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UA shifting to more renewable energy with TEP deal

The university plans to get 60% of its power from wind and solar by the end of 2020 as part of the agreement.

Deal will use Bisbee wastewater to recharge San Pedro River aquifer

The project is meant to support the health of the river following decades of agricultural pumping.

Tucson is getting electric buses, but more people are choosing to drive

The buses could reduce the city's greenhouse gas emissions, but ridership is at a 10-year low.

Hospitality makes up for lack of housing for asylum seekers in Portland, Maine

The small town has no more vacancies, but newcomers like those fleeing violence in Central Africa have discovered a wealth of hospitality.

Tumamoc Desert Lab revives century-old greenhouse

The plant collection is designed to expand public understanding of desert plants and where they originated.

Phoenix shelter a brief respite for migrants coming to US

If you’re a parent and child seeking asylum and released from custody in Phoenix, there are groups ready to help.

The US races to build a new border

Dozens of miles of new border fence was a campaign promise four years ago. It’s happening now in Arizona.

On the border in San Luis, asylum seekers from around the world wait months

Asylum seekers face a long wait at the border, punctuated by anxieties over sudden policy shifts that can shut the door on them.

Changing policies, plans: Toughened enforcement pushes asylum seekers to stay in Mexico

More and more, efforts are focused on helping migrants settle into life in Mexico, as they opt not to continue north.

Recent migration policies deepen the divide at the Mexico-Guatemala border

Towns along the Suchiate River are divided by a border but strongly linked by their roots and trade.

Why people are migrating from Honduras — and why many want them to stay

Honduras has become the top country of origin for migrants on the U.S.' southwest border.

TUSD to continue to revise sex ed curriculum, deferring vote

The governing board voted Tuesday night to continue to refine the plan, targeting next school year for implementation.

New border wall could further deplete groundwater supplies

Some scientists and conservationists worry the water needs of the new border wall could put a valuable desert oasis at risk.

Vail high school students make an early jump to college

Collaboration with Pima Community College builds a bridge to the future.

Scientist warns of tons of orbiting space junk, with more on the way

The debris is a byproduct of things we take for granted in our way life, Al Anzaldua says.

Understanding the legal decision blocking the Rosemont Mine

The opinion on mining and public lands could impact other projects across the West.

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