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Body of Dead Vaquita Porpoise Found as Report Says Only 10 Left

The critically endangered marine mammal found in the Sea of Cortez is in danger of extinction due to illegal fishing nets.

With Arizona's Help, Sonoran Officials Install Dozens of Game Cameras

Many species' territories span the border, and game cams in both countries help agencies understand those animals.

Wildflowers Show Off Their Colors Around Arizona

Fall and winter rains provided a necessary resource for brilliant blooms.

Discovering "Unapologetic Beauty"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: An artist finds her dream job in the wilderness; and, part 2 of a discussion on "The Insect Apocalypse".

Kwame Alexander's Love Affair with Words

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Charles J. Babbitt's new guide for birding in Arizona; and, what's happening to planet Earth's insects?

Playing Tag With Hummingbirds

Volunteers and scientists are tracking some of the smallest residents of Cochise County.

Western Wildlife Agencies Finalize Monarch Butterfly Plan

The group, which includes Arizona Game and Fish have a conservation plan for the butterflies, which have seen plummeting populations.

UA Scientist Looks At Significance of Small-Scale Social Life

Finding clues to human intelligence in behavior of bees and ants

In Sonora, Hunting Means Big Business and Conservation

State officials are estimating up to $30 million in economic impact this season.

A Fascination for Fishing Cats

A University of Arizona scientist is helping the rare and unique felines.

"Dazzle Ships" in Tucson

Also on Arizona Spotlight: UA scientist studies "fishing cats"; Rain Pryor talks about "Fried Chicken & Latkes"; and two moments in time from poet Brother Be.

UA Conservationist Helps Water-Loving Feline Survive

Fishing cats of Southeast Asia are threatened by loss of habitat.

Documentary On Plight of Endangered Porpoise Heading to Sundance

The documentary follows the plight of the Sea of Cortez's vaquita marina, which is on the verge of extinction.

Volunteers Say Shutdown is Curtailing Vital Work at Wildlife Refuge

Work is being left undone at the Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge as volunteers can't access facilities or use tools.

"Call Him Mac": The Political Legacy of Ernest W. McFarland

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Bobcats in the Backyard; Making Music in the Name of Literacy; and a Taste of Vegan Mexican Food

Chinese Smuggling Bust Could Help Endangered Porpoise in Mexico

The illegal hunting of the totoaba fish swim bladders is considered the leading threat to the vaquita marina.

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