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Disease Drives Shrimp Prices; UA Researcher Seeks Solution

Syndrome kills species when young, causing entire crops to be lost; scientist finds way to detect it early on.

EPA Proposes Pollution Control for 6 AZ Facilities

Federal plan to limit emission such as nitrogen oxides, sulfur dioxide; agency holding public hearing Feb. 25 in PHX, Feb. 26 in Tucson.

Local Kids Benefit from Nationally Recognized Ecology Program

Manzo Elementary School's sustainable infrastructure, projects also yield academic results in math, science.

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.

Home Energy Efficiency Renovations Still Pricey for Most

Although the price of solar and other renewable energy systems have declined steadily over the years, the up-front cost usually isn’t an amount that people can just dish out.

AZ Residents Look to Alt Types of Grass for Sustainability

Recently acquiring buffalo grass, artificial turf has been a growing trend to save water, other resources.

Raising Urban Chickens Interests Tucson Residents

City has a small but growing community of people who raise chickens in backyards; local school uses them for learning purposes.

Experts: Building Preservation Good Environmentally, Culturally

A look at the Historic Y, what's become; members of the Tucson Historic Preservation Foundation discuss restoring historic buildings.

Event Recycles Hundreds of Gallons of Old Cooking Oil

Green Friday takes place the day after Thanksgiving; people can drop off used oil which can then also be converted into biodiesel.

Tucson Nonprofit, Officials Collaborate to Preserve Water

Watershed Management, Mayor Rothschild, Dept. of Transportation help pass green streets policy requiring new roadway development designed to capture storm water.

AZ Week: Talks of AZ Water Crisis, Officials Search for Solutions

Existing supplies may not suffice in future; issues raised about where, how state will find more.

Patagonia Group Hopes to Restore Water Flow, Wildlife

They have introduced more than 2,600 plants this last year, all grown from seed, member of Borderlands Restoration.

Arizona Spotlight for Nov. 22, 2013

Annual bicycling race faces financial challenges, exploring tribal and dance music mixes, restoring plants in Patagonia to help polinators, and more

Northwest Farmer Raises Heritage Turkeys

Hobby farmer Marcia Lincoln is involved in every aspect of birds' life; sells turkey meat, eggs.

Desert Bighorn Sheep Return to Santa Catalinas

31 animals gathered from Yuma are released into Pusch Ridge wilderness Monday; 60 more coming.

AZ Considers Another Large Scale Solar Power Plant

Proposed project, Maricopa County Park, would produce 300 megawatts of solar electricity, enough to power about 150,000 homes.

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