IUPUI study: Climate change drove population decline in New World before Europeans arrived
INDIANAPOLIS -- What caused the rapid disappearance of a vibrant Native American agrarian culture that lived in urban settlements from the Ohio River Valley to the Mississippi River Valley in the two centuries preceding the European settlement of North America? In a new study, researchers from Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis reconstructed and analyzed 2,100 years of temperature and precipitation data -- and point the finger at climate change.
IUPUI Center for Urban Health hosting delegation of Chinese scholars
INDIANAPOLIS -- The delegation is hosted by the IUPUI Center for Urban Health in partnership with the Center for Earth and Environmental Sciences; other IUPUI programs; and several community partners including Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Reconnecting to Our Waterways, Starkey Farms and KI EcoCenter.