Just because snow is falling every other day in Bloomington doesn't mean it's too early to start planning for spring gardening.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- To promote collaborative research and inform water stakeholders throughout the state, an Indiana University research team has created the Future Water science gateway, a public interactive data portal that shows users a highly detailed model of the Wabash River Basin under a number of different climate scenarios.
More than 100 residents from across the region joined the Indiana University Center for Rural Engagement and Sustainable Food Systems Science in Bedford to exchange ideas and bolster strategic efforts to increase local food access for Hoosiers at the first Indiana Uplands Winter Food Conference on Jan. 30.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Indiana University Bloomington is one of 119 U.S. colleges and universities to receive a 2020 Carnegie Community Engagement Classification. This elective designation marks the campus's serious and sustained commitment to supporting and expanding service and volunteer engagement through teaching, research and collaboration with community partners.
O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs graduate student Joe Lange has many roles, including graduate assistant for a composting project with landscaping services, and media developer and toolkit coordinator for the Environmental Resilience Institute. But another part of the Indiana University student's identity is his signature feature: his beard.
Article title: Global-scale human impact on delta morphology has led to net land area gain (J. H. Nienhuis, A.D. Ashton, D.A. Edmonds, A.J.F. Hoitink, A.J. Kettner, J.C. Rowland, and T.E. Törnqvist. (2020) Nature 577:514–518)
Janet McCabe is a former assistant administrator of the air and radiation office at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. She once oversaw the nation’s ethanol program. She believes the country will never reach its sustainable-energy goals without major policy changes. But McCabe also has “some sympathy for the agricultural community,” which got drawn into ethanol at the government’s behest. “We said to farmers, ‘Please step up to end our reliance on foreign oil,’ ” she explained. “A lot of people in the farm belt stepped up.”
The Evangelical Community Church and Bloomington synagogue Beth Shalom have paired up to work together on environmental issues. ECC Pastor Bob Whitaker knows the partnership might be considered unusual, because Evangelicals don’t often get involved in interfaith groups.
A dozen IU Libraries staff members recently finished an eight-hour shift dirty and sore after working in a swampy area -- and they were thankful for the experience and opportunity.
Dave Fischer had an exciting career in supply chain management for technology companies and steel manufacturers that took him across the country and even gave his family the opportunity to live in Munich, Germany, for two years. But years of travel and missing formative years of his children's lives started to wear on him, and in the early 2000s, Fischer decided it was time for a change. He was ready to get back to the family business: farming.