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Eco Feature: IU Team Works on Indiana’s Response to Climate Change

In today’s Eco Report feature, correspondent Norm Holy speaks with Indiana University professor and acclaimed scientist Ellen Ketterson, who is part of a team of faculty working to develop plans for responding to climate change in Indiana. Last month, IU announced it would invest 55 million dollars in the project as part of the university’s Grand Challenges program. This is …

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Eco Feature – Willy Perez On Ecotourism in Ecuador

Eco Report correspondent Bob Kissel visited Ecuador earlier this year for a two-week bird-watching tour. Kissel interviewed the guide leading his tour, Willy Perez, about biodiversity in Ecuador, the country’s approaches to conservation, how Perez became involved with ecotourism. This is the first part of Kissel’s interview. The second part will air later this summer on Eco Report.

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Eco Report – June 15, 2017

Eco Report is a weekly program providing independent media coverage of environmental and ecological issues with a focus on local, state and regional people, issues, and events in order to foster open discussion of human relationships with nature and the Earth and to encourage you to take personal responsibility for the world in which we live. Each program features timely …

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Ecologist Details Threats to Endangered Indiana Bat, Other Species

In today’s Eco Report feature, correspondent Norm Holy talks with Forest Service Research Ecologist Susan Loeb, who has been involved with an effort to understand a massive bat die-off in the United States. Among the species that have been affected is the endangered Indiana bat.

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Eco Report – June 8, 2017

Eco Report is a weekly program providing independent media coverage of environmental and ecological issues with a focus on local, state and regional people, issues, and events in order to foster open discussion of human relationships with nature and the Earth and to encourage you to take personal responsibility for the world in which we live. Each program features timely …

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Eco Report – June 1, 2017

Eco Report is a weekly program providing independent media coverage of environmental and ecological issues with a focus on local, state and regional people, issues, and events in order to foster open discussion of human relationships with nature and the Earth and to encourage you to take personal responsibility for the world in which we live. Each program features timely …

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Eco Feature: Crown Hill Woods Preserved — For Now

In today’s Eco Report feature, correspondent Norm Holy speaks with Anne Laker from the Indiana Forest Alliance. The Alliance was involved in lobbying for the preservation of the Crown Hill Woods, an old-growth forest in Indianapolis. The Alliance recently announced the woods will not be cleared, at least not for the time being.

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Eco Report – May 25, 2017

Eco Report is a weekly program providing independent media coverage of environmental and ecological issues with a focus on local, state and regional people, issues, and events in order to foster open discussion of human relationships with nature and the Earth and to encourage you to take personal responsibility for the world in which we live. Each program features timely …

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Eco Report Feature – Adam Casey from Lake Lemon Conservancy District

In today’s Eco Report feature, correspondent Norm Holy speaks with the manager of the Lake Lemon Conservancy District, Adam Casey. In this next clip, Casey begins by discussing the sedimentation issues at Lake Lemon.

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Eco Report Feature – Steven Higgs on Southern Indiana’s Protected Natural Areas

In today’s Eco Report feature, we hear from Steven Higgs, an environmental writer and photographer who has published books including “A Guide to the Natural Areas of Southern Indiana.” In that book, Higgs documents 119 protected natural areas in southern Indiana. In this next clip, Higgs begins by discussing the role of land trusts in preserving these natural areas. Higgs …

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