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A time lapse photograph of light pollution from Tucson reaching the Picacho Peak night sky.

Scientists: Darkness Harder to Find Due to Overpopulation

Use of artificial lights is increasing around the world; experts say tens of millions of people have never experiences truly dark skies.

Justin Gallick, Animal Care Advocate for the Pima Animal Care Center, discusses pet adoptions and the shelters growing problem of over population.

Local Animal Shelter Encourages Adopting During Holiday Season

Pima Animal Care Center is overflowing with cats, dogs that need a home; organization will waive $60 adoption fee.

Alo Vera is just one of the thousands of varying plant species in southern Arizona.

Tucson Groups Advocate for Native, Heirloom Plants

"We are not only interested in preserving seeds...but...the traditions...food culture in our Southwest."

Here we have the exterior of Biosphere 2 which is illuminated by a beautiful, golden sunlight.

AZ Illustrated Nature: Staying Cool in the Summer Heat

Learn about way to see nature indoors.

Some Hope During Immeasurable Grief

Children's Memorial Parks provide comfort, solace and memories

The plants that have survived, and even thrived, during the winter's cold spells at Tohono Chul Park are mostly native to the Sonoran Desert.

Native Plants Thrive at Tohono Chul Park

Behind the scenes at botanical garden shows resilience to winter

Picacho Peak, Arizona, Saturday, December 8, 2012: The official ribbon-cutting ceremony inaugurating the new GoE3 Quick Charging installation for EVs. (left to right) Ariel Brimacombe, Colleen Crowninshield (Tucson Clean Cities,) Bill Sheaffer (Phoenix Clean Cities,) Paul Bessent (VP, GoE3,) Bruce Brimacombe (CEO, GoE3,) Ken Bennett (AZ Secretary of State,) Colin Tetrault (Advisor on Sustainability, Phoenix Mayor’s office,) Sean Hegna (Eaton Corporation,) Cyndi Brimacombe.

Quick Charge at Picacho Peak

Visit a new charging facility for electric vehicles that is helping to turn I-10 into an "electric highway"

MINDDRIVE

Find out about a program that gives at-risk high school youth the chance to build an electric car, and then drive it cross country.

Ancient Signs of Intelligent Life

Visit some petroglyph sites in the Tucson Mountains with guide Allen Dart, the executive director of The Old Pueblo Archaeology Center.

At-Risk Youth Get Second Chance with Landscape Training Program

The UA is helping to sustain a program led by Tucson Clean and Beautiful that gives youth on probation a second chance.

President and board memeber of the Tucson Friends of Sabino Canyon Dave Bushell tells us about an upcoming event "Music in the Canyon" in Sabino Canyon.

Coming to Sabino: Music in the Canyon

Popular outdoor recreation area hosts Sunday event by donation

Downtown Tucson pedestrians

Housing Bubble Aftermath: Rethinking Sprawl

City planners examine lessons of growth, seek ways to shape Tucson's future

The Arizona Board of Regents recently recognized four University of Arizona professors for their work and accomplishments, and this week we have been introducing you to each of these exemplary educators. Tonight we meet Distinguished Professor Eduardo Saez in the Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering.

Distinguished Professor: Eduardo Saéz, Chemical/Environmental Engineering

Research in wind-blown dust, oxidation lead his work

President Mary Ann Pogany and Treasurer Charlotte Poole of the Friends of Oracle State Park speak about their organization and their efforts to reopen an important part of their community.

Volunteers Rescue Oracle State Park

Supporters find resources, aim for February for re-opening

Recycling

Keeping Tucson "Clean and Beautiful"

Local organization seeks more volunteers for cleanup in parks, washes, roadways

Water Is Rising, But Not in Our Desert

Tucson receives visitors from halfway around the world, where there's too much water

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