All posts created by Ralph Flores
08/08/2018 / By Ralph Flores

Cover crops have long been recognized for its benefits – they can reduce erosion, reduce nitrogen leaching, and improve overall

http://www.environ.news/2018-08-08-cover-crops-help-farmers-maintain-soil-health-and-biodiversity.html

07/02/2018 / By Ralph Flores

Love ’em or hate ’em, denim jeans have become an indelible part of American fashion. Some people love it so

http://www.environ.news/2018-07-02-whats-in-a-pair-of-jeans-environmentally-speaking.html

06/20/2018 / By Ralph Flores

Farmers in northwestern Michigan may have just found a way to hit two birds with one stone, figuratively speaking: They’ve

http://www.environ.news/2018-06-20-natural-is-always-better-using-predators-to-protect-crops-instead-of-herbicides-boosts-profit-and-conserves-wildlife.html

06/06/2018 / By Ralph Flores

Certain factors play a role in the development of soil seed banks in wood pastures, according to researchers from the Institute

http://www.environ.news/2018-06-06-grazing-animals-on-forested-pastures-found-to-actually-stimulate-plant-growth-benefitting-conservation-efforts.html

06/06/2018 / By Ralph Flores

Living in the big city isn’t all that it’s cut out to be – mainly because of pollution, which adversely

http://www.environ.news/2018-06-06-living-in-a-polluted-city-increases-the-risk-for-alzheimers-and-suicide-among-children-and-young-adults.html

06/05/2018 / By Ralph Flores

The results put forth by a paper from Sweden bring a whole new meaning to the statement “a person’s trash

http://www.environ.news/2018-06-05-landfills-seen-as-potential-source-of-raw-materials-in-the-future.html

05/30/2018 / By Ralph Flores

Keeping corals healthy has far-reaching benefits, not only for the corals themselves but also for nearby coastlines. New research, published

http://www.environ.news/2018-05-30-we-can-prevent-shoreline-erosion-by-protecting-coral-reefs-restoring-them-helps-protect-islands.html

05/21/2018 / By Ralph Flores

Food waste is turning out to be a problem of global proportions. According to data from the United Nations’ Food and

http://www.environ.news/2018-05-21-food-waste-being-recycled-to-become-consumer-products.html

05/16/2018 / By Ralph Flores

To save our forests, we must first save its shape. This is what scientists have come up with after studying

http://www.environ.news/2018-05-16-researchers-find-that-the-shape-of-tropical-forests-determine-their-stability-to-prevent-collapse-of-these-ecosystems-we-must-not-alter-the-contours.html

05/08/2018 / By Ralph Flores

The results of a water test in South Africa revealed the last things that a person would want in their

http://www.environ.news/2018-05-08-south-african-wastewater-found-to-contain-heroin-and-cocaine-scientists-say-problem-is-worldwide.html