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The Edit: In The Garden
The Edit

The Edit: In The Garden

Mother Earth as CEO, rewilding an urban space and more in this week’s #TheEdit.

2 minute read

11th Aug 2023

Our weekly round up of the best articles, podcasts and videos focusing on purpose in life, work and the world.

  • What the Webb Space telescope will tell us next. Astrophysicist Jane Rigby talks about the beauty of space, the possibility of life on other planets and how the Webb sees hidden parts of the universe – New Yorker
  • Meet the founder who made Mother Earth the company CEO. Sustainability has become a top priority for plant-based cheese company Willicroft – Raconteur
  • Inconvenient truths about the green transition. Getting rid of carbon and forced labour in clean energy supply chains is costly but necessary – Financial Times
  • A refresher on business air-travel etiquette. What not to do when you are flying for work  – The Economist 
  • Rewild the National Mall. Walking across the National Mall, I tore open a packet of wildflower seeds and scattered its contents across the grass – The New York Times
  • How to pivot later on in your career. Starting over can feel daunting, but your age and experience are assets – Harvard Business Review
  • Don’t overthink gardening. You don’t need a massive garden and a green thumb – The Atlantic
  • No hard feelings: empathy. Before the 1890s, there was no such thing as empathy. But luckily it was just the word that had not yet been articulated  – The Beautiful Truth

“To dwell is to garden.”

Martin Heidegger