Nature and Environment

UA Joins Climate Change Coalition

Oct 29, 2018 The initiative aims to leverage the expertise of individual universities.

Court Changes Mind on Grand Canyon Mine Claim

Oct 29, 2018 Some say the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decision may be too late.

Citizen-Science Project Looks to Test for Polluted Rainwater

Oct 29, 2018 The five-year program teaches residents how to measure what's in their harvested rainwater.

El Niño Could Bring Drought Relief to the Southwest

Oct 24, 2018 El Niño rainfall could relieve drought conditions in states like Arizona, but drought will persist elsewhere.

UA Tree-Ring Researchers Add to Climate Study

Oct 19, 2018 Tracked expansion of the tropics; linked it to Sonoran drought

UA, Microsoft Working to Make Data Centers Sustainable

Oct 18, 2018 The 'Cloud' uses as much power as 6,000,000 homes

CD3 Candidates See Separate Paths Forward on Immigration

Oct 17, 2018 One of 9 U.S. House districts that border Mexico, the topic looms large in Southwestern Arizona.

Colorado River Reservoirs Start Water Year At Lowest Point in 40 Years

Oct 16, 2018 The reservoirs haven't been at 47 percent capacity since they were filled.

Cool, Wet October Follows Hottest September Recorded

Oct 15, 2018 This October is on track to be one of the rainiest.

Women Migrate Across More Than Borders

Oct 10, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Borderlands Theater explores"Sanctuary"; Pima County's Master Gardener program celebrates 35 years; and Tu Nidito presents an art show by youth coping with grief.

Master Gardeners Celebrate 35 Years in Pima County

Oct 10, 2018 Volunteers have been "planting knowledge" since 1983.

Dozens Remain Displaced as Tohono O'odham Nation Continues Flood Recovery

Oct 9, 2018 Damage assessments continue days after a tropical storm came close to breaching an earthen dam.

Flood Management Plan Could Bring Lower Insurance Rates

Oct 4, 2018 Pima County supervisors start process to draft a new plan that could save homeowners on flood insurance.

Officials Warn Dam Could Fail and Flood Tohono O'odham Village

Oct 3, 2018 An earthen dam stands between a lake swollen with runoff and the community of Ali Chuk.

Rosa Brings Rain, But It Doesn't Break Records

Oct 2, 2018 Most of the precipitation from the storm fell on the west side of Tucson.

Tucson Water Disputes 'Contaminated' Water Report

Oct 2, 2018 The director says the cancer-linked compounds present in the water are well below federal levels.

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