treat food waste to decrease the amount of garbage that will end up in landfills. … Continue reading California grocery stores must donate all edible food under new “composting” law

Recycled Christmas trees helping to slow coastal erosion in New Orleans

Recycled Christmas trees find a second life as habitat for birds and fish and protection for the fragile coastline in New Orleans and the wider Louisiana state. Every year after the holiday season, contract haulers collect Christmas trees in New Orleans which are then taken to landfill where they sit until after Mardi Gras, when the National Guard is available to move them by helicopter … Continue reading Recycled Christmas trees helping to slow coastal erosion in New Orleans

Hidden mangrove forest in the Yucatan Peninsula reveals ancient sea levels

An ancient mangrove forest in the heart of Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula reveals ancient sea levels and serves as a warning about the “dramatic impact” climate change could have on the coastal plains of the Gulf of Mexico, according to researchers from Mexico and the United States. Located 170 kilometres from the ocean on the banks of the San Pedro Martir River in the municipality of … Continue reading Hidden mangrove forest in the Yucatan Peninsula reveals ancient sea levels

AllotMe: Pairing outdoor space with people in cities who want to grow their own food

A digital platform described as “Airbnb for gardens” has been launched to help tackle a chronic shortage of available outdoor space to grow fruit and vegetables in major cities across the UK. AllotMe pairs anybody with available outdoor space with people seeking somewhere to grow their own – known on the platform as ‘Greenfingers’ ­– allowing them to rent plots in just a few clicks. The … Continue reading AllotMe: Pairing outdoor space with people in cities who want to grow their own food

Microcosm of the Macrocosm: Planet-Focused Stories from Around the World

Here’s some of the stories that have captured Life & Soul Magazine’s attention this week: How This Brand Is Bringing Ethical and Sustainable Values To Skate Culture – Cariuma, a skateboarding shoe brand focused on creating positivity in youth culture and skate scene by leading by example, showing that it is cool to care about people and our planet and at the same time deliver … Continue reading Microcosm of the Macrocosm: Planet-Focused Stories from Around the World

Seed-dropping drones to plant 100 million trees by end of 2024

An Australian startup AirSeed Technology which has planted more than 50,000 trees to date using drone technology, aims to plant a total of 100 million trees by the year 2024. AirSeed Technology is fighting deforestation by combining artificial intelligence with specially designed seed pods which can be fired into the ground from the air. The seed-dropping drones can plant 40,000 trees a day, compared to 800 … Continue reading Seed-dropping drones to plant 100 million trees by end of 2024

Ed Sheeran commits to “rewild as much of the UK” as he can

Musician Ed Sheeran has pledged his commitment to “rewild as much of the UK as I can”. In an interview with BBC Radio London, the singer-songwriter said he is buying plots of land across the UK in order to be more environmentally sustainable. He said: “I’m trying to buy as much land as possible and plant as many trees as possible. I am trying to … Continue reading Ed Sheeran commits to “rewild as much of the UK” as he can

Tarot Tales: My journey combining storytelling and tarot to write a series of fiction short stories — Rosalind Medea

Some of you know me as an intuitive reader and some as a writer. Truth is, I do both and much more. One of my most recent writing projects is a fiction book called Tarot Tales Vol I: The Major Arcana. The book follows the journeys of Leo, a charming Italian teen born-and-raised in London, […] Tarot Tales: My journey combining storytelling and tarot to write … Continue reading Tarot Tales: My journey combining storytelling and tarot to write a series of fiction short stories — Rosalind Medea

Microcosm of the Macrocosm: Planet-Focused Stories from Around the World

Here’s some of the stories that have captured Life & Soul Magazine’s attention this week: Music Industry Heavyweights Pledge Collaborative, Coordinated Climate Action – A group of leading music companies has signed a wide-ranging commitment to decarbonize the global music business in alignment with the latest climate science, Sustainable Brands writes. Meet The Women Who Made History In 2021 – From Tunisia’s first female PM … Continue reading Microcosm of the Macrocosm: Planet-Focused Stories from Around the World