Nature and Environment

Pima County: Mining Company Broke Law With Blowing Dust

Nov 26, 2018 County officials say this is the most serious case of blowing dust in the area of any of five such Freeport violations since 2013.

Pothole, Graffiti Repair to Be Part of 'Brush and Bulky' Pickup

Nov 26, 2018 City expands twice-yearly service to neighborhoods.

Early Season Snow Delights Skiers, but the Drought is Far From Over

Nov 23, 2018 Experts say the bigger picture is more complicated, and is compounded by the effects of climate change.

Spotlight Session: Rebekah Rolland

Nov 21, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: The secret life of spiders, and Tucsonans share tips for coping with difficult emotions.

Live Camera Capturing Sandhill Cranes in Arizona for the Winter

Nov 20, 2018 14,000 birds are roosting at the Whitewater Wildlife Area, and more are expected to arrive.

Climate Change Could Drive Vegetation Changes

Nov 19, 2018 Tucson-based scientist charting similar changes from Ice Age.

More Bighorn Sheep Restored to Historical Ranges

Nov 19, 2018 Arizona Game and Fish continues to re-establish the species.

Playing Tag with Hummingbirds

Nov 14, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Luis Alberto Urrea on "The House of Broken Angels"; flutist Gary Stroutsos on playing music in sacred places; and Nancy Stanley on founding the stand-up comedy "Estrogen Hour".

A Surprise Choice in the Central Arizona Project Board Election

Nov 12, 2018 Republican April Pinger did not have a campaign website or respond to any questions from the Arizona Republic.

Tucson, Marana Suing Makers of Chemicals Found in Well Water

Nov 9, 2018 They seek damages for dealing with compounds called PFCs, which don't have established regulatory limits.

Three Things to Know About Colorado River Plans in the Works

Nov 8, 2018 Climate change is growing the gap between the river’s supply, and the demands in the communities that rely on it.

Arizona Officials Euthanize 3 Bighorn Sheep to Stop Disease

Nov 1, 2018 Game and Fish says the bighorns in mountains near Yuma were in contact with escaped domestic sheep.

Impasse Over Who Loses Water, and How Much, Could Sink Arizona Drought Planning

Oct 31, 2018 A water dispute is playing out between Central Arizona cities, tribes and farms.

$4.5M to Support UA Center's Research on Climate Change

Oct 30, 2018 The Southwest Climate Adaptation Science Center is an initiative investigating climate change in the Southwest.

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.

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