Author Archives: Emily Braun

Microbeads In Everyday Products Damages Ecosystems

By on September 30th, 2015 | Last updated: September 30, 2015 at 6:11 pm

Microbeads, like the ones found in common toothpastes and facial products, are damaging the environment more than many people know. The particles in these beads can enter oceans and rivers, disrupting marine life and causing damage to the ecosystem.

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Hand Sanitizer Leads to Increased Cases of Alcohol Poisoning

By on September 16th, 2015 | Last updated: September 17, 2015 at 12:11 pm

Hand sanitizer is supposed to stop people from getting sick from the flu, but small children are becoming sick from drinking the stuff, which smells good and comes in bright colors that appeal to them.

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Why Venomous Lionfish Threaten Florida Reef Habitats

By on August 20th, 2013 | Last updated: August 22, 2013 at 3:20 pm

Lionfish continue to be one of Florida’s most invasive species, but organizations are creating methods to control their population.

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Gainesville Dives into Breaking World Record

By on June 18th, 2013 | Last updated: June 19, 2013 at 10:32 am

At 11 a.m. on Tuesday, the city of Gainesville joined the collaborative effort to try to break the world record for conducting The World’s Largest Swimming Lesson.

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