Nature and Environment

Arizona Members of Congress Introduce Legislation to Finalize Drought Plan

Apr 3, 2019 The DCP Authorization Act outlines how states propose to manage water from the Colorado River in the future.

Navajo Nation President Proclaims Renewable Energy Top Priority

Apr 3, 2019 The proclamation comes days after the tribal council voted to drop its bid for the West's largest coal-fired power plant.

Agency Collecting Animals Killed by Cars, Poachers for Tribes

Apr 1, 2019 The state's wildlife agency is helping Native American tribes looking for animal parts for cultural and religious use.

Study Confirms Mexican Wolf Status, Changes Red Wolf Classification

Apr 1, 2019 The study recommends maintaining the wolf's endangered subspecies status, which it may be stripped of.

How Extreme Weather May Affect Arizona

Apr 1, 2019 Valerie Trouet, a UA tree ring professor, discusses parallels between Arizona and California and the consequences of rising temperatures and extreme weather.

Conservation Group President Discusses Environmental Impact of Rosemont Copper

Apr 1, 2019 Gayle Hartmann speaks out against the newly permitted mining project.

Supporter of Rosemont Copper on Importance of Project

Apr 1, 2019 Arizona 360 sits down with Rick Grinnell of the Southern Arizona Business Coalition.

A Look at the History of the Rosemont Copper Project

Apr 1, 2019 Exploring the issues around the $1.9 billion project with Arizona Daily Star reporter Tony Davis.

Conservation Groups Sue to Block Proposed Rosemont Copper Mine

Mar 29, 2019 The groups claim the Army Corps of Engineers illegally issued a permit to the owners of the mine.

Bipartisan Drought Plan Legislation Coming to Congress 'Very Soon'

Mar 28, 2019 The drought contingency plan needs congressional approval before it can become law of the river.

Grant Will Send Students from Low-Income Households on Free Field Trips

Mar 27, 2019 The Angel Charity for Children Scholarship will cover the cost of overnight visits to Camp Cooper for more than 900 students.

Tucson May Temporarily Stop Recycling Glass and Newspapers

Mar 25, 2019 Officials pointed to a sharp rise in financial losses due to global changes to the markets.

States Ask Congress to Authorize Drought Contingency Plans

Mar 19, 2019 The measures are meant to prevent Lakes Mead and Powell from dropping to catastrophic levels.

High Snowpack Could Temporarily Stave Off Colorado River Water Shortage

Mar 19, 2019 But federal officials are quick to remind that one wet winter won’t solve the Southwest’s structural water problems.

Body of Dead Vaquita Porpoise Found as Report Says Only 10 Left

Mar 19, 2019 The critically endangered marine mammal found in the Sea of Cortez is in danger of extinction due to illegal fishing nets.

Elephant Birth on the Horizon at Reid Park Zoo

Mar 19, 2019 29-year-old Semba to give birth to her fourth calf in spring 2020.

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