Nature and Environment

NAU Lab Develops Tool To ID Bats From Guano

Sep 28, 2016 A DNA "mini-barcode" is aimed at making it easier to locate bats globally.

San Carlos Apaches, Others Sue Over Copper Mine Waste Site

Sep 23, 2016 Lawsuits claim US Forest Service violated several environmental laws.

Feeding Our Future: Putting Native Foods Back on the Plate

Sep 22, 2016 Why did the Tohono O'odham stop eating and growing their Native foods?

Monsoon Rains Ease Arizona Drought Conditions

Sep 21, 2016 Climatologists looking for signs of La NiƱa conditions


Sep 16, 2016 The eButterfly project is looking for the public's help in documenting the comings and goings of butterflies...

The Debut of Feeding Our Future

Sep 16, 2016 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Arizona Theatre Company overcomes financial struggle to launch 50th season; Tucson's Chinese community hosts Lunar Festival; eButterfly uses crowd sourcing to help science.

Arizona Tribes in Solidarity over Stopping North Dakota Pipeline

Sep 16, 2016 For many tribal members in the state, the conflict hits close to home.

So Far, Monsoon 2016 Has Been Normal and Above Most Places

Sep 15, 2016 Though when it rains it doesn't pour everywhere, with some areas receiving less.

Study: Saguaro Survival Sign of Climate Change Effect

Sep 12, 2016 Scientist connects age of saguaros with volcanic activity that changed temperatures.

The Arizona Trail Opens New Paths for Tucson Resident

Sep 9, 2016 Accident leads to exercise and new discoveries

Mapping the Intersection of Food, Energy and Water

Sep 8, 2016 NAU professor's research aimed at helping communities head off future crises related to water scarcity.

Newton Slows, Will Not Bring Much More Rain to Southeast Arizona

Sep 7, 2016 From hurricane to tropical storm and now to post-tropical cyclone.

Hurricane Newton Sending Heavy Rains to Tucson

Sep 6, 2016 Flash flood watch issued; up to 3 inches expected through Thursday.

$85M Allotted for Navajo Uranium Mine Cleanup

Sep 5, 2016 400 abandoned mines run by many companies now out of business.

Greenhouse Gas Surprise in Colorado River Pulse Flow

Aug 29, 2016 100,000 acre-feet released into delta had unexpected side effect, scientist says.

Can Tucson F-16 Training Reduce Fighter Pilot Shortage?

Aug 26, 2016 Plus: a preview of Tuesday's primary election; why the "digital divide" is shrinking for Tucson-area Latinos.

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