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

09/24/2017 / By Frances Bloomfield

The dispersants used during the cleanup of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill have made the cleanup workers sick. This

http://www.ecology.news/2017-09-24-the-big-2010-oil-spill-killed-aquatic-life-and-ecosystems-now-its-killing-the-cleanup-crew.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.ecology.news/2017-09-11-ocean-acidification-coral-reef-fish-resilient-climate-change.html

09/06/2017 / By Frances Bloomfield

For almost four years, a building located in an eastern Missouri floodplain has served as the illegal dump site for

http://www.ecology.news/2017-09-06-thousands-of-tons-of-hazardous-waste-dumped-on-missouri.html

08/29/2017 / By Frances Bloomfield

Around 65.5 million years ago, an asteroid about six to nine mi — or 10 to 15 km — in

http://www.ecology.news/2017-08-29-just-one-asteroid-strike-thrust-the-planet-into-years-of-darkness-killing-almost-everything.html