Nature and Environment

Arizona Spotlight for July 24, 2015

Jul 23, 2015 Author and scientist Stephen Buchmann discusses "The Reason for Flowers"; three film scores that added dimension to their classic films; how one man overcame illiteracy; paying attention to stink bugs in love.

Sluggish Monsoon Season Expected to Pick Up

Jul 23, 2015 Tucson's rainfall below normal, other areas seeing increased precipitation

The Art of Paying Attention: Stink Bug Love

Jul 22, 2015 Artist and writer Beth Surdut knows that true adventure can be found just outside your window -- and sometimes, it's pretty racy...

ADOT: No Estimate for Reopening I-10 in California

Jul 21, 2015 Eastbound bridge 45 miles west of Arizona washed out during weekend storms

Opposition Mounts to Proposed Resolution Copper Mine

Jul 20, 2015 Critics of the mine arrive in Washington DC after cross-country trek

Solar Installers: Net Metering Limbo is Bad for Business

Jul 20, 2015 One solar installer sees layoffs coming with TEP's announcement that it will seek retroactive rate changes

AZ WEEK: Fire Burns, Benefits Southern Arizona

Jul 17, 2015 Arizona Week explores various consequences of summer wildfires

The Art of Paying Attention: The Rabbit Warren

Jul 17, 2015 The first in a series of essays by wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut about the adventures that may be outside your window.

Southwest Ranchers Find Benefits in Wildfire

Jul 13, 2015 Burnings helps groups fight back shrubs and bushes on grasslands where livestock feed

Quest for Water Takes Northern Arizona City to New Depths

Jul 8, 2015 Williams brings in drilling company to go three times deeper than its neighbors.

Arizona Spotlight for July 3rd, 2015

Jul 2, 2015 Exploring the planet Pluto as never before; land and sea survival training tests Air Force pilots' mettle; monsoon love for toads, tarantulas, and tortoises; and A Book I Love.

Toads, Turtles and Tarantulas Get Busy During Monsoon

Jul 2, 2015 The monsoon motivates movement and reproduction in the Sonoran desert.

Wildfire Managers Turn Focus to Prevention

Jun 29, 2015 After years of record-breaking conflagrations, calmer season brings a break.

METRO WEEK: Solar Energy Advances in the Southwest

Jun 26, 2015 As residents add solar, companies try to improve solar panels

Meteorologist: Incoming Storm is Start of Monsoons

Jun 24, 2015 Weather system will likely bring heavy winds, heavy rain by the weekend

Community Effort Tracks San Pedro River's Health

Jun 18, 2015 Volunteers will map flows for waterway that's vital to people and wildlife.

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