All posts created by Frances Bloomfield
10/12/2017 / By Frances Bloomfield

Durable, versatile, and affordable — the three qualities that make plastic so common in nearly every item we use, and

http://www.environ.news/2017-10-12-biodegradable-and-edible-seaweed-may-soon-replace-plastic-packaging-on-food-in-an-effort-to-reduce-pollution.html

10/11/2017 / By Frances Bloomfield

As of Aug. 14, 2017, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) put into effect a working guidance for the eighth section

http://www.environ.news/2017-10-11-epa-announces-new-reporting-rules-on-nano-sized-particles-manufactured-in-the-united-states.html

09/27/2017 / By Frances Bloomfield

Hang on to that bag of coffee beans in your kitchen: a team of researchers estimated that the coffee-growing regions

http://www.environ.news/2017-09-27-predicted-decline-in-coffee-production-may-be-thwarted-if-they-save-the-bees-first.html

09/12/2017 / By Frances Bloomfield

The pervasiveness of aluminum foil in daily life has reached a point where it occupies landfills in thousands of tons.

http://www.environ.news/2017-09-12-researcher-discovers-way-to-transform-waste-aluminum-foil-into-biofuel-catalyst.html

09/11/2017 / By Frances Bloomfield

Ocean acidification is a phenomenon that has been associated with increased dangers for species of fish, such as leaving them unable

http://www.environ.news/2017-09-11-ocean-acidification-coral-reef-fish-resilient-climate-change.html

08/15/2017 / By Frances Bloomfield

The average onshore wind turbine is a good source of energy, but the same can’t be said of their smaller

http://www.environ.news/2017-08-15-vertical-axis-wind-turbines-harvest-turbulent-wind-more-efficiently.html

07/26/2017 / By Frances Bloomfield

As people emerge from their homes to enjoy the sunny weather, so too do the various insects creep out of

http://www.environ.news/2017-07-26-is-your-insect-repellent-made-from-toxic-ingredients.html

07/12/2017 / By Frances Bloomfield

Could one effective solution to air pollution have been under our noses all along? That seems to be case, according

http://www.environ.news/2017-07-12-concrete-structures-found-to-literally-help-cleanse-city-air-by-absorbing-sulfur-dioxide.html

06/11/2017 / By Frances Bloomfield

By harnessing the power of electric wind, researchers from the KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden have found a

http://www.environ.news/2017-06-11-clever-invisible-vortex-generators-found-to-cut-transport-rig-fuel-consumption-by-5-percent.html

06/05/2017 / By Frances Bloomfield

Deforestation caused by humans may have a hand in the increasing number of malaria cases. That’s what Lehigh University researchers

http://www.environ.news/2017-06-05-clear-cutting-forests-causes-worsening-outbreaks-of-malaria-study-shows-and-drug-companies-cant-wait-to-cash-in-with-a-new-vaccine.html