How about a festival that soothes and cleanses the mind, body and soul and encourages respect for all life and the planet? Spirit fest does just that – celebrating life & spirituality through art and music, but also offering healing workshops, cocoa ceremonies, tantric dance, yoga and much more. With hot showers, a steam sauna, veggie, vegan and raw food. This festival is perfect to round up a summer and to enter Autumn with a cleansed body and mind. www.spiritfestuk.org
Forget vaping, how about a smoking device that also combines the therapeutic effects of aromatherapy tailored to you? Whether it’s to relax, increase energy, focus or improve memory, there are loads of different blends to choose from. Monq have recognised the increasing disconnect between humans and nature that is causing “technostress”, and so have created ‘Therapeutic Air’ that harnesses the power of plants, yet is accessible in the urban environment. Oh, and it’s recyclable! www.monq.com
The devastation left from Hurricane Katrina still haunts the communities of New Orleans today. Meet David Young the urban farmer who is transforming vacant lots in the Lower 9th Ward, into sustainable orchards. These orchards provide free or low cost healthy, affordable food to those who need it. With around 30 plots and having built the largest aquaponics system in New Orleans, over 2,500 pounds of food was given out last year to the local community. capstone118.org
Surrounded by Koggala, Sri Lanka’s largest natural lake, lies a modern luxury six acre design hotel. Founded by British photographer Rob Drummond and his wife Lara Baumann Drummond, Tri boasts eleven unique suites which are focused on wellbeing and sustainability. It is clear all things nature has guided the design of this impressive hotel, its geometric elegance and artistic finish embraces a sustainable belief. Only recycled wood and local materials have been used to complete this idyllic, topical accommodation. Living…
With the ever growing diagnosis of cancer and world-wide epidemics of malaria, Ebola and Zika, scientists are on a quest to find new ways to protect human life. As intelligent as the earth is, the answers can be located with the organisms living in the coral reef. Such organisms play a decisive part in drug development. Unfortunately we are in the midst of the longest coral bleaching events in history – are we are killing the cure?