Nature and Environment

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.

Arizona Monsoon Season Over; How Did Your Region Do?

Oct 5, 2016 Dusty got dustier, while cowboys, winemakers, birdwatchers of SE saw more showers.

Treated Water to Make Beer? Tucson Group Says 'Cheers!'

Oct 4, 2016 Pima County team fights stigma against reclaimed water; finalist for innovation distinction.

Feeding Our Future: The Manzo Model for Growing a School Garden

Sep 29, 2016 In an age of shrinking education budgets, should school gardens be a line item?

Visitors Flock to Arizona State Parks in Record Numbers

Sep 29, 2016 Nearly 3M tourists spent more than $16M at the parks, which lost some funding in 2012.

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 Niña conditions


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

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