Nature and Environment

Episode 164: Understanding Climate Change at Biosphere 2

Nov 17, 2017 Researchers use the facility to examine Earth-systems science in large scale.

The Mysterious, Mystical Sound of Gamelan

Nov 16, 2017 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Water conservation vs. water crisis; what is it like to be a clown in the Macy's Thanksgiving Parade?; and Chris Dashiell on the unnerving 1968 film "Targets".

25 Years Later, Global Scientists Issue Second 'Warning To Humanity'

Nov 16, 2017 15,000 scientists sign statement urging people to heed climate change and environmental-destruction data.

Coronado National Forest Offers Permits to Gather Dead Trees for Firewood

Nov 15, 2017 Households limited to a single permit, allowing up to two cords of wood to be harvested.

Forest Fees May Go Up For Some Camping, Day-Use Sites

Nov 13, 2017 Proposed increase in fees would help maintain recreational sites

San Pedro House Re-Opens to Public

Nov 10, 2017 Falling tree branches prompted closure for repairs, safety concerns

Flagstaff Passes Resolution Against Uranium Hauling

Nov 10, 2017 But federal government has control over travel routes for the material.

Melinda Snodgrass: Exploring the Law on the Final Frontier

Nov 9, 2017 Also on Arizona Spotlight: A review of this week's local election results; "Missing in America" project honors departed veterans; and volunteers making a difference in Arizona state parks.

Saguaro Genome Shows Why Many Cactus Species Are Hard to Classify

Nov 7, 2017 Researchers believe that long lives and long generation times have led to mismatches in the history of species.

Mandatory or Voluntary, Bisbee Community to Keep Bag Ban Alive

Nov 7, 2017 Shop owners and residents would prefer not to fight the state in court over mandatory ban.

Episode 340: Southern Arizona Settles in For Warm, Dry Winter

Nov 3, 2017 A look at the effect of the climate on wildlife and communities.

Want to Learn About Native Species? Go On a Hike.

Nov 3, 2017 Friends of Ironwood Forest National Monument raise awareness about the site.

No Rain Fell in Tucson in October, Officially

Nov 1, 2017 It was the 12th time the Weather Service recorded no rainfall for the month.

On the Ballot: Sales Taxes for Zoo Fixes

Oct 31, 2017 Tucson residents to decide on new funding to replace and repair Reid Park Zoo infrastructure.

Facing Loss of State Funding, Bisbee to Roll Back Bag Ban

Oct 31, 2017 Version of resolution being drafted would make the ban voluntary, but reserve the city's right to challenge the state in court.

Weather Service Rolling Out More Precise System for Dust-Storm Warnings

Oct 31, 2017 The new system will only notify cell phone users within a certain range of the storm.

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