All posts created by Frances Bloomfield
04/11/2018 / By Frances Bloomfield

There’s no denying the convenience provided by wet wipes. Originally marketed for babies, wet wipes have since seen more use

http://www.environ.news/2018-04-11-makeup-wipes-wet-wipes-how-non-woven-fabrics-do-more-harm.html

04/07/2018 / By Frances Bloomfield

Microfibers may be tiny, but their impact is nothing short of massive. A number of studies over the years have

http://www.environ.news/2018-04-07-microfibers-microscopic-pollution-has-been-found-to-make-up-a-majority-of-shoreline-debris.html

03/29/2018 / By Frances Bloomfield

Mercury is found all over the world — in the soil, water, and air. Very rarely do we associate mercury

http://www.environ.news/2018-03-29-alaskas-permafrost-holds-the-worlds-largest-deposit-of-mercury.html

03/12/2018 / By Frances Bloomfield

Microplastics have been leaking out into the environment by the millions from a manufacturing site in Stenungsund. But, far from

http://www.environ.news/2018-03-12-microplastics-leaking-directly-from-industry-manufacturing-sites-coastal-region.html

03/05/2018 / By Frances Bloomfield

In a bid to reduce plastic waste, the Taiwanese government intends to phase out all single-use plastics by 2030. This

http://www.environ.news/2018-03-05-taiwan-jumps-on-board-the-bandwagon-to-ban-straws-and-other-single-use-plastics.html

02/19/2018 / By Frances Bloomfield

The global air pollution situation has peaked, causing millions to succumb respiratory issues and other health problems. Various countries have

http://www.environ.news/2018-02-19-technical-solutions-for-pulling-pollution-out-of-the-air-are-distractions.html

02/14/2018 / By Frances Bloomfield

Solar energy is often touted as the energy source of tomorrow. We’ve been told that it’s clean, it’s safe, it’s

http://www.environ.news/2018-02-14-how-to-determine-solar-is-a-good-investment-for-your-home.html

02/12/2018 / By Frances Bloomfield

Determining the health of a lake or a stream could be done by looking for the presence of wild rice.

http://www.environ.news/2018-02-12-wild-rice-is-the-canary-in-the-coal-mine-for-lakes-and-streams-researchers-track-water-quality.html

01/25/2018 / By Frances Bloomfield

In 2016, the Chinese Space Agency conceded that it had lost contact and control of the Tiagong-1, China’s first prototype

http://www.environ.news/2018-01-25-chinas-doomed-space-station-with-toxic-chemicals-onboard-crash.html

01/15/2018 / By Frances Bloomfield

As of Jan. 9, 2018, the U.K. will no longer allow manufacturers to use plastic microbeads in personal care products

http://www.environ.news/2018-01-15-uk-banned-microbeads-beauty-products-oceans-environment.html