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Scientists consider vertical farming ahead of changing climate

A UA researcher says the technique could help solve future food concerns.

Report: Tailings dam poses threat to Rio Sonora valley 5 years after major spill

The report's author says Grupo México's new tailings pond threatens the health and livelihood of people already impacted by a 2014 spill.

Poachers swarm vaquita refuge ‘like never before’

A conservationist said the number of poachers in the endangered porpoise's habitat — casting nets for a fish called the totoaba — is unprecedented.

Marana's Tortolita Preserve protected from development, for now

The town will continue making lease payments on the 2,400-acre wildlife preserve.

Tucson youth will hold another climate strike Friday

Students will take to the streets once again to demand action on climate change.

Celebrate Christmas the John Waters way.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: "The 89-90 Trip" spends a day in Yellowstone National Park; and the legacy of ecologist Aldo Leopold.

Rep. Grijalva attends UN climate change summit

A dozen House Democrats are in Madrid for an international climate change meeting this week.

Former San Carlos Apache Tribe chair walking to traditional lands to protest copper mine

Wendsler Nosie Sr. is going to live near Oak Flat east of Phoenix to oppose the construction of the Resolution Copper Mine.

How to ID a Bee.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A closer look at how Tucson neighborhoods voted in the last local election; The 89-90 Trip: Day Three begins in Panguitch, Utah; and "Tilly the Trickster" at the Live Theatre Workshop.

East side development renews concerns about water and growth

Members of the City Council say it's time for the state to pitch in with CAP water.

Historically left out, Colorado River tribes call for more sway in Western water talks

With the drought plan done, some tribal leaders say their water rights can’t be ignored any longer.

Study: Arizona military base will be hardest hit by climate change

Bases in the state could see an increasing number of dangerously hot days, the study says.

Getting "Down to Eartha".

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Hear a "StoryCorps: One Small Step" conversation from Kansas City; "The 89-90 Trip" heads to Flagstaff; and learning to read the secrets of the trees.

How the Center for Biological Diversity grew in its fight against the 'status quo'

The Tucson-based conservation group has become one of the most influential in the country.

Revived stretch of Santa Cruz River provides oasis for wildlife

Dragonflies, toads and birds are just some of the wildlife showing up since the project started releasing treated wastewater in June.

Global scientist coalition delivers climate warning

An article predicts "untold human suffering" unless deep and lasting shifts are made.

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