Liz Blossom

Lastest Stories by Liz Blossom

In 2007, the United States was presented with a frightening fact: managed honey bee populations were dying off at an alarming rate, raising the specter of a future compromised by crop failures and...
Animal pollinators – bees, wasps, beetles, ants butterflies, birds, and others – perform the essential task of fertilizing plants. Without them, many plant species would decline or disappear,...
Bees are the world’s most important pollinators, and, therefore, critical to the world’s food supply. In their collection of pollen and nectar for food supplies, they move pollen from male flower...
Many people just want to relax or be entertained on their hard-earned vacation, while others want to explore the world and its treasures, or set out on a true adventure. With the many pluses that a...
Naming a child is one of the first big responsibilities parents-to-be have, and most try really hard to rise to the occasion. Some are lucky to know exactly what they want to name their baby. Others...
Many parents take the task of naming their children very seriously. The fact that the boy or girl will live with that name for at least 18 years can be overwhelming. What if they don’t like it? So...
Celebrating the birth of our nation is one of America’s favorite holiday. It’s truly a family holiday, with picnics, barbeques, outdoor games, fireworks, and reunions with friends and...
Raw statistics about diseases and mortality don’t always reveal the underlying causes or health issues that contribute to these statistics. And it’s these health issues — such as...
The current ongoing wave of animal and plant extinction, the worst since the dinosaur era, is referred to as the sixth extinction. While extinction occurs naturally at a rate of one to five species a...
Despite long-standing warnings of a climate emergency as well as efforts by some nations to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, the worldwide use of fossil fuels — and with it global greenhouse...
The 2016 movie “Hidden Figures,” which was certainly about racism, was also about the treatment of women in fields that men have dominated throughout history, particularly science, math, and...
Neither the size of an airline or its longevity is a guarantee, nor is its continued operation. An examination of industry failures over the last year makes this clear, though demise of relative...