Nature and Environment

Search On For Suspect in Mount Lemmon Fire

Apr 10, 2017 Molino Fire burned 50 acres before being subdued.

Christian Climate Scientist: 'Facts Not Enough' in Dialogue

Apr 10, 2017 Texas climate expert will speak at UA this week, saying human values important in discussions.

'Smart' Agreements Leave More Water in Lake Mead, Regulators Say

Apr 6, 2017 Snow pack will add to reservoirs this spring, but the Colorado basin remains in a drought.

Wildfire on Mount Lemmon Contained at 50 Acres

Apr 5, 2017 'Molino Fire' in brush, grassland led to closure of Mount Lemmon road.

Students Show off Science Skills at Annual Fair

Mar 31, 2017 More than 2,000 exhibits and activities for kids and adults at the Southern Arizona event.

Forest Service Gets OK to Seek Seasonal Firefighters, Despite Federal Hiring Freeze

Mar 28, 2017 The Forest Service has cut back on non-fire-related personnel.

Does Explosive Beetle Have Most Interesting Genome?

Mar 27, 2017 UA researchers hope to win crowd-sourced genome sequencing of the Sonoran Desert beetle.

Recharge Efforts Raise Groundwater Levels in Cochise County

Mar 27, 2017 About one billion gallons have been redirected to the recharge areas.

Episode 130: Feeding Tucson With Greenhouse Tomatoes, Greens, Herbs

Mar 24, 2017 Plus, hate crimes ordinance, reaction to Islamic Center vandalism, Jewish Center bomb threats.

Remembrance for Those Who Died in the Desert

Mar 24, 2017 Also on Arizona Spotlight: The American Friends Service Committee marks 100 years working for justice; Celebrating growth at the Mission Garden Project; and the US Poet Laureate Herrera visits a Tucson elementary school.

New Idea in 30-Year Effort to Save Mexican Wolf

Mar 24, 2017 State game official says captive-bred pups are the problem, so raise them with wild pups.

Uranium Mine Near Grand Canyon Deals With Excess Water

Mar 21, 2017 Environmental group, two tribes concerned that the water might affect forest, sacred site.

Tucson Heat Could Hit Record 95 Degrees Saturday

Mar 17, 2017 If forecasts hold, Tucson will tie a 110-year-old daily record; cooler weather expected next week.

Blocking Biodiversity: Why a 'Great Wall' Might Not Be Great for Wildlife

Mar 16, 2017 A border wall could impact numerous endangered species, including jaguars.

Why Did the Deer Cross the Road? Because She Had a Safe Place to Pass

Mar 16, 2017 The $10M wildlife overpass/underpass project is being used heavily by mule deer.

Spring Weather Draws Hikers, Then Rescue Teams

Mar 14, 2017 Many hit the trail unprepared for the reality of hours in the sun.

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