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The Art of Paying Attention: Alligators
Author and wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut shares her adventures paddling with the Myakka River's most famous inhabitants.
Rare Arizona Turtle to Join Endangered Species List
US Fish and Wildlife says the reptile is in danger of extinction.
A Tucson Family Observes Ramadan
Also on Arizona Spotlight: A summer insect forecast from "The King of Sting", and Beth Surdut's close encounter with a highly specialized desert denizen.
'Mars is Beautiful,' UA Scientists Enthuse Over Book of HiRISE Images
Also on Arizona Spotlight: Finding a future for historic Tucson places to become community art spaces; tune in with the UA amateur radio club; and new music from the Weiss / Soflin duo.
Annie Laos, A Tucson Original, Remembered by Friends and Family
Also on Arizona Spotlight: A look at alternatives to a physical border wall; how genome research helps science to understand epilepsy; "I Dream in Widescreen" brings new film makers' work to light.
Tucson Science Rally Gains Momentum as Earth Day Approaches
Also on Arizona Spotlight: Attorney General Sessions gives speech in Nogales; artist Lex Gjurasic stamps out reality; and Arizona's round-tailed ground squirrels get the attention they deserve.
Pie Party Celebrates Tucson's Sweet Side
Also on Arizona Spotlight: A wrap on the 2017 State Budget; a doctor from Pakistan makes a difference in Marana; new book details UA role in space exploration.
Shakespeare's Works Influenced by Science
The Bard's work references natural world
"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.
Comet Catalina Makes Brief Appearance
Discovered by Catalina Sky Survey in 2013
Arizona Spotlight for November 27, 2015
A tale of love and dedication from StoryCorp's Tucson visit; what it takes to live for a full year without processed food; exploring the true reason for flowers.
Arizona Spotlight for September 4, 2015
The psychology of everyday sounds; "That Desert Sound" celebrates the Tucson music scene of the 1980s; using Tucson to study the geography of global change; capturing the beauty and intensity of monsoon lightning on film.
Group Helps Grow Interest in Agriculture, Gardening and Nutrition
Cooperative Extension offers many programs in Arizona.
Find out why the dwarf planet Pluto casts a historical shadow over the Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, where NASA's July 14th Pluto flyby is big news.
It's Not Just for the Birds
Tucson Audubon Society's New Executive Director
MacArthur Fellow Gary Paul Nabhan
Scientist, food activist and writer raises awareness and enthusiam about plants, food, and a healthy environment.
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