Nature and Environment

Colorado River Delta Still Thrives 2 Years after Dam Flow

Oct 27, 2016 It is supporting bird and plant life while recharging groundwater.

Tribes Receive EPA Funds For Environmental Projects

Oct 26, 2016 Largest project in grants will be water connection between remote communities.

October Heat Breaks Records in Tucson, at 96 Degrees

Oct 24, 2016 Daily high records were broken twice last week, with more record heat possible.

Study: Southwest May Face Severe, Multi-Decade Drought

Oct 24, 2016 If the rate of greenhouse emissions stays the same, it will likely hit by the end of the century.

Feeding Our Future: Turning Garbage into Gardens

Oct 20, 2016 How a group of UA undergraduates are saving the environment.

NAU Project Will Study National Park Boundaries from Space

Oct 18, 2016 The team will look at divisions caused by land-management choices, like logging.

Feeding Our Future: Harvesting the Desert

Oct 13, 2016 The answer to future food shortages may be right outside our doors.

Sensors, Signs: System to Warn I-10 Drivers of Dust Storms

Oct 13, 2016 Electronic monitoring will take place along a 10-mile stretch between Eloy and Casa Grande.

Spring Is Coming Earlier and Earlier, UA Study Shows

Oct 11, 2016 The problematic pattern result of climate change, says co-author of the study.

Radar Links Wastewater Pumping to Earthquakes

Oct 10, 2016 Technology observing dips and buckles of Earth found uplift near injection wells.

Does the Colorado River Dam Management Plan Hold Water?

Oct 10, 2016 Two-decade plan has support from states, but not from some environmentalists.

Feeding Our Future: Shortening the Line

Oct 6, 2016 The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona is trying new strategies to solve the root causes of hunger.

Acclaimed World Music Artist Katia Cardenal Visits Tucson

Oct 6, 2016 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Finding new purpose after breast cancer strikes twice; and "Feeding Our Future" asks if the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona can solve the root causes of hunger.

App to Tell Nogales Residents When Air is Unsafe to Breathe

Oct 6, 2016 Cooler weather, mountainous basin and pollution team up for a dangerous combo.

Pima County Ground-Level Ozone Safe, But Just Barely

Oct 6, 2016 More than a year ago the EPA decreased the level it considers safe for public health.

Arizona Land and Water Trust Wins National Award

Oct 5, 2016 Recognized for its work on water issues and land preservation.

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