Over the last 10 years, 35 researchers have compiled 20 million observational records on the Earth’s land plants in order to create the largest-ever botanical biodiversity data set.
The EPA has awarded the Indiana DNR a $100,000 grant to help restore the Pine Station Nature Preserve near the Grand Calumet River.
A natural, biodegradable spray made from cornstarch could help farmers protect their crops from toxic substances from fungi.
IPL recommends that two of four units at the Petersburg Generating Station be retired, but the company commits the plant to coal until 2042.
Flooding near the Gary Works steel mill in Gary, Indiana, on Nov. 26 has released mercury into the Grand Calumet River.
Lehigh Cement Company LLC and Lehigh White Cement Company LLC were sued by Indiana, the EPA and six other state and local government organizations.
Scientists have created a free software that allows humans to see how the world looks for various animal and insect species.
Recent research has discovered that women who use permanent hair dyes or chemical hair straighteners are at greater risk for breast cancer.
The Indiana Department of Natural Resources has launched a new website that allows deer hunters to access and report data on white-tailed deer harvesting throughout the state.
Manmade climate change will increase the number of stalled weather patterns and create more deadly extreme weather events.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is seeking public input about adding per- and polyfluoroalkyl (PFAS) chemicals to the Toxics Release Inventory, a list of chemicals that companies are required to report to the EPA.
American Lung Association report finds tobacco use, radon exposure and air pollution are driving up lung cancer rates.
Researchers found that urbanization delays the time that plants bloom in the spring, which has an effect on the seasonal timing in cities.
At the 20th World Congress of the International Association of Penal Law, Pope Francis suggested adding “ecological sin against the common home” to the catechism.
Musical group Coldplay has declined to tour for their new album until they can figure out how to reduce their carbon emissions and stage more environmentally friendly concerts.
In three U.S. communities devastated by disaster, themes of loss and survival resonate through the personal stories of the people who were there.
Heliogen, a secretive energy startup backed by well-known people like Bill Gates, has created a way to use artificial intelligence and hundreds of mirrors to create a solar oven.
Indiana University is developing a lab to help first responders like firefighters and police officers prepare for floods, wildfires and other disasters.
This week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency presented an award to the Indianapolis Airport Authority for excellence and innovation in clean water infrastructure.
New GAO report finds flooding and other conditions threaten half of the state’s toxic Superfund sites.
Children are at greater risk of health effects from climate change than other groups, according to a report from The Lancet.
A report issued by the Government Accountability Office has found that 60% of U.S. Superfund sites are vulnerable to climate change.