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The living coffin that transforms your body into compost A Dutch startup has created a fully biodegradable mycelium casket – and it says the orders are flooding in Environment Society
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‘I play his favourite reggae songs’: the joyful ways people remember loved ones Marking the anniversary of a loved one’s death is an important ritual. But these events don’t need to be only sorrowful Written in partnership with Bequest
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Fancy discussing your demise over tea and cake? The rise of the ‘death cafe’ What are death cafes, why is their popularity surging, and how can we prepare positively for our passing? Written in partnership with Bequest
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Rewilding from beyond the grave: the burial plots that heal broken landscapes A burial startup wants to use death to breathe new life into degraded ecosystems, helping the departed leave a ‘positive’ legacy Conservation Environment Lifestyle Spirit
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Recording the precious stories of the dying A charity that records people’s life stories in hospices is now set to expand its work to homeless people and prisoners Society
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Woman who lost her mother at 20 launches network for bereaved young people Beth Rowland lost her mum when she was 20. She now runs a support network to help other bereaved young people Society Wellbeing
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