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As of 2005, scientists say there were 29 surviving populations of the New Mexico meadow jumping mouse in the Southwest, but biologists say they believe there may be fewer now.

Team 'Inks' Endangered Mouse in Arizona, New Mexico

NAU researchers confirm species' range in region using special inkpads.

Botteri's sparrow is found mostly in Mexico but its habitat extends into small parts of southeast Arizona and Texas.

Hot and Humid for Humans, Bountiful for Nature

Plants and animals thrive with the summer monsoon rains.

Scarab or figeater beetles are common during the Sonoran desert's hot summer months when they come out to eat and breed.

Bright Green Beetle Makes a Sonoran Desert Appearance

Iridescent insect is active during summer months in Southern Arizona.

University of Arizona geosciences professor Jon Pelletier walks through the forest on Cerro del Medio, a mountain in New Mexico’s Valles Grande, after the 2011 Las Conchas fire.

Study: Wildfires Responsible for 99% of Erosion in West

UA researchers assess impacts for a million years

"The Soul of an Octopus"

A conversation with naturalist and author Sy Montgomery about her ongoing quest to better understand the consciousness and emotions of animals.

University of Arizona geneticist Taylor Edwards and the recently discovered Goode's Thornscrub Tortoise.

New Desert Tortoise Species Identified by UA Geneticist

Understanding animal’s habitat and habits will aid its preservation.

Students at the University of Arizona add their hand prints to a banner that will be displayed at the United Nations Climate Conference in Paris.

Historic Climate Accord A First Step, UA Professors Say

University of Arizona representatives say climate connects many issues

Grand Canyon

Proposals Would Regulate Grand Canyon Backcountry

Activities in canyon currently governed by 3-decade-old management plan.

UA Delegation to Attend United Nations Climate Conference

Faculty, students and community members to observe, network, conduct research.

Study: Warming Permafrost Releases Ancient Carbon

Influx of carbon in the air could speed climate change

A California condor soars near the Grand Canyon. It is the most endangered bird in North America. It's also the largest, with a wingspan of about nine feet.

Wildfire Added to List of Threats to Condor Population

Study shows about half of wild birds live long enough to raise a chick

The Art of Paying Attention: Javelinas

Wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut shares a peaceful front yard encounter with an infamous desert marauder.

EPA Waterways Rule Put on Hold in Arizona

Federal judge sides with suing states on injunction request

Forests Worldwide Vulnerable to Drought, UA Researcher Says

UA scientist contributes to climate change findings

Bighorn sheep in Santa Catalina Mountains.

Answer to What Killed Bighorn Sheep in Santa Catalinas

Untreatable Illness has caused severe losses in herds throughout Western states.

A Quest for Bighorns in the Heart of the Black Mountains

A postcard from the Desert Bighorn Sheep Workshop from Reporter Vanessa Barchfield

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