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An abandoned mine in Kabwe, Zambia, where lead-rich mine tailing pipes litter the landscape.
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Pollution-related disease presents global environmental challenge


Written by: Cheryl Dybas , Pollution is linked to a startling 16 percent of all premature deaths worldwide, "a statistic that highlights our failure to address the causes of disease," says Gabriel Filippelli of the Center for Urban Health at IUPUI . "Instead, we tend to focus on the symptoms." Compounding the situation, Filippelli says, "is the...

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  1. Geology alumnus receives Distinguished Alumnus Award


    INDIANAPOLIS – Doss, a 1986 geology alumnus accepted the award after presenting his talk “Water Wars: Earth Science and Capitol Hill” and leading a discussion about environmental science and public...

  2. Seven Research Teams, Seven Continents


    INDIANAPOLIS -- Faculty from the Department of Earth Sciences have been awarded several grants to research topics ranging from glacial deposits in Antarctica to arc magmatism in the North Pacific...