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Report: Warmer air, heavier rains will threaten Indiana’s freshwater ecosystems

Report: Warmer air, heavier rains will threaten Indiana’s freshwater ecosystems
Industries such as agriculture, transportation, and recreation all benefit from the health and stability of Indiana’s freshwaters. Now a new report released by the Indiana Climate Change Impacts Assessment (IN CCIA) suggests that with warmer temperatures and increases in precipitation, effective management and conservation of the state’s freshwater ecosystems will...

ND-ECI seed grants demonstrating impact

ND-ECI seed grants demonstrating impact
The 14 investigators who received 2017 seed grants from the Notre Dame Environmental Change Initiative (ND-ECI) are seeing their research bear fruit in ways that include testing the environmental impact of nanomaterials, using crowd sensing to detect groundwater well contamination, and studying Great Lakes salmon in light of Laudato si.’…

Programmed to succeed: ND-GAIN intern “MacGyvers” his own solutions

Programmed to succeed: ND-GAIN intern “MacGyvers” his own solutions
If there is a formula for how an internship should strike a balance between too little boss oversight and too much over-your-shoulder scrutiny, then Matt Lupo may have found it.    “It should be structured enough to tell you what to do,” said Lupo, of his internship with the Notre Dame Global...