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Feral Cats Make List of Invasive Species in the West

Salt Cedars, mussels and crayfish among the less cuddly pests listed.

'Where the Water Goes': David Owen Looks at the Past, Present & Future of the Colorado River

Also on Arizona Spotlight: members of Tucson's black community share and contrast their experiences; author Victor Shamas explores 'Deep Creativity'.

The Evolution of Television According to David Bianculli

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Tucson students working for political change on behalf of teachers; and artist & author Beth Surdut on mountain lions, and when the hunter becomes the hunted.

The Art of Paying Attention: Mountain Lions

Author and wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut focuses on mountain lions, and how sometimes, the hunter can become the hunted.

A Desert Museum for Art and History

Tucson has two different attractions with "desert museum" in their names.

Tree Rings Tell Story of Jet Stream

Changes to North Atlantic air flows alter European summer weather.

The Art of Paying Attention: Gila Woodpecker

Beth Surdut finds much more to these marvels of natural engineering than is obvious to the eye...or ear.

As Valley Fever Cases Grow, Research Aims to Improve Diagnoses, Treatment

A UA study center looks at effects of delayed diagnoses, hopes to pioneer rapid test.

Episode 164: Understanding Climate Change at Biosphere 2

Researchers use the facility to examine Earth-systems science in large scale.

Saguaro Genome Shows Why Many Cactus Species Are Hard to Classify

Researchers believe that long lives and long generation times have led to mismatches in the history of species.

Summer Fire Destroys Habitat, Food of Endangered Red Squirrel

A census found a dramatic decrease in the population of the Mount Graham red squirrel following the Frye Fire.

NASA: Spike In Atmospheric CO2 Related To El Nino

A vicious cycle might await if future climates reflect similar conditions of heat and drought.

The Art of Paying Attention: Alligators

Author and wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut shares her adventures paddling with the Myakka River's most famous inhabitants.

Raytheon Drones Fly Into Hurricanes to Collect Data

'Coyotes' were used recently in Hurricane Maria to aid in continuous monitoring.

Rare Arizona Turtle to Join Endangered Species List

US Fish and Wildlife says the reptile is in danger of extinction.

Pima County to Get Regular Air-Quality Forecasts

State environmental department to provide a 5-day outlook for the county.

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