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Site of the proposed Rosemont copper mine, looking west from Highway 83.

Rosemont Mine Formal Objection Period Nearing Its Close

Public can weigh in on proposed mine until Feb. 14, ending a 45-day period for response to Coronado National Forest's environmental impact statement.

Feb 12, 2014

Disease Drives Shrimp Prices; UA Researcher Seeks Solution

Syndrome kills species when young, causing entire crops to be lost; scientist finds way to detect it early on.

Feb 4, 2014
Site of the proposed Rosemont copper mine, looking west from Highway 83.

Formal Objections Begin for Rosemont Copper Project

Groups who participated in public comment can now file complaints on plan for the next 45 days.

Jan 6, 2014

Arizona Spotlight for Nov. 22, 2013

Annual bicycling race faces financial challenges, exploring tribal and dance music mixes, restoring plants in Patagonia to help polinators, and more

Nov 22, 2013
Bethany Brandt presses the air from the soil around the roots of a young plant at Deep Dirt Farm in Patagonia, Ariz. Brandt helps monitor the progress of the vegetation as a volunteer with Borderlands Restoration.

Patagonia Group Hopes to Restore Water Flow, Wildlife

They have introduced more than 2,600 plants this last year, all grown from seed, member of Borderlands Restoration.

Nov 22, 2013
Solar panel array at Tucson Water's Central Avra Valley Storage and Recovery Project

AZ Considers Another Large Scale Solar Power Plant

Proposed project, Maricopa County Park, would produce 300 megawatts of solar electricity, enough to power about 150,000 homes.

Nov 12, 2013
Arizona's desert sun is beautiful, but it can be deadly with too much skin exposure.

Climate Change Impact Felt in SW With Rising Temps

Recent report shows human influence; higher temperatures bring health, wildfire risks to the Southwest.

Oct 7, 2013
St. Gregory College Preparatory School is installing one of the largest solar energy systems in a Tucson school, producing 140 kilowatts of electricity.

Arizona Universities Praised for Green Efforts

State schools receive high ranks in recent list of environmentally friendly colleges; UA highest of the three.

Aug 14, 2013
Saguaros flourish in the Sonoran Desert

Suspect Charged in Saguaro National Park Vandalism

16-year-old boy alleged to have spray-painted graffiti on 11 saguaros, other spots in May.

Jul 31, 2013

Tucson Buying More Solar Power from TEP

Corporation Commission vote allows city government to expand from 4% renewable energy to 10%.

Jul 23, 2013
Jim Riggs breeds Polled Hereford cows, which can be identified by their red coats and lack of horns. In 2003, he sold of 80 percent of the herd to cope with the drought.

S. AZ Ranchers Face Drought Without Help

Farm bill extension excludes needed emergency assistance

May 8, 2013
Tucson City Hall

Tucson Seeks Reduced Plastic Bag Use

City will track use, recycling; no enforcement mechanism included

Mar 20, 2013
Public Affairs Specialist of the Saguaro National Park Natalie Luna Rose (left) and Park Volunteer Jim Swinehart (right) talk about National Park Week and the free admissions of great national parks across the country. National Park week is celebrated Saturday April 21st through Sunday April 29th.

Youth Wilderness Camp for Winter Break

Saguaro National Park allows kids to learn in nature's classroom

Dec 24, 2012

Dozens of Tortoises in Need of Homes

The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is at capacity, offering adoptions

Jul 5, 2012
Entrance sign to the Coronado National Forest along Catalina Highway.

Crowds Expected in Coronado Forest for the Fourth

Fire restrictions, changing weather call for caution, rangers warn

Jul 3, 2012

Venus Makes Once-In-Lifetime Celestial Cameo

Dozens gather in Tucson to watch planet cross between Earth and sun

Jun 5, 2012

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