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Eco Report – May 23, 2019

In this week’s environmental headlines: A one billion dollar natural gas pipeline has been rejected by New York regulators. Puerto Rico is exporting a five-story mound of coal ash to Osceola County, Florida, for dumping. A third trial has come to a close over Bayer-Monsanto’s herbicide Roundup. A new study has more than doubled the worst-case-scenario projection for sea level …

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Eco Feature – May 23, 2019

WFHB’s Norm Holy talks with Jackson Keith and Jonathan Kopp about wind development in Indiana.

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Eco Feature – May 9th, 2019

WFHB’s Norm Holy speaks with Indiana Forest Alliance Executive Director Jeff Stant. The Indiana Forest Alliance recently completed a five-year ecological study of Yellowwood State Forest. In this second part of their interview, Stant tells Holy about their current ‘Eco Blitz,’ in the Hoosier National Forest, and their need for volunteers.

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Eco Report – May 9, 2019

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The Monroe County Solid Waste Management District Board continues to explore composting as a way to reduce the trash sent to landfills; The Bloomington Parks Department continues to fight invasive plants on park properties; Researchers have found a link between air pollution and dementia. GET OUT AND HIKE Producer Jan Walker speaks with Jill Vance about the Big Oak Trail, …

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Eco Report – May 2, 2019

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The City of Bloomington is making plans for another deer cull, at Griffy Lake Nature preserve; Bloomington is looking to create more energy self-reliance by converting composted waste to compressed natural gas; Extending security contracts at the former Griffy Lake water treatment plant has passed $1 million; Most K-12 teachers don’t teach climate change, but four in five parents wish …

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Eco Feature – April 25th, 2019

For five years, the Indiana Forest Alliance and volunteer researchers from across the country have been gathering data on species living in Indiana’s forests. In today’s feature report, WFHB Correspondent Norm Holy speaks with the IFA’s Executive Director Jeff Stant, who says they’re having trouble finding experts who know about many of the species they’re discovering in Indiana’s forests.

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Eco Report – April 25th, 2019

Listen to this week’s episode of Eco Report to hear a weekly update on important environmental news. In this week’s news headlines WFHB’s Graham Capito report on Former Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt expecting to lobby for the coal industry and against coal plant closures across the state, also in this week’s news headlines a team of research scientists …

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Mushrooms in Space: Discovery

Eco Report

In this week’s episode of The Secret Life of Fungi, Kalynn Huffman-Brower explores the science-fiction possibilities of fungi, for space travelers.

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Eco Report’s “IN Nature” – April 18th, 2019

This week’s segment of “IN Nature” is a discussion about the Spring Peeper.

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Eco Feature – April 18th, 2019

In this week’s Eco Feature, WFHB’s Jan Walker interviews Sandy Belth, Assistant Naturalist for Monroe County Parks and Recreation about Monarch Butterflies.

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