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Study: Wildfires Responsible for 99% of Erosion in West

UA researchers assess impacts for a million years

'Compost Cats' Earn National Honor for Reducing Food Waste

Across the nation almost 35 million tons of food go into landfills each year.

Tips for Ensuring Recyclables End Up Being Recycled

20 percent of materials placed into household recycling bins are contaminated

NASA: Arctic Ice Photographed at Its Smallest on Record

Ice the size of 'two Texases' has disappeared in less than four decades, scientist says.

The Art of Paying Attention: White-Winged Doves

Artist Beth Surdut watches doves in her Tucson neighborhood play their version of "Pick up Sticks".

Nest building for architecturally challenged doves of the Sonoran Desert; and "A Book I Love" returns.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Results from the 2016 presidential primary, and a Tucson artist follows her dreams to Berlin.

Dive deep into the water shortage gripping the west on Arizona Public Media

Beyond the Mirage: The Future of Water in the West premieres April 15 on PBS 6

'Promotoras' Enlisted to Grow Rainwater Harvest

Latina community health educators hope to bring about greater awareness.

Forecasters Predict Arizona Will Return to Drought Conditions

El Niño’s rains went north to Sierras and Pacific Northwest

Praise and Pushback for Oak Flat Historic Designation

Native American sacred site sits atop proposed Resolution Copper Mine.

Bill Would Loosen Restrictions on Electronic Billboards

Astronomers worried that it will lead to incremental loss of dark skies.

"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.

Finding the Soul of an Octopus; and Who Killed Vincent Van Gogh?

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Looking ahead to the Arizona legislative session's second half; The Department of Child Safety deals with backlog of cases.

Bighorn Sheep Population Grows in Santa Catalinas

The program to reintroduce bighorn sheep into the Catalina Mountains is about two and a half years old.

Jaguar Video Rekindles Debate over Santa Ritas Land Use

Endangered animal habitat and mining both a part of the range south of Tucson.

A Little Belleville Visits Tucson

Oscar-nominated composer Benoit Charest accompanies the film "The Triplets of Belleville" with music played on vacuum, refrigerator, and newspaper.

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