Nature and Environment

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.

How Does Tucson's Heat Affect Road Repaving Work?

Jun 18, 2015 It's too hot for some projects to continue without causing a sticky mess.

Flagstaff's Dilemma: Solar's Warmth or Mountains' Majesty

Jun 17, 2015 South-facing windows capture sunlight for winter heat; north-facing capture the view.

Could Amish Farm Dust Provide Relief from Asthma?

Jun 17, 2015 Tucson researchers are seeking clues from rural Indiana communities.

Harvesting Desert's Bounty Topic of Classes

Jun 15, 2015 Santa Cruz Farmer's Market will host demonstrations this month.

El NiƱo Could Bring Wetter, Cooler Temperatures

Jun 15, 2015 Climate models predict 85 percent chance of persistence to winter 2016

Familiar Sounds of Summer

Jun 12, 2015 Some "singing cicadas" are associated with the monsoon but a bug expert disagrees.

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