Arizona Public Media
AZPM on Facebook AZPM on Twitter AZPM on YouTube AZPM on Google+ AZPM on Instagram

All Stories

German students David Sipple, Milan Daus, Stefan Zins and Davis Rösch have been riding bicycles all around Tucson during their visit.

Tucson, an Urban Classroom for German Students

University students visit the city to learn about global conditions

Participants at the workshop included representatives from academia, government and industry.

Arizona 'Unique Laboratory' for Sustainability, Scientist Says

Focus on future of food, water, energy and impact on society at Biosphere 2 conference.

This is a rendering of the Environment and Natural Resources Building

New Building May Be Greenest on UA Campus

$75 million Environment and Natural Resources structure set to be complete in June.

These olive trees at the U of A provide shade and beauty to the campus and its visitors.

University of Arizona Hosts 2nd Annual Olive Harvest

Members of the community invited to participate; campus home to hundreds of trees.

UA Graduate Student Gets EPA Award

Chris Guiterman will spend next two years researching effects past changes in climate have had on pine forest in Arizona.

UA Yuma Agriculture Center Aims to Improve Farming Techniques

Mission is to rapidly respond to problems faced by city; entirely run by university.

Mountain lion in the mountains west of Tucson.

Project Hopes to Photograph Jaguars, Ocelots Near Tucson

Camera traps set up at more than 200 places in mountains surrounding the city.

Teenagers Ask Big Questions at Biosphere 2's Summer Academy

It's a Tuesday afternoon, a group of high school kids are trudging in rubber boots through only mangrove forest in Southern AZ.

Familiar Sounds of Summer

Some "singing cicadas" are associated with the monsoon but a bug expert disagrees.

We talk to Vigrinia Rich, Assistant Professor, UA Dept. of Soil, Water and Environmental sciences, about permafrost microbes.

Permafrost Soils Could Contribute to Global Warming, Scientist Says

Recently discovered by team of researchers; have been frozen for tens of thousands of years, but are beginning to thaw, producing methane - a powerful greenhouse gas.

We talk to Teresa Lappin, Member of the Tucson Amateur Astronomy Association, and Robert Gilroy, President  of the Tucson Amateur Astronomy Association, about their organization's history, goals and projects.

Friends of Stars, Skies in S. AZ

Tucson Amateur Astronomy Association is celebrating 60 years in the community; they are connected to all things astronomy.

This is just one of the many types of rattlesnake in the desert wilderness of Arizona.

Group Spreads Appreciation, Support for Snakes

Tucson residents are working on awareness, education and conservation of reptiles; hope to give it a better reputation.

These olive trees at the U of A provide shade and beauty to the campus and its visitors.

UA Pays Tribute to Campus Trees, Recognizes Local Tree Campaign

Campus Arboretum dedicated 2014 Arbor Day Tree a few days early on Earth Day in recognition of Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rotschild’s 10,000 Trees Campaign.

University of Arizona student-run Compost Cats, a composting program that is partnering up with the city of Tucson and other organizations. Here is a farm on the Tohono O'dham Nation where the composting materials are taken.

Group Takes Wasted Food, Puts It Back Into Soil

The UA's Compost Cats collect food, other organic matter from the university, local restaurants; then use as garden soil, other operations.

This is just one of the many types of rattlesnake in the desert wilderness of Arizona.

Warmer Weather May Increase Rattlesnake Encounters

But experts say common sense, education can usually prevent unwanted interactions with the venomous creatures.

Christopher Conover, a corespondent for Arizona Public Media and a scientist from Biosphere 2 dive in the facilities fully replicated ocean.

Diving Under Glass: Adventure .001 Leagues Under Sea

AZPM's Christopher Conover dives into the glass enclosed ocean at Biosphere 2; 'From time to time, my job lets me go and do things on my bucket list,' he says.

Selected Categories

1 – 16 of 98

collection categories

click any filter to remove it

[Environment] [Higher Education]