In Depth

How the Center for Biological Diversity grew in its fight against the 'status quo'

Nov 12, 2019 The Tucson-based conservation group has become one of the most influential in the country.

Revived stretch of Santa Cruz River provides oasis for wildlife

Nov 7, 2019 Dragonflies, toads and birds are just some of the wildlife showing up since the project started releasing treated wastewater in June.

Border wall construction continues across sensitive lands in Arizona

Oct 30, 2019 Contractors are working on new border wall east of Douglas, which will cross the San Bernardino National Wildlife Refuge.

UA shifting to more renewable energy with TEP deal

Oct 18, 2019 The university plans to get 60% of its power from wind and solar by the end of 2020 as part of the agreement.

Deal will use Bisbee wastewater to recharge San Pedro River aquifer

Sep 24, 2019 The project is meant to support the health of the river following decades of agricultural pumping.

Tucson is getting electric buses, but more people are choosing to drive

Sep 24, 2019 The buses could reduce the city's greenhouse gas emissions, but ridership is at a 10-year low.

Tumamoc Desert Lab revives century-old greenhouse

Sep 18, 2019 The plant collection is designed to expand public understanding of desert plants and where they originated.

Hospitality makes up for lack of housing for asylum seekers in Portland, Maine

Sep 18, 2019 The small town has no more vacancies, but newcomers like those fleeing violence in Central Africa have discovered a wealth of hospitality.

Phoenix shelter a brief respite for migrants coming to US

Sep 17, 2019 If you’re a parent and child seeking asylum and released from custody in Phoenix, there are groups ready to help.

The US races to build a new border

Sep 16, 2019 Dozens of miles of new border fence was a campaign promise four years ago. It’s happening now in Arizona.

On the border in San Luis, asylum seekers from around the world wait months

Sep 13, 2019 Asylum seekers face a long wait at the border, punctuated by anxieties over sudden policy shifts that can shut the door on them.

Changing policies, plans: Toughened enforcement pushes asylum seekers to stay in Mexico

Sep 12, 2019 More and more, efforts are focused on helping migrants settle into life in Mexico, as they opt not to continue north.

Recent migration policies deepen the divide at the Mexico-Guatemala border

Sep 11, 2019 Towns along the Suchiate River are divided by a border but strongly linked by their roots and trade.

Why people are migrating from Honduras — and why many want them to stay

Sep 11, 2019 Honduras has become the top country of origin for migrants on the U.S.' southwest border.

TUSD to continue to revise sex ed curriculum, deferring vote

Sep 10, 2019 The governing board voted Tuesday night to continue to refine the plan, targeting next school year for implementation.

New border wall could further deplete groundwater supplies

Sep 4, 2019 Some scientists and conservationists worry the water needs of the new border wall could put a valuable desert oasis at risk.

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