Bird's-Eye View

Every day, people across the world will make decisions or innovations that affect the way Hoosiers live. We’ll track the changes so you’re ready for them.

Scientists Create Global Map of Bee Species

A global map of the distribution of 20,000 bee species has been created to aid in the conservation of the insect.

Indiana VW Committee awards 31 cities funding for electric vehicle charging stations

Committee awards 31 cities funding for electric vehicle charging stations.

Forest Service revises environmental policy review rules

The USDA announced it finalized changes to how the Forest Service undertakes environmental reviews of its actions under federal law.

Electric company lobbyists charged with trying to bribe Illinois official

Four former electric utility company executives face federal bribery charges.

Indianapolis Thriving Schools Challenge now accepting fall applications

Fall applications for the Indianapolis Thriving Schools Challenge are now being accepted through Nov. 20.

IU professor wins national public policy award

Professor Sanya Carley was awarded the World Citizen Prize in Environmental Performance by the Association for Public Policy Analysis & Management.

Governor Declares Nov. 15 “America Recycles Day” in Indiana

Indiana’s governor has approved the recognition of a day to consider the importance of recycling.

Veterans, Gold Star Families to get lifetime free access to national parks, refuges

Veterans, Gold Star Families can now get free access to national parks, wildlife refuges and other federal lands.

Purdue Wildlife Ecology Professor Wins National Teaching Award

A Purdue University professor was one of four educators to receive a national teaching award from the USDA.

In The Water

In the Water follows the complex discussions around Indiana’s most traditional energy source. It speaks to everyone from the miners who dig coal from the ground, to environmental activists fighting for coal ash disposal legislation and clean water, to residents whose health has been affected by coal ash pollution.

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With sound science as our base, we present environmental issues in a nonpolitical way. We seek to make science and environmental information available to and useful to all Hoosiers.