All posts created by Rhonda Johansson
09/27/2017 / By Rhonda Johansson

As our hearts and bodies unite in the collective experience of the recent hurricane disasters across our country and other

http://www.environ.news/2017-09-27-biodiversity-results-in-healthier-more-productive-ecosystems-and-can-even-help-guard-against-extreme-weather.html

08/21/2017 / By Rhonda Johansson

Every year, a hypoxic zone appears along the Gulf of Mexico. Otherwise known as a “dead zone,” it is an

http://www.environ.news/2017-08-21-gulf-of-mexico-dead-zone-caused-by-agricultural-runoff-from-u-s-farms.html

08/20/2017 / By Rhonda Johansson

Illegal marijuana farms in California have left acres of land so contaminated with toxic chemicals and fertilizers that a quarter-teaspoon

http://www.environ.news/2017-08-20-californias-hemp-farms-producing-massive-tonnage-of-toxic-chemical-runoff-polluting-thousands-of-acres-of-land.html

08/19/2017 / By Rhonda Johansson

Utilizing solar power can save homes around 600 British Pounds ($775) in electricity bills every year. This was the conclusion

http://www.environ.news/2017-08-19-every-residential-home-could-be-its-own-power-station-dramatically-cutting-dependence-on-the-power-grid.html

08/18/2017 / By Rhonda Johansson

Research conducted by a team from the University of Michigan finally exposed the cause of the water crisis in their

http://www.environ.news/2017-08-18-acidic-water-stripped-the-lead-right-out-of-water-infrastructure-pipes-in-flint-analysis-reveals.html

08/06/2017 / By Rhonda Johansson

In less than a generation, we have managed to successfully pollute our planet by discarding more than 8.3 billion metric

http://www.environ.news/2017-08-06-humans-have-already-manufactured-8-3-billion-tons-of-plastic-with-no-end-in-sight-landfill-galore.html

07/30/2017 / By Rhonda Johansson

Geologists now believe that a massive volcanic eruption was the cause of the late Ordovician mass extinction. This is the

http://www.environ.news/2017-07-30-a-single-volcanic-eruption-caused-one-of-the-planets-most-devastating-mass-extinctions-scientists-discover.html

07/21/2017 / By Rhonda Johansson

A peer-reviewed analysis published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences classified this age as one of “biological annihilation”

http://www.environ.news/2017-07-21-chemical-pesticides-industrial-pollution-and-ecological-destruction-causing-sixth-mass-extinction-on-planet-earth.html

07/11/2017 / By Rhonda Johansson

Would you lick a toilet seat? Hey, don’t worry, you can just drink out of your used plastic bottle instead.

http://www.environ.news/2017-07-11-heres-why-you-should-never-reuse-your-plastic-water-bottles.html

07/09/2017 / By Rhonda Johansson

Researchers have found that common household pesticides can persist in homes for up to a year. These results, calculated by

http://www.environ.news/2017-07-09-bug-spray-chemical-can-build-up-in-your-home-and-cause-dizziness-and-brain-function-problems-scientists-find.html