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Tohono O'odham Nation Establishes Youth Conservation Group

Congress passed a bill that created the Indian Youth Corps in March.

Jaguar Recovery Plan Envisions Sprawling Habitat Areas

The plan from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service drew criticism from environmental groups.

Biodiversity Roadmap Calls For Conserving Ecosystems to Save the World

An author of the study says preservation is essential to meeting carbon goals and to stabilizing vital, interconnected systems.

$220M Available to Small Businesses to Clean Up Navajo Uranium Mines

The funding comes from a $1.7 billion settlement from a company that mined the region.

UA Researchers Study Impact of Elephants on South African Landscapes

Elephant populations are prospering but causing problems for grassland tree and vegetation growth.

Above-Average Snowpack Improves Colorado River Reservoir Levels

It's good news for Arizona water this year, but doesn't reverse nearly two decades of drought in the Colorado River Basin.

Pima County Supervisors Back Lawsuit Over Rosemont Mine Approval

The suit claims approval of the mine project by the Army Corps of Engineers broke the law.

Drought, Mudslides Drive Central American Migrants North

Climate change impacts are exacerbating pre-existing crises that lead to out-migration, a Tucson-based journalist says.

UA Architecture Grads Forecast Future Effects of Climate Change

The projects were honored for designing innovative solutions for San Francisco Bay area.

In Colorado River’s Final Hundred Miles, Small Signs of Life Return

In recent years, the U.S. and Mexico have begun committing resources to restore portions of the final hundred miles of the dried-out delta.

As the Colorado River Basin Dries, Can an Accidental Oasis Survive?

As the fate of the Colorado River's delta is in the hands of many groups, inadvertent wetland Ciénega de Santa Clara has an uncertain future.

Five Years Later, Effects of Colorado River Pulse Flow Still Linger

While many effects were short-lived, it had a lasting impact on the imaginations of those connected to the river delta.

Modeling Ocean Recovery at Biosphere 2

Scientists at the facility are beginning an experiment to fix the facility's ocean as a model to help corals on a global scale.

Arizona Members of Congress Introduce Legislation to Finalize Drought Plan

The DCP Authorization Act outlines how states propose to manage water from the Colorado River in the future.

Endangered Black-Footed Ferret Count Falls Short of Agency Hopes

A recent Arizona Game and Fish spotlight event found only four ferrets in the wild.

Navajo Nation President Proclaims Renewable Energy Top Priority

The proclamation comes days after the tribal council voted to drop its bid for the West's largest coal-fired power plant.

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