Nature and Environment

Tucson Temps Break 90 Degrees

Apr 8, 2019 The temperatures in Tucson will continue to rise Tuesday, as April opens the door to fire season.

Congress Passes Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan

Apr 8, 2019 The bipartisan bill passed with no opposition following two years of negotiations.

Challenges Facing Arizona Farmers as Need to Conserve Water Intensifies

Apr 5, 2019 A discussion with UA Cooperative Extension's Jeff Silvertooth.

Modeling Ocean Recovery at Biosphere 2

Apr 5, 2019 Scientists at the facility are beginning an experiment to fix the facility's ocean as a model to help corals on a global scale.

Endangered Black-Footed Ferret Count Falls Short of Agency Hopes

Apr 5, 2019 A recent Arizona Game and Fish spotlight event found only four ferrets in the wild.

Arizona Members of Congress Introduce Legislation to Finalize Drought Plan

Apr 3, 2019 The DCP Authorization Act outlines how states propose to manage water from the Colorado River in the future.

Navajo Nation President Proclaims Renewable Energy Top Priority

Apr 3, 2019 The proclamation comes days after the tribal council voted to drop its bid for the West's largest coal-fired power plant.

Agency Collecting Animals Killed by Cars, Poachers for Tribes

Apr 1, 2019 The state's wildlife agency is helping Native American tribes looking for animal parts for cultural and religious use.

Study Confirms Mexican Wolf Status, Changes Red Wolf Classification

Apr 1, 2019 The study recommends maintaining the wolf's endangered subspecies status, which it may be stripped of.

How Extreme Weather May Affect Arizona

Apr 1, 2019 Valerie Trouet, a UA tree ring professor, discusses parallels between Arizona and California and the consequences of rising temperatures and extreme weather.

Conservation Group President Discusses Environmental Impact of Rosemont Copper

Apr 1, 2019 Gayle Hartmann speaks out against the newly permitted mining project.

Supporter of Rosemont Copper on Importance of Project

Apr 1, 2019 Arizona 360 sits down with Rick Grinnell of the Southern Arizona Business Coalition.

A Look at the History of the Rosemont Copper Project

Apr 1, 2019 Exploring the issues around the $1.9 billion project with Arizona Daily Star reporter Tony Davis.

Conservation Groups Sue to Block Proposed Rosemont Copper Mine

Mar 29, 2019 The groups claim the Army Corps of Engineers illegally issued a permit to the owners of the mine.

Bipartisan Drought Plan Legislation Coming to Congress 'Very Soon'

Mar 28, 2019 The drought contingency plan needs congressional approval before it can become law of the river.

Grant Will Send Students from Low-Income Households on Free Field Trips

Mar 27, 2019 The Angel Charity for Children Scholarship will cover the cost of overnight visits to Camp Cooper for more than 900 students.

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