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Welcome to Episode 26 of the IER Podcast hosted by Alexa Chryssovergis.
Hundreds Of Thousands Of Needy Hoosier Families Could Be Exposed To Harmful Pesticides
By Enrique Saenz
Hundreds of thousands of Indiana families depending on the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children could be eating state-approved food products that contain hazardous pesticides.
A roundup of recent climate and environmental related headlines from around the world.
Bans and regulations lead to dramatic decrease in elephant poaching in Africa
Link for the first story.
Scientists to start a forest fire to better understand wildfires
Link for the second story.
Oak-killing Pathogen Found in Indiana Nurseries
By Mark Alvarado
Earlier this month, the Indiana Department of Natural Resources intercepted plants containing a pathogen called sudden oak death in grocery stores. As its name suggests, SOD is a threat to Indiana’s oak trees if it’s not contained.