95 percent of ancient Ohio was forested. But centuries ago there were also small regions of prairie. Tall grasses and wildflowers were part of the prairie ecology and so were bison. Researchers near Columbus are trying to reestablish a prairie / bison ecosystem.
WOSU News Archives For: May 2, 2009
A geography class at Ohio State recently completed making maps of the Near East Side of Columbus.
Each year millions of people in the U.S. catch seasonal flu – 36,000 of them die from it. The World Health Organization reports more than 330 people worldwide have become infected with swine flu – at least ten people have perished. WOSU’s Mandie Trimble spoke with Ohio’s assistant epidemiologist, Mary DiOrio, to find out why health officials are so much more worried about the swine flu. Click the listen icon to hear the interview.