Nature and Environment

Arizona-based Solar Firm Draws Drinking Water From Air

Jun 29, 2018 Says Southwestern skies contain enough water vapor to provide private supply

Separated & Reunited on the Border

Jun 29, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: An update on the poaching of a male jaguar sighted in the Huachuca Mountains; meet Ciara Peterson, a Tucson girl who is a national champion at using braille.

Jaguar Seen in Arizona Last Year has Been Killed in Mexico

Jun 28, 2018 Spots on a pelt match those of a jaguar photographed in the Huachuca Mountains.

Prescott Cancels July 4 Fireworks Show Amid Fire Danger

Jun 27, 2018 Dry conditions cause concern for public safety, according to city's fire chief

UA Forecasters Predict Fewer Hurricanes This Summer

Jun 26, 2018 Annual outlook cites ocean temperature changes for short-term dip in storm numbers.

Tropical Bird is Treating Admirers in Arizona

Jun 22, 2018 The elegant trogon, a prize for many birdwatchers, is breeding in various mountain ranges around the state.

Overcoming Aphasia: "A River is Made Drop by Drop"

Jun 21, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Where Arizona stands after a tumultuous week for U.S. border policy; and an alternative to sunscreen developed at the University of Arizona.

Appeal of Sabino Canyon Tram Change Could Mean Lapse in Service

Jun 21, 2018 A pending appeal of the new contract award could delay the start of operations by the new operator.

Arizona Health Officials Warn About Rise in Rabies

Jun 20, 2018 Most animals were found in rural areas, principally skunks and foxes.

State Commission Wants to Change State Ban on Trail Cameras

Jun 15, 2018 The change aims to allow other cameras that capture images but don't transmit them live.

Tropical Storm Bud Likely to End Area's Dry Streak of 100+ Days

Jun 13, 2018 The storm is traveling up the Gulf of California, and outer bands are expected to bring rain in the coming days.

Arizona Counties Want More Funds for Mexican Wolf Recovery

Jun 13, 2018 A counties organization official says federal funding covers a fraction of the actual costs of the program.

City Distributing Sandbags as Monsoon Approaches

Jun 12, 2018 Tucson is also prepping barricades for streets prone to flash flooding.

State Launches Dust Storm Safety Campaign

Jun 11, 2018 The campaign asks drivers to "pull aside, stay alive."

CAP Walks Away From Mohave County Land Deal

Jun 11, 2018 Communities along the Colorado River had protested the deal over many months.

Got Bats? Check Your Hummingbird Feeder

Jun 11, 2018 Volunteers needed to track two nectar-feeding flyers.

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