All posts created by Frances Bloomfield
08/23/2018 / By Frances Bloomfield

Dinosaurs helped nourish the global ecosystem with their dung, and the effects continue to be felt to this day. This

http://www.environ.news/2018-08-23-lasting-gift-from-the-dinosaurs-they-fertilized-our-ecosystem.html

08/04/2018 / By Frances Bloomfield

Over a billion tons of food is wasted every year, and the cause may lie in the label. Norbert Wilson,

http://www.environ.news/2018-08-04-billions-in-food-waste-use-by-date-food-labels.html

07/31/2018 / By Frances Bloomfield

In Southeast Asia, bats are being slaughtered by the thousands. But rather than being culled solely to protect fruit crops,

http://www.environ.news/2018-07-31-dead-bat-market-southeast-asian-bats-are-being-killed-by-the-thousands-to-satisfy-a-growing-american-market-for-the-oddity.html

07/17/2018 / By Frances Bloomfield

The continued use of herbicides has given rise to weeds resistant to these chemicals, calling for the utilization of new

http://www.environ.news/2018-07-17-weeds-can-no-longer-be-controlled-by-herbicides-demanding-new-management-strategies.html

07/12/2018 / By Frances Bloomfield

The next time you stroll along the beach, be wary of any colorful pebbles you come across. Those aren’t rocks:

http://www.environ.news/2018-07-12-plastic-pebbles-formed-when-plastic-mixes-with-sand-now-polluting-beaches-and-endangering-wildlife.html

06/26/2018 / By Frances Bloomfield

Sweating is our body’s way of keeping cool under high temperatures. Without sweat, our body temperature would go up and

http://www.environ.news/2018-06-26-one-species-of-eucalyptus-found-to-release-water-during-extreme-heat.html

06/09/2018 / By Frances Bloomfield

Could sheep help solve the weed problem troubling coffee plantations? According to an investigative team from the National Institute of

http://www.environ.news/2018-06-09-symbiotic-farming-using-sheep-to-graze-weeds-on-coffee-plantations-found-to-be-beneficial-economically-agriculturally-and-environmentally.html

06/01/2018 / By Frances Bloomfield

As populations increase and economies grow in Southeast Asia, so too does the demand for electricity. Yet instead of constructing

http://www.environ.news/2018-06-01-mekong-river-delta-in-southeast-asia-is-facing-major-environmental-upheaval-by-multiple-proposed-dams-that-will-disrupt-life-for-humans-and-animals.html

05/25/2018 / By Frances Bloomfield

Though small in size, the impact of ocean microbes is enormous. Not only do they act as the foundation for

http://www.environ.news/2018-05-25-autonomous-underwater-robots-will-collect-and-archive-seawater-samples-to-track-ocean-microbes.html

04/14/2018 / By Frances Bloomfield

Rising more than 20,000 feet above sea level, Denali, formerly Mount McKinley, is the tallest mountain in North America and

http://www.environ.news/2018-04-14-glacial-rivers-could-contain-fecal-matter-you-might-just-be-drinking-poop-filled-water.html